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Why You’re Exercising All Wrong: You Just Need 30 Minutes a Week

exerciseWhen I read this article: Why You’re Exercising All Wrong (and Just Need 30 Minutes a Week, Seriously) It had me wondering so I visited the link and listened to the video. It has some merit – my suggestions is use caution and don’t over due it at first – work you way up to what they suggest.

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How often have you wanted to slim down, but been discouraged before you even started? All that sweaty effort and those endless hours plodding away on the elliptical machine or treadmill are, unsurprisingly, the biggest turn-off when it comes to getting into shape. But it turns out that you’re actually spending more time than you need to. Yep, researchers have discovered that workout sessions lasting just 10 minutes, performed three times a week, can (and will) transform your body for the better.

Cancer and Exercise

The benefits of exercise in preventing or easing the effects of some diseases such as cancer has long been confirmed by research and patient assessments, wellness coaching brings a more concentrated effort to this concept. The study, conducted by the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, suggests that wellness programs may have lasting benefits in terms of reducing stress and anxiety. The study also suggests an overall positive impact on a patient’s quality of life. Wellness programs for cancer patients are similar to other exercise programs by emphasizing the complete health and well being of the individual.

Exercise and Weight Loss

Maryby Mary Howard, RN

If you are serious about your weight loss program, exercise is the key. But how do we get motivated to make such a big change in our life? We’ll talk about motivating benefits, how much exercise it takes, types of exercise and exercising with health conditions.