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  AAAAI - Patients & Consumers Center: Tips to Remember: Exercise-induced asthma
Measurement can be done in a medical facility or "on the field." In the office setting, a patient exercises for six to eight minutes using a treadmill or cycle to create enough exertion to maintain a heart rate at 80-90% of the age-related maximal predicted value.
Athletes should restrict exercising when they have viral infections, when temperatures are extremely low, or-if they are allergic-when pollen and air pollution levels are high.
Exercise is beneficial to both physical health and emotional well-being.
www.aaaai.org /patients/publicedmat/tips/exerciseinducedasthma.stm   (1327 words)

  Exercise - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Frequent and regular physical exercise is an important component in the prevention of some of the diseases of affluence such as cancer, heart disease, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity.
Frequent and regular exercise has been shown to help prevent or to cure major illnesses such as high blood pressure, obesity, heart disease, diabetes, insomnia, cancer [1] and depression, and many more diseases.Researchers have shown that three 10 minutes walks burn as many calories and exercise your heart as well as one 30 minutes walk.
However studies have shown that vigorous exercise executed by healthy individuals can effectively increase opioid peptides (aka endorphins, a naturally occurring opiate that in conjunction with other neurotransmitters is responsible for exercise induced euphoria), positively influence hormone production (i.e., increase testosterone and growth hormone), and help prevent neuromuscular diseases.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Exercise   (1541 words)

 Exercise - Texas Heart Institute Heart Information Center
A simple definition of cardiovascular exercise is any exercise that raises your heart rate to a level where you can still talk, but you start to sweat a little.
The instructor should also show the class the different levels in which each exercise can be done, so each person in your class can modify the activity to meet his or her fitness level.
Shoes that are used regularly lose the ability to absorb your weight during exercise and may cause injury to your knees and ankles.
www.tmc.edu /thi/exercis1.html   (2263 words)

Physical exercise also appears to act specifically to stretch tense muscles, deepen breathing and alter a person's biochemistry to promote mental health.
Exercise helps us absorb and burn off the excess adrenaline that can lead to symptoms such as sweating and shakiness.
Moore found that her exercisers reported an 82 percent reduction in symptoms of depression, tension, anger, confusion and fatigue.
www.planetpsych.com /zSelf_Help/exercise.htm   (994 words)

Exercise, along with carefully following your meal plan, is an important part of managing your diabetes.
Explore the "hidden" opportunities for exercise: park as far away from the door as possible, walk the stairs instead of taking the elevator, ride a bike instead of riding in the car.
There are as many excuses to quit an exercise program as there are to never start one: you're too busy, or too tired or too sore to exercise; or the weather's too rainy/cold/hot to go outside, or too nice to stay inside to exercise.
www.prairiepublic.org /features/healthworks/diabetes/exercise.html   (788 words)

 During Your Pregnancy: Spotlight on Exercise
Exercise may help pregnant women avoid gestational diabetes, a form of diabetes that sometimes develops during pregnancy.
Exercise can help new mothers keep "baby blues" at bay, regain their energy and lose the weight they gained during pregnancy.
Not all pregnant women should exercise, especially if they are at risk of preterm labor or suffer from any kind of serious ailment, such as heart or lung disease.
www.marchofdimes.com /pnhec/159_515.asp   (907 words)

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Exercise is a critical component of good health, especially as you age.
However, if you are using so much oxygen with your exercise that there is not enough left over to allow you to carry on a conversation at all, then you are exercising too hard and need to cut back a bit.
Swimming is one of the best exercises on the planet, working all the major muscles, but it poses the challenge of exposing you to the large amounts of chlorine that are in most swimming pools.
www.mercola.com /nutritionplan/exercise.htm   (1794 words)

 Exercise & Fitness- Ask the Dietitian
Moderate exercise by itself does not increase your appetite unless you have exercised too hard or are on a quick weight loss diet and your glycogen stores are depleted.
Moderate exercise that would produce this beneficial effect would be 60 minutes of exercise, three to five times per week.
So the next time you exercise and feel hungry afterwards, you exercised too hard and lowered your blood sugar to the point where your brain told you that you were hungry.
www.dietitian.com /exercise.html   (5345 words)

