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High Intensity Training Can Reverse Aging Process in Adults

 |  18th Apr 2017  |  Filed under Uncategorized

From several authors at the Mayo Clinic, including Bob Nellis states, 
High-intensity intervals also improved muscle protein content that not only enhanced energetic functions, but also caused muscle enlargement, especially in older adults. The researchers emphasized an important finding: Exercise training significantly enhanced the cellular machinery responsible for making new proteins. That…

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Exercise Can Help Keep Medical Costs Down

 |  19th Jan 2017  |  Filed under Uncategorized

In a recent article released by the American Heart Association,  says that getting the recommended levels of exercise weekly may help keep down annual medical costs both for people with and without cardiovascular disease, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.
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The Science of How Strength Training Keeps You Young

 |  19th Jan 2017  |  Filed under Uncategorized

In an article by Ali Eaves, originally published in Men’s Health states the secret to a longer life may be a barbell: Strength training as you age reduces your risk for death, according to a new study from Penn State College of Medicine. Researchers surveyed people age 65 or older about their exercise habits and then tracked them for 15 years. Strength training can keep you active and…

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Physical Fitness in 40′s, Pays Major Dividends in 60′s

 |  13th Jun 2016  |  Filed under Uncategorized

In a recent article by Steven Reinberg he examines studies that suggest better health behaviors in your 40′s will reduce the chance of risk in your 60′s.

“Incorporating exercise and regular physical activity in one’s day-to-day routine is important to improve fitness and lower risk of stroke and other cardiovascular diseases in older age,” said lead researcher Dr. Ambarish Pandey. He is a…

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More Employers Use Workplace Wellness Programs

 |  27th Jan 2015  |  Filed under Uncategorized

     

 

 

 

As Matt Dunning of BusinessInsurance.com details in his recent article, Twenty-three percent of large employers polled in a survey released in December by Mercer L.L.C. said their wellness programs include incentives tied to an employee’s achieving — or at least demonstrating progress toward — a certain health status or biometric reading, up from 20% in 2013.…

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DIABETES – Weight Train to Reduce Risk

 |  14th Aug 2012  |  Filed under Uncategorized

Recently published studies show that exercising, whether aerobic activity or weight lifting, can lower the risk of Type 2 diabetes or reduce the risk of death in men who already have the disease.

One study that included 32,000 men over an 18 year period found that those who exercised at least 2.5 hrs a week, or .5 hour a day, reduced their risk by 34% and those who participated in both weight…

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The Impact of Inactivity

 |  13th Aug 2012  |  Filed under Uncategorized

Just like the coming of a new year, the motivation to get fit is on the rise. With the passing of the 2012 Olympic Games, sports and physical activity has gained a substantial amount of attention, something that is crucial for health and well-being worldwide.  A new study has shown that a lack of exercise is responsible for as many deaths a year as smoking – about 5.3m.

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The Oppenheimer Group – providing employees with workday exercise solutions

 |  31st Oct 2011  |  Filed under Success Stories

The Oppenheimer Group, a more than 150-year-old international fresh produce procurement and distribution company, has provided its employees at their Wilmington, DE offices with no ordinary lunch break. Beginning last spring, Oppenheimer gave their employees the option to work out over their lunch hour as part of the Titus Work Strong program – a program designed to afford fitness and wellness…

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Work Strong – Health Management Solution

 |  18th Jul 2011  |  Filed under Uncategorized

Chronic diseases are responsible for more than 75 percent of the nation’s $2.5 trillion in healthcare expenditures, with obesity alone responsible for more than $123 billion.  Obese individuals’ medical costs are 42% higher per year than normal weight individuals.  These rising medical costs are driving employers out of the health benefits market and shifting costs to employees.

While…

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