Gargantuan, colossal, whopping multiplexes that offer “one stop shopping” also offer a unique fitness opportunity. The fact is, they’re so large that you can get a pretty good workout simply by never moving your car once you’ve parked it.
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Exercise & Fitness
We’re not built to sit for long periods of time. Our bones, our muscles, our nerves—every bodily system is improved by movement. If you move more frequently and sit less than you do during the day you’ll improve your health in a myriad of ways.
Here’s the best way to get better balance: do unilateral exercises, regularly. Unilateral exercises are those that use only one side of your body. And you’ll get the best benefit if you incorporate several muscle groups (i.e. arm, low back, and hip).
Here’s a simple idea for an effective exercise program using a stick. A broomstick, that is. With the broom attached. Don’t go ripping the broom off. We’ve got some benefits we can get from that baby, and you’ll still need to sweep your floor.
Humans evolved to walk. We walk across mountains, deserts, high plains and shopping malls. And the faster we walk, the longer we appear to survive. How fast does it take to outpace the grim reaper? Australian researchers have a number—3 miles per hour.
Fat. The word sounds simple. And for many years, fat did seem to be a fairly simple biological proposition. Not anymore. New information demonstrates just how important this much-maligned substance actually is to human life.
So, your latest DXA shows some density loss? You’ve entered a category that increases your fracture risk because your bone test shows more porous pockets than normal bone. Hang on to your wig: here’s a fantastic exercise option for osteopenia.
When it comes to fighting arthritis, there’s no arguing with the axiom “move it or lose it.” Movement and physical activity have been proven effective in relieving arthritis pain and, in some cases, delaying the onset of symptoms.
A pair of premium resistance bands can work better than a traditional, linear, (boring) fitness program. But there’s one huge limiting factor in how they’re typically used, and you may be missing a huge movement opportunity.