Physical Fitness

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- Exercise may prevent Early Alzheimer's disease - 5.5
- Fitness linked to heart health and then to brain health - 4.9
- Walking, biking linked to fewer heart disease risk factors - 4.2
- Cardiorespiratory fitness lowers heart disease risk - 3.9
- Physical Inactivity becoming a Global Pandemic - 3.9
- Fitness at 50 - free from chronic illness - 3.8
- $2.2 million grant to study childhood obesity - 3.3
- Exercise guidelines urge physical activity during pregnancy - 3.2
- Exercise may prevent, improve cognitive impairment - 2.9
- Physically fit older women are mentally fit - 2.9

Physical Fitness articles

Regular physical activity in later life boosts healthy aging sevenfold
It's never too late to get physically active, with even those starting relatively late in life reaping significant health benefits, reveals researchers. Four years of sustained regular physical activity boosted the likelihood of healthy ageing sevenfold compared with consistent inactivity.

Fitness at 50 - free from chronic illness
Being physically fit during your 30s, 40s, and 50s not only helps extend lifespan, but it also increases the chances of aging healthily, free from chronic illness. For decades, research has shown that higher cardiorespiratory fitness levels lessen the risk of death, but it previously had been unknown just how much fitness might affect the burden of chronic disease in the most senior years ? a concept known as morbidity compression.

Exercise reduces frequency and severity of colds
People who are physically fit and active have fewer and milder colds, indicates research published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

Weight loss diets reduce atherosclerosis
A two-year study led by researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) found that healthy, long-term weight loss diets can significantly reverse carotid (main brain artery) atherosclerosis, a direct risk factor for strokes and heart attacks.

Keeping slim is good for the planet
Maintaining a healthy body weight is good news for the environment, according to a study which appears today in the International Journal of Epidemiology.

Migraine patients can exercise now
Many patients who suffer from migraines avoid taking aerobic exercise because they are afraid that the physical activity may bring on a serious migraine attack.

Money incentives effective for weight loss
Financial or Economic incentives (money) appear to be effective for achieving short-term weight loss, according to a report in the December 10 issue of JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association.

California Governor Schwarzenegger signed Trans Fat Bill
California Governor signed AB 97 by Asm. Mendoza, which will phase out the use of trans fats in all CA restaurants beginning in 2010. Scientific evidence demonstrates a strong association between the consumption of artificial trans fat and the development of coronary heart disease and stroke.

Exercise may prevent Early Alzheimer's disease
Mild Alzheimer's disease patients with higher physical fitness had larger brains compared to mild Alzheimer's patients with lower physical fitness, according to a study published in the July 15, 2008, issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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