Monthly Archives: November 2013

Physical Fitness May Be Tied To Slower Memory Decline

We are currently facing the most sedentary generation of children in our history, Kass said. The new study was led by Grant Tomkinson, an exercise physiologist at the University of South Australia. Researchers analyzed 50 studies on running fitness a key measure of cardiovascular health and endurance involving 25 million children ages 9 to 17 in 28 countries from 1964 to 2010. The studies measured how far children could run in 5 to 15 minutes and how quickly they ran a certain distance, ranging from half a mile to two miles. Max Workouts review Todays kids are about 15 percent less fit than their parents were, researchers concluded.
Source: http://www.durangoherald.com/article/20131124/LIFESTYLE04/131129768/Kids’-fitness-falters-

So many people get this idea and have no idea of what to buy to give the gift of fitness. The first thing to understand is to not buy anything you can not try! So many infomercial and internet brands dazzle people into spending their hard earned money and wasting their heart felt intentions on lies and false promises. View the List
Source: http://www.examiner.com/list/holiday-fitness-gift-ideas-that-don-t-suck

“Ten years ago, people were more skeptical about a relationship between exercise and the brain, but studies like this helps us realize that exercise has profound effects,” Barnes told Reuters Health. “The key message here is that being more physically fit may help someone keep their memory sharper with age,” she said. Wendell and her colleagues were not trying to determine why exercise might help prevent memory decline in their study. But they said past research suggests exercise may have a direct effect on signal-sending cells in the brain and other components of brain structure and function. Researchers agreed future work on the subject still needs to be done.
Source: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/11/21/us-physical-fitness-idUSBRE9AK1EG20131121

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Workouts At Your Doorstep

It kind of sucks. However, nothing really takes the place of actually site experiencing these changes – Less energy, less time, more fatigue, more aches and pains and slower recovery times. During my conversation with my friend, there were a lot of, “I used to’s” and “I never had to worry about’s” sprinkled throughout. We also talked about how our workouts have evolved over the years, becoming shorter , less bouncy and at times, more mindful .
Source: http://exercise.about.com/b/2013/11/04/vote-in-this-weeks-poll-how-have-your-workouts-changed-over-the-years.htm

(Jason Hornick for Express) George Bebble, 52, looks and feels better now than he ever did in his 40s. And he can thank his apartment building for that. Three times a week, Bebble heads down to the aerobics studio on the first floor of The Metropolitan at Pentagon City (901 S. 15th St., Arlington; 703-416-0800) to join 10 or so neighbors in a Pilates class. Bebble has missed only four classes since he made a commitment to get back in shape on his 49th birthday, and three years of pushups, crunches, leg circles and side planks have paid off.
Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com/express/wp/2013/11/08/workouts-at-your-doorstep/

Turbulence Training will change your outlook on cardio workouts

It is also said that when the T3 hormone is suppressed with cardio, that the hormone cortisol is increased. Cortisol is a stress hormone that is associated with disease, cancer and visceral belly fat. Have you noticed your appetite increases a great deal after a long boring cardio session? This is because your body overreacts to cardio workouts which cause you to over indulge. There was an actual study where people who ran/did cardio every day were observed for roughly 9 years.
Source: http://www.examiner.com/article/turbulence-training-will-change-your-outlook-on-cardio-workouts