Even a busy job may not provide enough exercise to meet current activity recommendations for the prevention of cardiovascular disease, according to a study reported at the EuroPRevent congress in Lisbon.
Dr Eleanor McIntyre from the Galway University Hospital in Ireland said that the workplace -- where most adults spend around 60% of their waking hours -- "represents a significant domain where short bouts of physical activity can be accrued and counted towards the recommended guidelines" for CVD prevention. However, results from this small.Read more
A strong, toned lower half not only turns heads, but it also boosts your performance in nearly every activity, from running errands to running marathons. This four-move plyometrics workout for your legs and butt is designed to be done anywhere and doesn’t require any equipment. But wait. What’s plyometrics again? Plyometrics is a style of exercise based on the idea that explosive movements performed in short intervals of time can add up to big gains in terms of speed and.Read more
Salary is not the only factor to consider when seeing a new job. Incentives and benefits also play a very important role for most job seekers. Specifically, employee wellness programs can be a big plus - or not, if they are not properly run. How does your company stand up? Read this article to see the right way to manage a corporate wellness program at your company: http://www.thecro.com/vol-7-no-3-mayjune-2016/getting-wellness-programs-right/.Read more
Top Ten Tips for Winter Fitness When the snow starts to fall, one of the last things most people want to do is strap on their running shoes and go out for a jog. But not only is it important to maintain an exercise routine year-round, but winter offers all kinds of benefits for exercising in the cold! Here are nine tips to get you moving and feeling good! 1. Start Running! Outdoor workouts don’t have to stop because it’s snowing. The snow can.Read more
Losing weight is not easy. Many people either try to lose weight by doing some type of exercise at home or join the gym- in both cases, many people rapidly lose interest or lack the motivation to continue with the exercise. For many years, another approach to losing weight is with the help personal training. In fact, most celebs have their own personal trainers who make sure that the exercise goals are met and continually keep the celeb motivated. In addition, many personal trainers also.Read more