Month: February 2014

Exercise And Injuries, What Should I Do Now?

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Study Tip: Exercise

For example, if you suffered a lower body injury then focus you energy of doing upper body exercises until that lower leg or body injury feels better, see the links below. Remember the key to any great exercise routine is consistency and at times variation in ones routine. The writer has never seen success with people that only workout a couple days a week. Also it helps to keep mind the amount of calories you may be consuming, especially if your workout routine has been altered. A person could easily gain some weight back that they have lost if they are not burning off as many calories because of an injury.
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Dr. Mehmet Oz

The first study involved a German college that split up three groups of students into light study without exercise, light study after exercise, and light study during mild exercise (easy pace on a treadmill). The study ended up concluding that the students who were exercising while learning did remarkably better than any of the other participants. The second study showed contrary results between two groups who were reading an in-depth chapter of a text book, one not exercising and one intensely exercising (elliptical). In this study, the intense exercise did nothing for the students immediately, although the next day recall was on par with the students who didnt exercise. From this comparison we can conclude mild exercise while studying is a great way to stimulate your body and brain to be receptive to new information (not to mention the other benefits of working out).
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Aging well exercise, mental stimulation, social activity

“By 2050, it’s going to be over a fifth of the population.” Experts say that by 2050, for the first time in history, the proportion of adults over age 60 is expected to match the number of people younger than 15, each group representing 21 percent of the population. It’s called the Silver Tsunami. But, they emphasized, it’s never too early or too late to work on aging well. Exercise and aging Kirk Erickson, associate professor of psychology at the University of Pittsburgh , studies the effects of exercise on aging.
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At-Home Exercise Helps After Hip p90X3 results Break: study

Participants who followed the six-month home exercise program showed significant improvements in their ability to get up and around, climb stairs and attend to daily activities, compared to similar seniors who only had typical post-fracture rehab. “We found that a low-contact, low-support sort of program did significantly improve people’s function and mobility six months after they started it,” Nancy Latham told Reuters Health. Latham is the study’s lead author from the Health and Disability Research Institute at Boston University. A broken hip often marks the start of a rapid decline in older people’s health.
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