It’s true, you can help extend your life by practicing just a few habits – not smoking, maintaining a healthy weight, enjoying a balanced diet, and getting your exercise. Hopefully, these are existing habits for you. If not, after learning just how critical they are, we hope you are inspired to make a few changes to give yourself the best opportunity for a longer, healthier … [Read more...] about These Habits Could Help You Live An Extra 10 Years
10 Ways To Increase Activity & Reduce Blood Sugar
Regular physical activity contributes nearly countless positive effects on your health, especially for those with diabetes. It helps your body make the best use of insulin and glucose, which controls blood sugar more effectively. In fact, exercise can reduce blood sugar levels for up to 24 hours after working out! Regular physical activity also lowers blood pressure, … [Read more...] about 10 Ways To Increase Activity & Reduce Blood Sugar
Surprise! These 10 Things Help People Stay Thin
Do you think it’s the fitness membership, the XYZ diet, or maybe just good genes? How do some people seem to stay thin with nearly no effort? Here are a few surprising factors than can help people stay slim! Living Near A Gym A recent study found that people living within a half mile or so of a gym, swimming pool or playing fields weighed less and had smaller waists than … [Read more...] about Surprise! These 10 Things Help People Stay Thin
Science Proves – A Little Exercise Is Better Than None!
As we age, our risk for heart disease can increase. Physical activity, along with good nutrition, is crucial to reducing heart disease risk. New research found that senior adults who were moderately inactive had a 14% reduction in cardiovascular events compared to senior adults that were not physically active at all. Imagine… just a small amount of low-impact physical … [Read more...] about Science Proves – A Little Exercise Is Better Than None!
Even Short Walks Make A Big Difference!
Research is now linking regular walks with lower risk of death from diabetes, heart disease, respiratory diseases, and some forms of cancer. While many Americans fall short of the recommended 150 minutes of physical activity per week, the great news is, these findings are found in individuals who walk less than two hours per week. Proof that even a short walk each day can … [Read more...] about Even Short Walks Make A Big Difference!