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In women over 30, physical inactivity may be the greatest single contributor to heart disease risk.

Researchers followed 32,154 Australian women in three age groups: those born in 1973-1978, 1946-1951 and 1921-1926. They used a mathematical formula called population attributable risk, or...Read Full Article

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The weather outside may be frightful, but if you can make it outside to exercise—or at least bring some of the great outdoors inside—you'll be more likely to stick to a workout plan, finds a new study from the University of Sherbrooke in Canada. 

"The happier you feel while exercising,...Read Full Article

Filed Under: Healthy Lifestyle | Fitness

Physical activity is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle. In combination with healthy eating, it can help prevent a range of chronic diseases, including heart disease, cancer, and stroke, which are the three leading causes of death. Physical activity helps control weight, builds lean...Read Full Article

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Despite the known health benefits of being physically active, only about half of US adults meet the minimum guidelines for aerobic physical activity. In a recently published study in Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases, CDC and Emory University researchers reported that physically active adults...Read Full Article

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