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According to researchers from McMaster University in Ontario, high-intensity interval training (HIIT) can improve memory function by up to 30% in healthy older adults/seniors. Whereas seniors participating in moderate exercise and/or stretching programs did not demonstrate an average improvement in memory.
Who doesn’t love being bundled up with a cup of hot chocolate and a novel, looking outside at a winter wonderland? Although the snow makes for some great scenery, it poses many risks when heading outdoors such as automobile accidents, heart attacks and frostbite. Here are a few ways to avoid these dangers.
Check out these simple yet effective strategies that will improve your quality of life.
Maintain your athletic edge with these valuable tips.
Michael Kilgore has been a member of Valley Health Wellness & Fitness Center for over two years. When Kilgore joined the center, he was recovering from an autoimmune disease and had to rely on a cane to get around. Kilgore hired fitness specialist Chris Armel for 60-minute sessions, three times a week and massage therapist […]
The American Heart Association® recommends 2.5 hours per week of moderately intense activity to maintain good health; only about one in five adults and teens report following this guideline. Take a look at three ways in which older adults can begin their fitness journey by walking one-hour per week and gradually increase their exercise over time.
If the acronym “HIIT” or high-intensity interval training makes you cringe, check out these three tips on how to reap the benefits of a high-intensity workout routine minus the high impact.
Men’s Health Week is June 11-17. The goal of this week is to increase awareness of male health issues and to encourage institutions to develop health policies and services that meet the specific needs of men, boys and their families. During Men’s Health Week, incorporate these healthy habits into your lifestyle: Schedule a Yearly Checkup […]
According to the American Chiropractic Association, posture is the position in which we hold our bodies while standing, sitting, or lying down. Good posture is the correct alignment of body parts supported by the right amount of muscle tension against gravity. Good posture helps us stand, walk, sit, and lie in positions that place the […]
“Last June, Roger Viadero, started having Parkinson’s like symptoms and he’s been trying to knock out the disease ever since.” – Sierra Fox, Local DVM Rock Steady Boxing is a circuit-style boxing class for people with Parkinson’s to help improve reflexes, balance, neuromuscular memory, posture and slow the progression of the disease symptoms. Small group […]
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