Blogs about Physical Activity

Feet, Forks, and Fingers are the Master Levers of Medical Destiny

Feet, Forks, and Fingers are the Master Levers of Medical Destiny have the knowledge to eliminate fully 80 percent of all chronic disease and premature death. The leading causes of death are heart disease, cancer, chronic lower respiratory diseases, unintentional injuries, stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, influenza and pneumonia, kidney disease.

Keep Swinging for the Fence

Keep Swinging for the Fence I hope you all have been keeping fit throughout 2016. Now, if you are one of those people who wished they did more, for a myriad of reasons, you have tomorrow to start again! Fortunately, there are a number of online tools, apps, and posts that can help you sort it all out. My favorite is working with certified coaches, or certified personal trainers (CPT). Additionally, for me as a CPT, I have been in the company of first rate pros. That usually leads directly to their Facebook (FB), App, or blog site.

LSVT BIG for Parkinson Disease

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PHIT Act to Pay for Physical Activity

I just sent notes to my members of Congress around the Personal Health Investment Today Act and hope that you will consider doing the same.  

Activity Doesn't Always Equal Accomplishment

One of my favorite basketball coaches had a phrase "fake hustle" he loved to use.  If you're into sports you've seen it before.  It's the guy that lackadaisically dives after a ball after it's ALREADY gone out of bounds.  It's the guy that misses an easy layup and commits a foul on the very next possession trying to make up for it.  How about the guy that botches the play drawn up in the last time out, then feigns an ankle sprain and looks at the bench like "Coach, I need a sub!"?

Best Knee Physiotherapy Exercises After Meniscus Tear Surgery

 

UNM Fall 2016: "LaBlast" is Official and "PA and Aging" is back!

LaBlast Fitness joins the UNM PE Activity Program roster of classes for students and staff Fall 2016! Register now and mark your calendars: it

Ask Your Doctor If Getting Off Your Ass Is Right For You

May is exercise is medicine month. What does that mean? What it means is we as a society have grown soft, week, and as a result ill. Exercise has been proven to be a part of the solution if we're doing it right.Most of the leading causes of death in America from heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetes are attributable to lifestyle. Moreover a significant body of evidence points to a lack of activity at the root of our metabolic problems and frailty. Both of which have direct ties into these diseases.

How Your Declaration of Independence is Related to Your Health

Exercise professonals serve as extensions of a Healthcare" Team"- working with the clinical care team on the other side of the healthcare system-to-community bridge. Exercise is Medicine (EIM)is focused on encouraging primary care physicians and other health care providers to include physical activity when designing treatment plans for patients and referring their patients to EIM Credentialed Exercise and Exercise Professionals.

7 Simple Activities to Help You Become More Active

If you work a desk job or have little drive to get moving during the day, chances are you’re in desperate need of some activity. The CDC recommends exercising at least 150 minutes per week, but for some, the thought of running on a treadmill for 30 minutes sounds unbearable. If that’s you, you’ll benefit from these simple and unique ways to become more active. 1. Take an art walk.