Navigation Links
Don't Take a Holiday From Exercise
Date:11/28/2010

SATURDAY, Nov. 27 (HealthDay News) -- If you don't have time to get to the gym during the holidays, you can incorporate exercise into your daily activities, an expert says.

"It's important to maintain your fitness as much as possible during the holidays, but don't worry if you're too busy to go to the gym. Many holiday activities offer ways to get the 30 minutes of daily moderate physical activity that your body needs to help fight off many forms of cancer and other diseases," Karen Basen-Engquist, a professor in the behavioral science department at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, said in a center news release.

She offered the following tips for incorporating walking into your shopping trips:

Park far from the mall or store entrance. If you take the train or bus, get off a stop or two early. When you're inside the mall or store, use the stairs instead of the elevator or escalator. If possible, carry your purchases instead of using a shopping cart. This will help boost your heart rate and strengthen your muscles.

"For walking to count as exercise, you should be a little out of breath and feel your heart beating a little faster. You should be able to talk in short sentences, but not sing holiday songs," Basen-Engquist said.

You can get an aerobic workout while preparing the house for guests and cleaning up after they leave. Focus on chores that use large muscle groups, such as the legs and back. These include vacuuming, mopping, scrubbing, gardening and making multiple trips upstairs to put away laundry or holiday decorations.

"The most important thing is to get your heart rate up at a consistent level. You should sustain activity for at least 10 minutes without stopping," Basen-Engquist said.

She also offered tips for exercise while traveling:

