Month: October 2013

[Fitness Friday] New Research Shows Exercise as good as Medicine for heart disease, diabetes and stroke

written by john c ashworth, ma, cscs, ces Bottom Line? Exercise is really good for you. So good, in fact, that in a recent comprehensive study published in the British Medical Journal, regular exercise worked as well as prescription drugs in terms of their effectiveness in improving mortality outcomes (secondary prevention of coronary heart disease, rehabilitation…

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[Fitness Friday] How to lose more weight with less exercise

written by john c ashworth, ma, cscs There is a juxtaposition sitting on the corner of Whitney Way and The Belt line highway. It is the glowing view of the top floor of the local YMCA where the treadmills and their loyal riders come to saddle up. The same experience is apparent during certain times…

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