Americans are recommended to get 150 minutes of physical activity per week if they are meeting physical activity guidelines. Here are some of the many benefits of adding regular walks to your routine.
Author Archives: Kimberly Burke
February is National Heart Month, so to honor it, let’s take some time to talk about heart health and raising your own heart rate.
Resolutions can be exciting, but they can also be daunting when we start to create a long list. Here are a few simple tips in setting and keeping New Year’s Resolutions.
We spend a lot of time instructing kids as to the proper washing technique but don’t often reinforce it later in life. So, what are the recommendations and good reminders to remember this season?
The common cold is almost inevitable during our lifetime, and it regularly occurs every cold and flu season. The best advice is to listen to your body, but there are some general guides for if, and when, to exercise when dealing with a cold or illness.
The earlier positive physical activity habits start means the higher we peak in areas like cardiorespiratory fitness, muscle mass, and bone mineral density. And with continued activity, it means the longer they are maintained and the less steep of decline or loss that is naturally associated with aging.
Many of us may have a goal to start being active or to become more active, but sometimes we are unsure of when or how to find a safe place to start. If you’re thinking of starting an exercise program, there are a few quick questions you can ask yourself.
Sedentary behavior has long been targeted as its own modifiable risk factor to decrease the risk for heart disease. But is sitting for non-leisure work-related activities as bad as sitting on the couch at home?
The summer heat has reached its peak. These tips will help you get the most of your warm summer while staying safe in the sunlight.