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Exercise (Again)

Angie Szumlinski News

As if we haven’t heard it often enough, exercise is good for you! Shocking news, I know, but it is, and yet another study says so! However, did you know that WHEN you exercise can impact outcomes? Really? Isn’t the rule whenever you can find your treadmill and dust it off is a good time to jump on? Well, yes, …

Exercise!

Angie Szumlinski News

I know, I talk about this a lot, you would think I was the most fit person on earth, NOT! However, we all know there are benefits to daily exercise, whether it be a way to control our weight, lighten our mood, or strengthen our muscles, whatever your reason, we all know there are benefits. Sure, some benefits may take …

Senior woman lifting weights

Moderate to Vigorous Exercise

Angie Szumlinski Health, News, Studies

I know what you are thinking, but I’m not going to harp on you to run a marathon, I’m truly not, HOWEVER…..did you know that approximately 110,000 deaths per year in the United States could be prevented if adults aged 40 to 85 years or older increased their moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) by about 10 minutes per day? …

Senior woman lifting weights

Exercise and Depression

Angie Szumlinski News

I have always heard about “endorphins kicking in” when people exercise, I’m still waiting! Maybe I have a shortage of endorphins but whatever the case, most people enjoy exercise because of the endorphin high. Researchers have now identified even more benefits to exercising that may encourage everyone to get out of the office for 30 minutes! In a recent study …

Senior woman lifting weights

You Don’t Use it You Lose It

Angie Szumlinski Studies

We have all heard the old adage, maybe from your parents or grandparents, You Don’t Use it You Lose it, right? Well in an interesting article published in Medical Xpress, they found that although physical activity does positively impact people with depression, treatment with antidepressants is more effective long-term! Does that mean we should sit home and take medications instead …

Dick Van Dyke and Tai Chi

Angie Szumlinski Health, Studies

We have all seen the infomercials for Tai Chi but recent studies are proving that they may be right! In a recent article published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, Tai Chi is identified as being beneficial for at least 4 chronic conditions, Cancer, Osteoarthritis, Heart Failure and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. In case you don’t know what Tai …