  • While waiting for a plane, train or bus, take a brisk walk around the terminal.
  • If you're driving, add physical a
    '/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Periodontal pathogens enhance HIV-1 promoter activation in T cells
2. Successful treatment of periodontal disease lowered preterm birth incidences
3. National Prosthodontics Awareness Week Serves and Educates Consumers About Proper Oral Health Care
4. EDS Announces New SafeSiders Endodontic Glide Path Kit
5. Long Island Children's Orthodontist Announces Office Improvements And New Staff Member
6. Researchers study relationship of oral cancers and periodontal disease
7. Successful periodontal therapy may reduce the risk of preterm birth, according to Penn dental study
8. Jim Huber to Serve as National Spokesman for Know Your Score: Fight Prostate Campaign at Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday in August
9. Most Holiday Injuries to Kids Spurred by Everyday Mishaps
10. DTWI's Travel Carbon Monoxide Detector Prevents Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Whilst Holidaying Abroad, or in the UK
11. Declare Your Skin-dependence this Holiday with Patriotic, Playful Products from TruKid, the Award-Winning Line of Safe, Natural Products for Children
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 Payday lending practices in ... and cause financial distress to the states that permit ... Howard University’s Center on Race and Wealth. , While ... activity, payday loans at the same time substantially depress ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 As interest in the value of ... momentum worldwide, Rev. Eric J. Hall , president and ... (HCCN), will be the keynote speaker on January 27 at ... health system. , The conference, “Hope and Resilience: Innovative and ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Compare-autoinsurance.org has released a new blog post presenting ... auto insurance policy . , Some types of vehicles cannot ... the newly released blog post to see if their vehicle qualifies ... vehicles are some of the cars that cannot be covered by ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 Step into a macabre ... Science Museum of Virginia. Wicked Plants, the Museum’s latest ... unearths 75 poisonous, carnivorous and diabolical plants inside of ... to uncover the biochemical, physical and neurological processes between ...
(Date:12/26/2014)... The US represents the largest market for CRC across the ... that sales of branded therapies were $2.23 billion. The US ... of the disease, high drug treatment rate, and higher drug ... of CRC therapies over the forecast period will be driven ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Howard University Spotlights the Economic Impact of Payday Lending in Southern States 2Health News:HealthCare Chaplaincy CEO to Keynote Spiritual Care Summit in Israel 2Health News:HealthCare Chaplaincy CEO to Keynote Spiritual Care Summit in Israel 3Health News:Some Vehicles Cannot Be Covered By An Auto Insurance Policy! 2Health News:Wicked Plants are taking over the Science Museum of Virginia 2Health News:US Colorectal Cancer Drug Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report Available at ReportsnReports.com 2Health News:US Colorectal Cancer Drug Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report Available at ReportsnReports.com 3Health News:US Colorectal Cancer Drug Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report Available at ReportsnReports.com 4
... researchers have identified the first biomarker of graft-versus-host disease ... blood test that should solve a treatment dilemma facing ... marrow transplants. The biomarker also makes it possible to ... graft-versus-host disease, or GVHD. GVHD is a serious, ...
... continue climbing to exhaustion may be the only determinant of ... the University of Granada, the objective of which is to ... of sport, shows this to be the case. ... fat percentage and grip strength. Furthermore, existing research was based ...
... CT, ultrasound imaging and MRI, doctors have long been able ... patient,s body, and now a Texas A&M University mathematician is ... , The professor, Peter Kuchment, a leading researcher in mathematical ... process for detecting cancer and many other diseases. , When ...
... Researchers ... working to reduce the radiation exposure associated with CT imaging. A study featured on the ... cancer from CT imaging. , ... Loma Linda, CA (Vocus) January 7, 2010 -- Researchers from the department of radiology and ...
... ... ... College of American Pathologists (CAP) released the new CAP electronic Cancer Checklists (CAP eCC)—the XML ... enhance and advance cancer reporting., , , , ,The latest CAP eCC release contains all ...
... ... , ... 8, 2010 -- After more than 20 years with very little innovation, the world of ... tool for cast removal. , , , , ,With an operating sound level just above ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Blood test could improve graft-versus-host disease treatment 2Health News:Blood test could improve graft-versus-host disease treatment 3Health News:How high can a climber go? 2Health News:Texas A&M prof working on new ways to see through the human body 2Health News:New Low Dose CT Protocols for Stone Detection may Hold Key to Reducing Cancer Risk from Radiation 2Health News:New Low Dose CT Protocols for Stone Detection may Hold Key to Reducing Cancer Risk from Radiation 3Health News:College of American Pathologists Releases New Updated CAP Electronic Cancer Checklist (CAP eCC) 2Health News:College of American Pathologists Releases New Updated CAP Electronic Cancer Checklist (CAP eCC) 3Health News:College of American Pathologists Releases New Updated CAP Electronic Cancer Checklist (CAP eCC) 4Health News:New 'Kid-Friendly' Cast Removal Tool Now at Sanford 2
(Date:1/23/2015)... 2015 /PRNewswire/-- Harwood Feffer LLP ( www.hfesq.com ) is investigating ... Inc. ("Advaxis" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: ADXS ... duties to shareholders. On January 21, 2015, ... that Advaxis had misrepresented the clinical data for its ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... 23, 2015  HyGreen, Inc., a leader in hand hygiene ... RCA Medical, a subsidiary of Ascendis Health Limited, in ... Each year, hundreds of millions of patients around the ... are transmitted from patient to patient via the unwashed ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... , Jan. 23, 2015  iMD Companies, Inc. (ICBU) has repositioned ... market share and grab a foothold in the hydroponic, hemp ... capabilities and a presence in the sector, and recently partnering ... growth of hemp and medical marijuana, iMD is committing to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Advaxis, Inc. 2HyGreen Partners with RCA Medical in Johannesburg, South Africa 2iMD Companies Poised to Make Impact in Multi-Billion Dollar Medical Marijuana Sector With Recent Investments and Strategic Partnerships 2
... Ill., April 19, 2011 Sysmex, a global ... systems technology, announced today an amended distributorship agreement ... automatically renews for up to four successive one-year ... including the Sysmex pocH-100 i™ , Sysmex KX-21N™, ...
... Premier Research Group Limited announces the re-branding of ... Research Company. With the continued growth in clinical development ... the medical device industry, Premier Research recognises this sector ... D-TARGET was founded in 1997 and acquired ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Sysmex America Signs Distributorship Agreement With LABSCO 2Premier Research Re-brands its Medical Device Business Unit to D-TARGET 2
Landolt hypophysectomie instrument, spoon, bayonet-shaped, flexible....
Cushing pituitary scoop, malleable, silver-plated....
... Cougar is an Anterior Spinal Implant system. ... approximating that of cortical bone. The result ... requirements of anterior column support, while optimizing ... sharing design. Incorporates an anatomic design with ...
... The Stackable Cage System provides anterior column ... total vertebrectomies from T1 to L5. The ... Carbon Fiber Polymer cages that are stacked ... needs. The Peek Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer ...
Medicine Products: