Posts Tagged "Heart Disease"

Healthy Kids Start With a Healthy You

Posted by on Feb 6, 2014 in Physical Therapy | 0 comments

Admit it, all you parents and grandparents of school-age kids – back in your day, you didn’t walk uphill, in the snow, to and from school each day. You mean it in jest, I know, and your kids certainly aren’t buying it, but your underlying message remains clear: Back in your day, kids had greater endurance and were simply more physically fit. This is one of the more common “glory days” assumptions of older generations, and it’s one that’s proven to have trans-generational staying power. Why? Perhaps because it has a factual basis, according to a recent study from the University of South...

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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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