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Hampton Roads ranks 17th on fitness index

Posted: 10/28/2010

The American College of Sports Medicine’s “American Fitness Index” ranks cities on a 100-point scale, based on 30 factors that range from percent obese to number of dog parks per capita. This year the annual ranking placed Hampton Roads (which they define as ranging from Currituck, N.C. to Williamsburg, Va.) 17th on the list with a score of 57.2.It's not a shabby...

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Active Seniors Enjoy Life More

Posted: 10/28/2010

Good news for older adults: part of the prescription for a healthier, better retirement is exercise. Physical activity protects against declining health and fitness and adds years to your life. Join the growing number of older adults who are actively demonstrating that exercise helps keep a body strong. The Best Retirement Is an Active OneDid you know that moderate-intensity...

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Alcohol Eats Away at Muscle Mass

Posted: 10/28/2010

If increasing muscle mass is one of your goals, then think twice before you go out for a night of heavy drinking. Consuming alcohol in large quantities has a direct effect on your metabolism, causing fat to be stored instead of being utilized as an energy source. Alcohol contains seven “empty” calories per gram, meaning that these calories don’t provide you...

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Exercise And Menopause

Posted: 10/28/2010

There was a time when the word was never spoken, not even between a mother and daughter. Menopause, still referred to as “the change” in some circles, is now no longer a taboo subject. Menopause is a natural transition in a woman’s life. And nowadays most women can expect to live one-third to one-half of their lives past menopause; these can be among the most...

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Sneaker Savvy

Posted: 10/28/2010

If you’ve tried to buy a pair of athletic shoes recently, you probably noticed the wide range of high-tech, state-of-the-art athletic gear. Consumers are faced with so many options that the task of choosing a pair of shoes has become increasingly complicated and confusing, not to mention expensive. By attaining a good working knowledge of athletic footwear, you’ll...

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Exercise and Type 1 Diabetes

Posted: 10/28/2010

Type 1 diabetes is a disease that affects the body’s ability to use sugars, starches, fats and proteins. Because the body needs various fuels for energy, this disease disrupts normal energy metabolism both at rest and during physical exercise.Following digestion, a hormone called insulin is released into the blood from the pancreas. Among insulin’s primary roles is...

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Exercise and Type 2 Diabetes

Posted: 10/28/2010

The incidence of type 2 diabetes is on the rise, which experts largely attribute to the rise in obesity. Type 2 diabetes, which is responsible for 90 to 95% of all diabetes cases, is more common in adults, but as rates of childhood obesity increase, more young children are being diagnosed with the disease. The good news is that simple lifestyle changes can prevent and, in some...

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Importance of Resistance Training For Women, Get Fit and Healthy Over 40!

Posted: 10/21/2010

      The Importance of Resistance Training For Women, Get Fit and Healthy Over 40!Want to Get Fit and Healthy Over 40? Many women nowadays have discovered The Importance of Resistance Training. Especially when trying to Get Fit and Healthy over 40. Many women get into resistance training programs through sports. Others have learned about resistance...

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