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Dr. Pam Yoder
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Fitness And Exercise (Overview)

Fitness refers to exercising as a means of maintaining a healthy body. Being physically fit means you have enough vigor to carry out daily tasks, with energy left over for leisure-time pursuits and unexpected demands.


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Health books about fitness and exercise?

Health books about fitness and exercise?

Have a Look: Take a look at: "the 4-hour body: an uncommon guide to rapid fat loss.." for starters....This book by tim ferriss is fairly recent and, although a bit controversial, will frame your interest and get you "up to speed" on several relevant issues in exercise and nutrition today. However, a single, all-encompassing book probably doesn't really exist! check out your local bookstore, too! ...Read more

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Dr. Pam Yoder
502 doctors shared insights

Fitness And Exercise (Overview)

Fitness refers to exercising as a means of maintaining a healthy body. Being physically fit means you have enough vigor to carry out daily tasks, with energy left over for leisure-time pursuits and unexpected demands.


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How have fitness and exercise changed from 1980s?

How have fitness and exercise changed from 1980s?

Everyone: The biggest change is realizing that virtually everyone can benefit from some form of exercise. There is a better understanding of metabolism and what it takes to become fit, not just losing weight. ...Read more

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Getting Flat Abs (Tip)

Getting Flat Abs

Getting your spouse to exercise with you will help you both! ...See more

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What products help fitness and exercise at home?

What  products help fitness and exercise at home?

In-Home DVDs: I'm a huge fan of the beachbody line of in-home dvds and subscribe to many of them myself. Check out p90x, insanity, asylum, etc. Great programs! ...Read more

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What health, fitness and exercise apps should I try?

What health, fitness and exercise apps should I try?

My Health Checklist: A complete up-to-date proven resource for preventive recommendations about cancer screening and vaccinations is my health checklist 2012. It is easy to use, and provides a lot of useful information. It includes prevention checklists by age and gender, high-risk factors, and a complete a-z topic look up feature, along with useful links. It is for iphone and ipod and ipad, and well worth the $2.99. ...Read more

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Improving Heart Health (Tip)

Improving Heart Health

Exercise more eat healthy check cholesterol regularly. ...See more

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Does anyone know any good fitness and exercise websites?

Does anyone know any good fitness and exercise websites?

Several: The cdc http://www.Cdc.Gov/physicalactivity/ and american college of sports medicine are credible sites of information on fitness, exercise, sports. Also there are many resources available through human kinetics http://www.Humankinetics.Com/. ...Read more

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Managing a Herniated Disk (Tip)

Managing a Herniated Disk

The most important treatment is physical therapy. Usually gentle stretching exercise for life. ...See more

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What is the role of fitness and exercise in the corporate world?

What is the role of fitness and exercise in the corporate world?

Fitness is important: Even if you exercise regularly, sitting all day can increase your risk of chronic disease. So it's important to get up and move throughout the day every 30-60 minutes. If you're interested in making fitness part of your corporate culture, talk to the hr manager or wellness director. You'll need to get buy-in from the execs and support from coworkers. But it'll benefit everyone. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more