I marvel at the ability of my 18-month old grandson (that's not him) to do an amazing squat. Here's the perfect squat ...
The WSJ has some slick way of finding a parking place quickly. Here's my advice: Look for a parking spot far from your end-point. Take a nice long walk. There are two benefits: 1) You will always be able to find a parking spot 2) You will get some exercise
Very interesting video about health and exercise.
If you ever needed a reason to exercise, take a moment to read this WSJ article.
A snippet from the article:
The CDC's surveys show that doctors have lagged behind federal recommendations to counsel osteoarthritis patients on the benefits of exercise and self-management programs. "The medical system has been focused on repairing patients and not getting them to manage themselves to avoid disability," says Charles Helmick, the scientific leader of the CDC's arthritis program.
One of my favorite quotes: Exercise is better than any drug or anything else we have for aging. There's no downside. If this were a drug, it would be the safest, most effective drug in the universe. - Dr. James O. Hill
... The Squat. Learn how to do it properly and without a squat rack.
While exercise does burn calories, what and how much you eat still matters. For example, a one-mile walk burns about 100 calories — so you'd have to walk for 12 miles to burn off the typical 1,200-calorie fast-food meal of a hamburger, fries, and a soft drink!
Fosamax, one in a class of drugs called bisphosphonates, is supposed to make bones stronger, and for many women, it is safe and effective. But now there's mounting evidence that, for some women, taking these medications for more than five years could cause spontaneous fractures.
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Exercise is better than any drug or anything else we have for aging. There's no downside. If this were a drug, it would be the safest, most effective drug in the universe. - Dr. James O. Hill, Director of the Center for Human Nutrition at the University of Colorado at Denver
Dr. Christina Economos discusses Living in the Balance: Nutrition and Physical Activity for a Lifetime. As I've mentioned in the past, this video was instrumental in getting me to start weight-training.
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