Category Archive for: ‘Activity’

Don’t Just Sit There

By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS ONE lesson I’ve learned while writing about fitness is that few things impinge on an active life as much as writing about fitness — all that time spent hunched before a computer or puzzling over scientific journals, the countless hours of feckless, seated procrastination. While writing about the benefits of exercise, my muscles slackened. Fat seeped insidiously …

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For Older Runners, Good News and Bad

Sometimes it’s good news when a study’s hypothesis is not proved. That was the case, certainly, with a new study of older runners, in which researchers assumed that athletes over 60 would be noticeably less efficient than their younger counterparts. For the experiment, published in The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, researchers at the University of New Hampshire and …

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Youngsters Urged To Take Up Skipping Again To Beat Back Pain

sundaymirror.co.uk 3/08/2008 Youngsters have been being urged to turn off their computers and take up traditional games like skipping to beat back pain. Nearly half of 16- to 24-year-olds (44 per cent) have back problems, say the British Chiropractic Association, who believe much of it is caused by hunching over screens. Experts say that old fashioned games like skipping, hula …

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Just For Relief…

Activities and interests help one divert focus from pain and promote positive neuroendocrine changes that foster improved health. Can you find activities that interest you?Larry Ho, MD

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