Misc. Fitness Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
1/27/2009
Hormone-Boosting Drug May Help Treat Frailty

Older adults who took capromorelin had boost in lean body mass

1/18/2009
Exercise Tips for Seniors to Start a Healthy 2009

Get a checkup, know your options, and get going, council urges

1/7/2009
More 'Screen Time' Linked to Poor Fitness in Girls

But teenage boys don't seem to be as susceptible, study suggests

1/6/2009
Employer-Sponsored Workouts Boost Workers' Health

Study at Home Depot saw big increase in employees working out

1/4/2009
Winter Workouts Are Cool

Tips on having fun, staying fit in the snowy season

12/21/2008
Eating Strategies for Healthier Holiday Parties

Easy-to-follow tips can take the guilt, and the calories, out of the equation

12/1/2008
Older Adults Who Exercise Boost Blood Flow in Brain

Aerobic workouts may prevent cognitive decline in some, study says

11/6/2008
Stay Upbeat, Healthy to Thrive in Senior Years

Occasional drink, decent income also key to happy old age, study finds

10/30/2008
Workplace Health Programs Effective Interventions

Study shows help with diet, tobacco use boosted employees' overall fitness

10/16/2008
Fatness Boosts Inflammation in Body

But regular exercise may condition cells to respond more efficiently, study says

9/25/2008
Moderate Aerobic Exercise Lowers Diabetics' Liver Fat

Study cites benefits for type 2 patients seeking to avoid cardiovascular problems

8/28/2008
Treadmill Workouts Help Stroke Survivors

Function improved even after conventional therapy, study found

7/14/2008
Eating Less May Slow Aging Process

Cutting just 300 calories a day slows metabolism, tissue failure, study says

6/30/2008
Population-Based Strategy Urged to Cut U.S. Obesity Rate

Heart association seeks policy, social changes that boost healthier eating, exercise

6/15/2008
Fitness a Key Element in Determining Male Diabetic's Longevity

7-year study found staying in good shape more important than weight

3/26/2008
Older Women Have Harder Time Preserving Muscle Than Men

Key difference appears to be how their bodies react to protein, study says.

1/8/2008
School Social Standing Linked to Teen Girls' Weight Gain

Those who self-reported low esteem most likely to add pounds over 2-year span, study finds

12/14/2007
Workplace Flexibility Can Boost Healthy Behaviors

Giving workers some leeway promotes positive lifestyle changes, study finds

12/11/2007
High Meat Consumption Linked to Heightened Cancer Risk

U.S. study finds the more red meat and processed meat you eat, the higher the risk

9/21/2007
Post-Knee Replacement Physio Helps in Short Term

But gains in flexibility, quality of life don't last, data suggests

8/19/2007
Coloring Compound in Fruits, Veggies May Cut Colon Cancer Risk

Lab tests show altering anthocyanin molecules could lead to new treatments, study says

8/14/2007
Short Bouts of Exercise Pay Off

3 half-hour walks per week shed pounds, lowered blood pressure, study found

7/15/2007
Move Just a Little, Live Longer

You don't have to run marathons to get healthy, experts say

7/11/2007
Kids Living Near School Rarely Walk There: Study

It's a missed opportunity for fitness, researchers say

2/6/2007
Power-Boosting Protein in Muscle Declines With Age

That's why even fit older people may need to work harder to stay slim, study says

1/30/2007
Dieting, Exercise Have Same Effect on Body-Fat Distribution

Study contradicts notion that workouts target specific fat deposits

1/12/2007
Low-Income Minorities at Risk for Peripheral Artery Disease

Study urges importance of education, screenings to help curb amputations in worst cases

8/26/2006
Urban Exercise Has Its Hazards

Air pollution causes more harm than good for health seekers, expert says

8/16/2006
Studies Divided on Value of Adding Protein to Sports Drinks

One finds it hydrates athletes better, while the other shows no benefit

8/14/2006
A Biological Basis for Being a Couch Potato?

Brain chemical study suggests humans may be wired for restlessness or just staying put

8/13/2006
Think 'Light' Going Back to School

Spine society urges parents, kids to avoid backpack-related injuries

7/31/2006
TV Watching Lowers Physical Activity: Study

Each hour of viewing was associated with 144 fewer steps taken a day, researchers find

6/6/2006
Heart Patients Need More Fitness Follow-Up

Women are in worse physical shape than expected, study finds

4/6/2006
Moderate Drinking Good for Women's Brains

Those who had two drinks daily had higher scores than teetotalers, study finds

1/5/2006
1/3/2006
Health Tip: Plan an Active Vacation

Make fitness a priority

10/31/2005
Health Tip: No Waist of Time

Watching your midsection can help you stay healthy

10/25/2005
10/21/2005
8/11/2005
Health Tip: Learning to Stretch

Never stretch a cold muscle

8/4/2005
Health Tip: Don't Overdo Exercise

Suggestions for a safe workout

3/16/2005
Health Tip: Building Your Bones

It's never too early to start

1/26/2005
Health Tip: It's Not So Hard to Eat Healthy

If you follow these basic principles

8/25/2004
Gene-Altered 'Super' Mice Are Super Athletes

But their new powers could lead to muscle damage

8/20/2004
Staying Active and Healthy in the Heat

Drink water, know the best times to exercise, and wear cool clothes

7/23/2004
Health Tip: Don't Be a Dumbbell

Evaluate fitness products claims carefully

5/8/2004
4/15/2004
Watch Your Waistline

It will help you stay healthy

4/12/2004
Drinking Enough Water

Educate young sports enthusiasts about fluid intake

1/12/2004
Stretching 101

Hold stretches until muscles feel tight, not sore