Exercise

Enhance and maintain physical fitness and overall health

Walking towards healthier knees

A new study published today in Arthritis & Rheumatology led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine reveals that walking for exercise can reduce new frequent knee pain among people age 50 and older diagnosed with knee … READ MORE

What is walking meditation?

For Thích Nhất Hạnh, the late Vietnamese monk who popularized mindfulness in the West, walking was not simply a way to get from one place to another, or an activity to be reserved for a perfect forest path. It could be a … READ MORE

Taking the brain out for a walk

A recent study shows that spending time outdoors has a positive effect on our brains. If you’re regularly out in the fresh air, you’re doing something good for both your brain and your well-being. Emma Simpson, Unsplash … READ MORE

High intensity training best for older people

Five years of high-intensity interval training increased quality of life, improved fitness and might very well have extended the lives of participants in the Generation 100 study. High intensity interval training is really hard work, … READ MORE

Should I stop running if my knee hurts?

The most common site for pain in recreational runners [1] is the knee. For some, especially older runners, the pain can be a symptom of osteoarthritis. But does running worsen knee pain and osteoarthritis? goodluz/Shutterstock Ewa M … READ MORE

Keep your bones strong at every age

Falling may be painful, especially if the landing is less than graceful. Even a few steps out the front door can carry with them the risk of falling. After fifty years. Amsterdam, Netherlands 28 September 2016 Wikimedia Commons CC0 … READ MORE

The hazard of misunderstanding knee OA

What we understand about our illness has implications for how we go about addressing it. Physical Activity and Population Health BJSM Blog Series. British Journal of Sports Medicine Pauline Norris, Otago Daily Times 18 March 2019 How … READ MORE
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