Exercise has had a Goldilocks problem, with experts debating just how much exercise is too little, too much or just the right amount to improve health and longevity. Two new, impressively large-scale studies provide some clarity, suggesting that the ideal dose of exercise for a long life is a bit more than many of us currently believe we should get, but less than many of us might expect. The studies also found that prolonged or intense exercise is unlikely to be harmful and could add.Read more
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Are you tired of your typical fitness routine? Have you always thought about participating in an organized race? Check out one of these fun runs in 2015 to get out of your fitness rut.Read more
The Color RunWhere: Cities Nationwide Length: 5k Grab your friends, some white-on-white running gear and get ready to be painted. At every kilometer, runners are spritzed with a new color of paint by volunteers, spectators and staff members to indicate how far they’ve made it in the race. Also known as the “happiest.
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