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New Fitness Guidelines

Post by PearsonCharles on Fri Sep 27, 2013 12:15 am

The government endorses tree-climbing for kids. Kids and teens are encouraged to get an hour of physical activity every day, including bone- and muscle-building exercise at least three times a week.

If you don't have a lot of time, you can work harder for shorter periods. Moderate exercise includes things like brisk walking, doubles tennis, and biking slower than 10 mph

If you're older, watch your balance. Older adults are advised to get the same 150 minutes plus strength training as everyone else, health and chronic conditions permitting.

Pregnant women can follow Paula Radcliffe's example. The 2007 women's New York City Marathon champ (and world-record holder) trained until the day before she went into labor with her daughter and started up again two weeks after the birth.

Some people may benefit from even more exercise. Type 2 diabetics reap a lot of heart benefits from that 150-minute prescription, but they get even more if they move closer to 300 minutes a week.

If you have special concerns, talk to your doc, but don't expect a free pass. Very few people have a valid excuse for not exercising. Indeed, the government says cancer survivors, people with arthritis, stroke victims, those with Parkinson's disease, and the mentally ill, among others, all benefit from exercise

It's good for your brain, too. The government says there's strong evidence that in addition to the laundry list of other health benefits exercise provides (including a lower risk of cancer, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and breast and colon cancers), it's helpful in ameliorating depression and cognitive function.

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Re: New Fitness Guidelines

Post by griffithLion on Wed Oct 23, 2013 3:43 am

Very few people from the world have a valid excuse for not exercising. Indeed, doctors say cancer survivors, people with arthritis, stroke victims, mentally ill, among others, all benefit from exercise. Physical disabilities and chronic diseases and conditions may alter how you work out, but it's almost always still a good idea.


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Re: New Fitness Guidelines

Post by pryidevs on Wed Oct 23, 2013 11:04 pm

Some people not do their exercise when doctors said them for exercise.

[quote="griffithLion"]Very few people from the world have a valid excuse for not exercising. [/quote]
Totally agreed with you.





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Re: New Fitness Guidelines

Post by Angelica85 on Wed Nov 06, 2013 4:44 am

Thanks for sharing information regarding Fitness Guidelines. Its really very informative. Experts recommendation plays vital role and really helpful for the people.

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