 Exercise – Nutrina – Standard Vitamins
Exercise also raises your endorphin level, which helps to elevate your mood.
Exercise can help older people feel better and enjoy life more, even those who think they're too old or too out of shape.
Fit for Life, and especially the sequel, Fit for life II: Living Health, outline excellent exercise and stretching routines that are both easy on the body and sustainable over the long stretch (pun intended).
www.healthcatalog.com /exercise.htm   (1537 words)

 Exercise and Activity - Feet and fitness related health conditions, exercises and injuries
Regular exercise is associated with reduced risks for heart attack, blood vessel disease, stroke, diabetes, depression, obesity, broken bones from osteoporosis, and cognitive (thought) decline and it leads to an overall sense of well-being.
Exercise, a type of physical activity, is defined as "a planned, structured, and repetitive bodily movement done to improve or maintain one or more components of physical fitness."
Prior to beginning an exercise program, viewers are recommended to consult with their healthcare providers to review options, given their particular history of health conditions.
www.medicinenet.com /exercise_and_activity/article.htm   (711 words)

 Exercise: Nutrition Source, Harvard School of Public Health
Moderate intensity exercise or physical activity is activity that causes a slight but noticeable increase in breathing and heart rate.
If you are exercising mainly to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight, 30 minutes or so a day will work if you're careful about how much you eat.(14) But you may need to exercise more, or more vigorously.
Exercise is a specific type of physical activity that includes any planned, structured, and repetitive bodily movement done specifically to improve or maintain one or more components of physical fitness.
www.hsph.harvard.edu /nutritionsource/Exercise.htm   (2369 words)

 Exercise   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Exercise is the most-neglected aspect of most dogs’ lives and that which subsequently causes them, and their owners, the most grief.
They ignore (possibly because they are not aware of the importance of) their dog’s basic need for exercise, even though that dog clearly is totally dependent upon them, and at their “mercy,” for all its needs.
Exercise requirement is one of the most important considerations when choosing a dog, and when making the effort to meet your responsibility for your dog’s basic needs.
www.dogscooter.com /Exercise.html   (1376 words)

 Physical Fitness - Activity - Exercise, Obesity, and Weight Control
A major difference between the two exercise groups and the diet-only group was the gain in fat-free body mass with exercise and its loss with diet-only.
While some have interpreted this as evidence that exercise does not affect appetite, it might be more accurate to conclude that appetite was affected in that caloric intake did not increase in proportion to the additional caloric expenditure resulting from the exercise program.
With respect to the specific loss of body fat with exercise, several research studies have pointed to the possible role of human growth hormone as being responsible for the increased fatty acid mobilization during exercise.
www.fitness.gov /activity/activity7/obesity/obesity.html   (5350 words)

 Exercise, Exercise Tips, Weight Loss Exercise, Fitness   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Water exercise, especially swimming, is probably the best chest exercise to expand the chest and regulate the heart.
For this lower abdominal exercise, place a 10 dumbbell between your feet and raise about 18 inches off the ground for 25 reps for your lower abs.
Yoga is the best chest exercise to open the chest gently while working the entire body and providing mental and emotional balance.
exercise.lifetips.com /OurGurus.asp   (1576 words)

 Exercise: A Healthy Habit to Start and Keep -- familydoctor.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
A good goal for many people is to work up to exercising 4 to 6 times a week for 30 to 60 minutes at a time.
Aerobic exercise is the type that moves large muscle groups and causes you to breathe more deeply and your heart to work harder to pump blood.
The term weight-bearing is used to describe exercises that work against the force of gravity.
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 NOF Osteoporosis Prevention - Exercise for Healthy Bones
You cannot see your bones respond to exercise, but when you strike a tennis ball or land on your feet after jumping, chemical messengers tell your arm and leg bones to be ready to handle that weight and impact again.
Two types of exercises are important for building and maintaining bone mass and density: weight-bearing and resistance exercises.
The second type of exercises are resistance exercises or activities that use muscular strength to improve muscle mass and strengthen bone.
www.nof.org /prevention/exercise.htm   (390 words)

