Posts Tagged "Exercise"

Want To Sleep Better? Try Exercising.

Posted by on May 7, 2014 in Exercise, Physical Therapy | 0 comments

The relationship between sleep and exercise is a classic chicken-or-the-egg scenario. Does regular exercise lead to better sleep, or does a good night’s sleep provide you with the energy and motivation necessary to exercise regularly? After combing through recent studies on the topic, one will likely notice the answer to that question remains unclear. The one common thread, however, is researchers overwhelmingly link the two as inseparable partners in the achievement of good health. “Poor sleep might lead to negative health partly because it makes people less inclined to exercise,” said...

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Staying Fit After 50 – It’s Easier Than You Think

Posted by on Dec 31, 2013 in Exercise, Physical Therapy | 0 comments

Baby Boomers are defined as those born between the years of 1946 and 1964. That means during 2014, the youngest of this generation – a generation 78 million strong that’s redefining aging as we know it – will be crossing into 50-something territory. Those approaching this milestone, according to a variety of medical experts, can expect to notice losses in strength, endurance, flexibility, and balance, all factors that can stifle an otherwise healthy lifestyle – if you let it, of course. So what’s the magic remedy for aging? According to Alice Bell, a physical therapist and member of...

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