031119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem?

031119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem? A grandparent’s guide to helping their grandchild overcome obesity. The benefits of activity Often another common dominator are the parents and grandparents who are also obese and sedentary, thus setting poor examples for the children in their care. This is especially true in the early … Continue reading 031119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem?

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01119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem? A grandparent’s guide to helping their grandchild overcome obesity. Background information In many of the industrialized and underdeveloped countries around the world, obesity in our children is reaching epidemic proportions. This emerging problem is directly attributed to the increased time they spend setting and watching … Continue reading 011119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem? 1 of 3

110919 Combining strength training with endurance training

Never forget the cowardly attack on our nation on this date! 110919 Combining strength training with endurance training It has been well documented that exercising in moderate to intense spurts of as little as ten minutes at a time during the day will increase your physical fitness. Each of the following exercise series are approximately … Continue reading 110919 Combining strength training with endurance training

040919 Cardiovascular and respiratory endurance training

040919 Cardiovascular and respiratory endurance training The principle methods used to develop the cardiovascular and respiratory systems revolve around working below the anaerobic (without oxygen) threshold pace for both time and distance. This means performing a cardiovascular exercise at a pace fast enough to tax the physical response of the two but without going into … Continue reading 040919 Cardiovascular and respiratory endurance training

110819 Cardiovascular and respiratory endurance training

110819 Cardiovascular and respiratory endurance training The principle methods used to develop the cardiovascular and respiratory systems revolve around working below the anaerobic (without oxygen) threshold pace for both time and distance. This means performing a cardiovascular exercise at a pace fast enough to tax the physical response of the two but without going into … Continue reading 110819 Cardiovascular and respiratory endurance training

210719 The positive effects of walking

The positive effects of walking According to the National Heart Lung and Blood institute 1 in 3 adults in the US has high blood pressure. Many don’t even know they have the disease because there are no symptoms until the heart, blood vessels, and other parts of your body including your kidneys are damaged. When … Continue reading 210719 The positive effects of walking

160619 Introduction to aerobic conditioning

160619 Introduction to aerobic conditioning Aerobic conditioning is your body’s adaptations to working continuously ‘with oxygen’ or in other words ‘with air’. It is also known as cardio respiratory endurance or aerobic power. The word ‘power’ indicates a strong response to imposed conditions. Cardio work is a continuous activity that puts an increased demand on … Continue reading 160619 Introduction to aerobic conditioning

050619 Starting out with an aerobic exercise plan

050619 Starting out with an aerobic exercise plan The research over the past several years continues to support the benefits of aerobic exercise. Not only is it good for your cardiovascular system but it helps ease fatigue symptoms in those with chronic fatigue syndrome, in the elderly, and the long-term sedentary person. However, this does … Continue reading 050619 Starting out with an aerobic exercise plan

120519 Introduction to aerobic conditioning

120519 Introduction to aerobic conditioning Aerobic conditioning is your body’s adaptations to working continuously ‘with oxygen’ or in other words ‘with air’. It is also known as cardio respiratory endurance or aerobic power. The word ‘power’ indicates a strong response to imposed conditions. Cardio work is a continuous activity that puts an increased demand on … Continue reading 120519 Introduction to aerobic conditioning