This New York Times article by Gretchen Reynolds discusses one of the most important benefits of exercise: how it reduces a number of types of cancer – especial colorectal cancer.
This article, appearing in the April 23, 2019 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reports that from 2001 through 2016, the estimated prevalence of sitting and watching television or videos for at least 2 hours per day generally remained high and stable. The estimated prevalence of computer use during leisure time increased among all age groups, and the estimated total sitting time increased among adolescents and adults.
Lucas Franki writes an interesting article in the December 2018 edition of Ob.Gyne.News.
Yoga may be useful for incontinent women in the community who lack access to incontinence specialists, are unable to use clinical therapies, or wish to enhance conventional care.
SOURCE: Huang AJ et al. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Oct 26.
Over the past 3 decades, the prevalence of overweight and obesity has increased dramatically in the United States. A study published in 2016 showed the age-adjusted prevalence of obesity in 2013–2014 was 35% among men and 40.4% among women.
It comes as no surprise that increased reliance on inexpensive fast foods coupled with progressively more sedentary lifestyles have been implicated as causative factors.
This article, written by Maria Perales, Ph.D. and Raul Artal, MD and Alejandro Lucia, MD, Ph.D., appears in the March 21, 2017 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. You can access the article by clicking HERE.
This article in the New York Times Magazine written by Jamie Lowe is short, clearly written, and to the point. Click HERE to go to the article.
The article, Powerhouse Renovation, describes how certain kinds of exercise can reverse the effects of aging at the cellular level. Excellent article written by
Speed the Salutations by Gretchen Reynolds
Transitioning from pose to pose is similar to sprinting, but the amount of energy spent in posing is approximately the same as that for taking a nap.
Excellent Article from the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Aerobic exercise for 35–90 minutes 3–4 times per week during pregnancy can be safely performed by normal-weight women with singleton, uncomplicated gestations because this is not associated with an increased risk of preterm birth or with a reduction in mean gestational age at delivery. Exercise was associated with a significantly higher incidence of vaginal delivery and a significantly lower incidence of cesarean delivery, with a significantly lower incidence of gestational diabetes mellitus and hypertensive disorders and therefore should be encouraged.