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Monday, April 23, 2018 Exercise
1) Reducing the risk of developing and/or dying from heart disease.
Exercise helps to lower levels of LDL (or “bad”) cholesterol, reducing the risk of plaques (blockages) in the arteries.
2) Reducing high blood pressure or the risk of developing high blood pressure.
Regular exercise helps increase lung capacity, improving the amount of oxygen available to the body’s tissues, which, together with increased heart muscle strength, helps blood flow more efficiently through the body.
3) Reducing the risk of developing obesity.
Exercise burns calories, so that on a regular basis, exercise can help lose weight, which has a knock-on effect in helping to prevent several diseases, including diabetes for example.Read More
Strength training exercises help build muscle tissue, improving overal...
Friday, August 11, 2017 Exercise
Is Your Skin Reaping These Benefits From Exercise?
When you think of exercise, do you think of toning your body? Maybe you think of losing weight or building muscles. Maybe your doctor has told you that you nave to exercise for health reasons.
There are a number of things that people think of when they think of exercise, but skin care is usually not one of them. I have seen the skin care benefits of exercise firsthand. My oldest son has been experiencing severe acne and recently joined the cross-country running team at his high school. After three weeks of running daily with the team, he has already begun to show a major difference in his skin.
Acne sufferers are not the only people that have their skin benefit from exercise...Read More