Posted 9:26 AM 5/10/2013 by Michael Handler; KSBY News
A few minutes of rigorous exercise may be as effective as several hours of running or biking.
The American College of Sports Medicine has published a list of 12 exercises that mimic the exercise impact of a long run and trip to the gym. The exercises include squats and planks. Experts say they need to be done at high intensity with short, 10 second breaks.
None of the exercises requires special equipment, just a wall or chair.
Posted 9:29 AM 5/8/2013 by Michael Handler; KSBY News
Requiring obese adults to exercise in order to receive cheaper health benefits is an effective strategy -- although a third of participants think the program is coercive.
Research at the University of Michigan studied a group of people insured by Blue Care Network. Obese people had the (More)
Posted 4:59 PM 5/7/2013 by Associated Press
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he decided to have weight-loss surgery for himself and his family, not to advance his political career. Speaking at a news conference Tuesday in Newark, Christie said his weight will have nothing to do with whether he decides to (More)
Posted 12:11 PM 5/6/2013 by Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Indoor tanning beds would carry new warnings about the risk of cancer and be subject to additional regulations, under a proposal unveiled by the Food and Drug Administration.The FDA wants all tanning beds to carry language warning people under the age of 18 about the (More)
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