Physical activity associated with slower cognitive decline in people with high levels of tau protein

Engaging in high or medium levels of physical activity was associated with slower rates of cognitive decline in people with high or low levels of tau, compared to those with little physical activity. Led by researchers from the Rush University Medical Center, the findings were published in JAMA Network Open on Aug. 11. The researchers noted that measuring levels of tau, a protein that is a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease, in the blood could help identify people who might benefit from early intervention to slow cognitive decline.

200821 Adaptation by Daniel Pare, strength coach

Years ago, I used to work in a commercial gym. In that gym, there was a machine, and an older person was doing bench press in a Universal station. The stack is behind the bench and the handle is shaped like a T. I am looking at this person setting up to do bench-press. She positioned herself and started to bench-press.

140521 Recovery methods employed after heavy exercise. (2/2

Recovery methods employed after heavy exercise. (2/2) By Danny M. O'Dell, M.A. CSCS Continued from last week Let us briefly discuss a few of these and the way in which they are applied during the recovery process. Use these various modalities between sets or between days of training. Experiment until you have found the ones … Continue reading 140521 Recovery methods employed after heavy exercise. (2/2

070521 Recovery methods employed after heavy exercise part one of two

Use of the various means of recovery should be included as a part of the over all design package of your work out plan. You will find some that fit you very well, just as some exercise seem to be tailor made especially for you. However, keep varying the different modalities, as your body will soon accustom itself to those, which are applied most frequently. The benefits will diminish if they are over used. The bottom line on the issue is this: just as you change your exercise selections around each training day so must you change your recovery modes around.

110221 At-Home Yoga on Zoom – Health, Wellness, and Sexual Empowerment

At-Home Yoga on Zoom - Health, Wellness, & Sexual Empowerment Reprinted with permission from: https://www.loradicarlo.com/blog/athome-yoga-on-zoom-health-wellness-sexual-empowerment Remember when everyone started growing green onions, or scallions, in mason jars on their windowsills at the beginning of quarantine? Or how about the exploding popularity of roller skating that caused nationwide shortages of roller skates in the U.S.? There’ve … Continue reading 110221 At-Home Yoga on Zoom – Health, Wellness, and Sexual Empowerment

211220 How Older Adults Can Get Started with Exercise

Are you considering adding exercise to your daily routine or significantly increasing your level of activity? Talk to your doctor about the exercises and physical activities that are best for you. During your appointment, you can ask:

020920 Strengthening your body provides positive and specific health benefits (2 of 2)

020920 Strengthening your body provides positive and specific health benefits (2 of 2) Resistance training is well suited to altering the ratio of fat to lean muscle in your body. Resistance exercise, on the other hand, helps increase your lean muscle mass. This is important because muscle tissue is much more active than fat tissue. … Continue reading 020920 Strengthening your body provides positive and specific health benefits (2 of 2)

260820 Strengthening your body provides positive and specific health benefits (1 of 2)

260820 Strengthening your body provides positive and specific health benefits (1 of 2) It doesn’t seem to matter what mode of resistance you use to initially get stronger, i.e. machines, bands, or even your own bodyweight, it all counts. However if your goal is to become as strong and powerful as possible and build up … Continue reading 260820 Strengthening your body provides positive and specific health benefits (1 of 2)