Fitness

Don't Take Breast Cancer Lying Down

Don’t Take Breast Cancer Lying Down

How Exercise Blocks the Disease Exercise is a primary means of preventing breast cancer and improving recovery from breast cancer. Exercise has long been regarded as a means of preventing breast cancer by eliminating excess body fat. Yet, exercise is a weapon against breast cancer beyond its role in weight control. Whether you exercise or …

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Exercising During Pregnancy

Exercising During Pregnancy

Give yourself and your baby a head start. With a prenatal exercise routine you can improve posture, reduce back pain, get energized, and prepare for labor. Exercise also helps to prevent some of the common annoyances associated with pregnancy such as constipation, hemorrhoids, varicose veins, swelling in the ankles, and leg cramps by boosting circulation …

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Living Well With Heart Failure

Living Well With Heart Failure

Have you ever had your car break down on the highway? If you had previous problems such as stalling or warning indicators on the dashboard, you may berate yourself for ignoring these warning signals. Just as there are certain maintenance strategies for keeping a car’s engine running smoothly, there are daily tune-up strategies for keeping …

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Treating Depression With Exercise

Treating Depression With Exercise

Regular exercise enhances emotional well-being. Medical studies have shown that people who engage in a steady program of physical activity report a more cheerful mood, higher self-esteem, improved sleep and less stress. People who remain active and physically fit are less likely to develop clinical depression. So it’s no surprise that exercise can be useful …

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Managing Diabetes Through Exercise

Managing Diabetes Through Exercise

If you are living with diabetes and trying to manage your condition, there is one weapon in your arsenal you may not have considered — exercise. Diabetes occurs when the body loses the ability to handle glucose. Glucose builds up in the blood, resulting in life-threatening complications. Diabetes is a major cause of death and …

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