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What is a hero and why would you want one? A hero is a person you look up to because they are good at doing things. Often you would like to some day grow up to be like that person. A hero could be an athlete or a politician or even someone in your family […]
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/01/27/phys-ed-how-exercising-keeps-your-cells-young/?emc=eta1 Telomeres are like little caps on your chromosomes. When we are young they are all the same. A sedentary person loses telomere length with age, where an exercising person’s telomere length is more preserved. It’s good news because it explains some of the health benefits with exercise over a person’s lifetime. Here is the […]
Most visitors to the website are here to get thin and get stronger. You also will lessen your chances of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, syndrome x and many other diseases that have the ability to ruin the rest of your life. No one comes here to lessen their chances of getting cancer down the road. Most […]
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/43479398/ns/world_news-world_environment/t/oceans-heading-mass-extinctions-experts-warn/#.TlW1OWCKWh This chilling article just came in today, June 21, 2011. What will they be saying about our oceans in 50 years? Will man see ‘the light” and make all the changes to protect our oceans from CO2 acidity, plastic, industrial toxins and overfishing? Will there be an article in 50 years that says […]
We all have different inherited body types with different shapes and sizes. My suspicion is that we also inherit different heart capabilities and blood supply systems in a genetic pattern from our parents. We also have different affinities for exercise. We try to get out of PE in school by getting a note from […]
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110602081417.htm This study from Norway demonstrates that our VO2max is our best indicator of cardiovascular fitness. They tested 5000 people of various ages in their study. Those people that scored lower had many more risk factors for cardiovascular problems. Cardiovascular disease kills more men and women in America than any other problem, so getting your […]
We are all reading about how our earth is burning up from carbon emisions and green house gases. There is also a gathering stream of contrary information about how the warming of the earth is a natural reoccuring condition and is nothing to worry about. Well, that controversy will not be solved here. Nor will […]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_dioxide_in_Earth’s_atmosphere Check out the link above on Wikipedia’s take on the problem of man made carbon emissions causing “global warming”. The really scary part is what it would take to clean the atmosphere and get it back to pre industrial revolution levels.” To be able to reduce carbon dioxide concentration with Carbon sequestration back to pre-industrial levels, […]
Ordinarily I prefer studies done on people. We advise people to not do yo – yo dieting because it is harmful to ones health and very discouraging when the weight loss process is reversed and the weight goes back on. This study done on mice showed that yo-yo dieting was better than no dieting at […]
http://www.whoi.edu/science/B/people/kamaral/plasticsarticle.html Seven billion people throw away a lot of trash and plastic. Take a look at it in the link above. If we don’t start cleaning it up faster than we are throwing it away, then our grandkids will wonder why we didn’t. What will we say to them?