Reducing Cancer Fatigue with Exercise and Therapy

Reducing Cancer Fatigue with Exercise and Therapy

New study shows that drugs are not as effective at treating CRF One of the most common symptoms of cancer treatments is fatigue. Cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy or radiation therapy can feel exhausted and heavy, with little to no desire to join in everyday...
Arthritis a Growing Pain for US Adults

Arthritis a Growing Pain for US Adults

CDC recommends physical activity and self-management education interventions Arthritis is a painful and sometimes debilitating condition caused by inflammation of the joints. Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that over...
Good News for Desk-Bound Employees!

Good News for Desk-Bound Employees!

Studies reveal the magic exercise number to counter-balance sedentary jobs. Researchers of a sedentary lifestyle study have good news for office workers who find themselves trapped behind a desk every day from 9 to 5. The negative health effects created by long hours...
Beat The Heat and Boost Your Exercise Routine

Beat The Heat and Boost Your Exercise Routine

A surprising way to stay hydrated while improving your performance. In one study, runners were given two cups of either a frozen or room-temperature drink 45 minutes before a 10K event in 82 degrees Fahrenheit weather. Results showed, those who drank the slushy drink...

The 10-minute exercise solution

No time to work out? Try following this speedy routine three times per week (but first check with your doctor): Warm up for 2 minutes. Then exercise as hard as you can for 20 seconds, followed by 2 minutes of activity at a slower pace. Do that three times. Finish by...

New thinking on knee arthritis

Jumping—yes, jumping!—may help. Recent study: Postmenopausal women with minor knee osteoarthritis who did high-impact exercise (step aerobics with quick turns and jumps) three times a week had improved stability and stronger knee cartilage than those who...