 stationary exercise bikes, recumbent bike, stationary bikes
Exercising inside the coziness of your home is a winning option for those who want to get in shape, yet lack the time or patience to go outside or pay for a gym membership.
Stationary exercise bikes with adjustable resistance levels can also prove to be excellent machines for leg muscle development.
Exercise mini bikes are cycling units on the go.
www.all-in-exercise-bikes.com   (508 words)

 EXERCISE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Exercises that train and strengthen the chest muscles may prove to be very important for patients with angina.
In one study, moderate exercise (jogging two miles a day) controlled hypertension so well that more than half the patients who had been taking drugs for high blood pressure were able to discontinue their medication.
Exercises specifically targeted to strengthen the back can be beneficial in improving posture and may even reduce kyphosis (hunchback) in people with osteoporosis.
www.reutershealth.com /wellconnected/doc29.html   (10296 words)

 Exercise Tips - Exercise Ideas - Exercise Plans - Fitness Tips   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Pilates exercise specializes in the core, but some traditional strength exercises like crunches and back extensions also are effective.
Aerobic just means in the presence of oxygen, and aerobic exercise refers to exercise that lasts long enough to require oxygen.
The same type of exercise satisfies both of these qualifications, and the terms cardio and aerobic exercise are used interchangeably.
exercise.lifetips.com   (822 words)

 Healthy Heart Exercise
In order to be effective, you'll need to repeat your exercise routine 3 or 4 times per week.
The variety of exercise equipment available for purchase today can be overwhelming.
Exercise should improve your health, not risk it.
sln2.fi.edu /biosci/healthy/exercise.html   (301 words)

 Kids and Exercise
Kids exercise when they have gym class at school, soccer practice, or dance class.
In addition to the health benefits of regular exercise, kids who are physically fit sleep better and are better able to handle the physical and emotional challenges that a typical day presents - be that running to catch a bus, bending down to tie a shoe, or studying for a test.
Stretching exercises help improve flexibility, allowing muscles and joints to bend and move easily through their full range of motion.
kidshealth.org /parent/nutrition_fit/fitness/exercise.html   (915 words)

 Kids and Exercise
But for children, exercise means playing and being physically active.
In addition to the health benefits of regular exercise, kids who are physically fit sleep better and are better able to handle the physical and emotional challenges that a typical day presents - be that running to catch a bus, bending down to tie a shoe, or studying for a test.
Stretching exercises help improve flexibility, allowing muscles and joints to bend and move easily through their full range of motion.
www.kidshealth.org /parent/nutrition_fit/fitness/exercise.html   (936 words)

 Technorati Tag: exercise   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
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 National MS Society | Sourcebook: Exercise   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
An exercise program needs to be appropriate to the capabilities and limitations of the individual, and may need to be adjusted as changes occur in MS symptoms.
Any person with MS who is initiating a new exercise program should also consult with his or her physician before starting.
Periods of exercise should be carefully timed to avoid the hotter periods of the day and prevent excessive fatigue.
www.nationalmssociety.org /Sourcebook-Exercise.asp   (370 words)

 Healthy Heart Exercise
If you haven't exercised in years, you'll definitely want to start with some modest activities.
In order to be effective, you'll need to repeat your exercise routine 3 or 4 times per week.
The variety of exercise equipment available for purchase today can be overwhelming.
sln.fi.edu /biosci/healthy/exercise.html   (301 words)

 MedlinePlus: Exercise and Physical Fitness
The primary NIH organization for research on Exercise and Physical Fitness is the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
Exercise and Cold Weather: Stay Motivated, Fit and Safe(Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)
Article: Noninvasive ventilatory assistance during exercise for patients with kyphoscoliosis: a...
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/exerciseandphysicalfitness.html   (883 words)

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