HealthDay (8/26, Preidt) reported, "Aerobic exercise is better than resistance training if you want to lose the belly fat that poses a serious threat to your health," according to a study published Aug. 25 in the American Journal of Physiology. After comparing the "effectiveness of aerobic exercise (such as jogging), resistance training (such as weight lifting), … Continue reading Aerobic Exercise Trumps Resistance Training For Losing Belly Fat
USA Today (8/2, Lloyd) reports, "More research shows that even small amounts of aerobic exercise help lower coronary heart disease risk, according to a review published Monday in Circulation, the journal of the American Heart Association." This "mega-study is part of a growing body of research showing that some physical activity provides health benefits." The Los Angeles Times (8/2) "Booster … Continue reading Even Small Amounts Of Aerobic Exercise May Lower Coronary Heart Disease Risk
These 7 exercises are popular with most workout enthusiasts, but they could actually be HARMING your body! Exercise is meant to help you, right? Unfortunately, there are certain “exercises” in the gym that cause more harm than good. I’d like to take a strong look at the 7 most prevalent injury-causing exercises in most gyms. … Continue reading The 7 WORST Gym Exercises to NEVER Do
[ Editor's Note: Fitness author Jon Benson shared this letter with me and gave me permission to share it with you. ] If I had to pick out the number one reason most people fail to achieve good results in the gym, guess what it would be? Over-training. Exercising too much. Sounds counter-intuitive, but trust … Continue reading Exercise Less, Not More!
Medscape (4/8, Kling) reported that "brief, intensive exercise is an effective way to lower cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in adolescents, according to a study published online April 6 in the American Journal of Human Biology." HealthDay (4/8, Preidt) reported that after "seven weeks, teens in" a "moderate-intensity group had completed a total of 420 minutes … Continue reading Brief, Intensive Exercise May Help Lower Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors In Adolescents