Posts Tagged ‘exercise’

Cancer Treatment Plans Should Include Tailored Exercise Prescriptions

October 18, 2019

Reprinted from ACSM Newsroom Oct 16, 2019 Individualized exercise Rx can improve survival and side effects, lower risks (Indianapolis, IN) – New guidance from exercise oncology experts recommend systematic use of an “exercise prescription” by health care workers and fitness professionals in designing and delivering exercise programs that aim to lower the risk of developing […]

Resistance Training for Health

August 12, 2019

People of all ages and abilities who regularly participate in resistance exercise reduce risk of numerous diseases, improve quality of life and reduce mortality. Learn about the benefits of resistance training and the key components of a resistance training program in this new infographic from ACSM (American College of Sports Medicine).   

Exercise Intensity: How to Measure It

June 22, 2019

From the Mayo Clinic Exercise intensity: How to measure it Get the most from your workouts by knowing how to gauge your exercise intensity. By Mayo Clinic Staff When you exercise, are you working hard or hardly working? Exercising at the correct intensity can help you get the most out of your physical activity — […]

Fitness training: Elements of a well-rounded routine

May 31, 2019

Reprinted from MAYO CLINC-Healthy Lifestyle Fitness training: Elements of a well-rounded routine Fitness training balances five elements of good health. Make sure your routine includes aerobic fitness, strength training, core exercises, balance training, and flexibility and stretching. By Mayo Clinic Staff Related information Strength training: How-to video collection Slide show: Exercises to improve your core […]

Too Busy For Your Regular Workout?

December 20, 2018

Reprinted from:  MD Anderson Cancer Center Holiday exercise: No Gym Required BY Laura Nathan-Garner Exercising won’t just help your body burn those extra holiday calories before they turn into extra body fat. It also helps curb stress, lower blood pressure and improve your mood, so you can actually enjoy the holidays. Forget the excuses for not […]

Bulk Up Against Breast Cancer

June 26, 2018

Researchers have found that women with breast cancer who have a low muscle mass are less likely to survive stage 2 and 3 cancers. The study titled, “Association of Muscle and Adiposity Measured by Computed Tomography with Survival in Patients with Nonmetastatic Breast Cancer,” appears in the latest issue of the journal JAMA Oncology. Sarcopenia […]

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