Navigation Links
Looking to Shape Up for Summer? The Solution May Be the Steps You're Already Taking
Date:7/14/2009

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer is officially here, and that means longer days and warmer weather are afoot. The season is also notoriously a time when people want to get in shape. Yet nowadays, hitting the gym can be daunting, especially with so many people pressed for time and money. But good news - there's an easy way to shape up for summer that's accessible, affordable and can accommodate even the busiest of schedules - it's walking. No wonder it's the number one fitness activity(1) for adults. And with the simple addition of a few fitness goals and a pedometer, you have everything you need to elevate your walk to a workout.

(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090714/CG45935)

Walk It Out

Many people don't realize the walking they already do each day is a positive step to help them get fit. In fact, studies have uncovered a long list of benefits from walking, including reduced body fat, lowered cholesterol and blood pressure as well as increased flexibility and mental well-being. It's widely recommended adults take 10,000 steps a day, the equivalent of about five miles, which can be achieved by walking 30 - 60 minutes at one time or in multiple 10-minute increments over the course of the day.

Walking is also a key component to many fitness plans, including that of trainer-to-the-stars, Ramona Braganza, who's helped shape some of the hottest bodies in Hollywood from Jessica Alba to Halle Berry. "For me, being fit is a lifestyle. I'd be bored just going to the gym every day. That's why I always recommend walking to my clients as a great form of exercise," Braganza said. "Adding a few easy things into your daily routine can help you make sure that every step counts."

A Passion for Pedometers


'/>"/>
SOURCE Omron Healthcare, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Looking to Shape up for Summer? The Solution May be the Steps Youre Already Taking
2. Premium Latex Condom Donation by IBI Synergy, Inc. Are You Looking For a Few Good Latex Condoms?
3. New L.A. Experience Not Only Leaves You Feeling Good but Looking Great
4. San Francisco Symposium Provides Training for Communities Looking to Develop Arts Programs That Unite Generations
5. Companion Global Healthcare Inc. Offers Additional Hospital Choices to Employers, Individuals Looking to Save on Fully Credentialed Health Care
6. It's Park Life for Edinburgh Students as Unite Unveils New Property Overlooking The Meadows
7. What's in a Video or a Sound Bite When You're Looking for a Therapist?
8. Along With Hand Washing and Covering Up When Coughing, Add Nose Washing to Steps Consumers Looking to Take for Flu Prevention
9. Consumers are Looking to Boiron Arnicare(R) as a Safer Option as FDA Enforces Stricter Labeling for Many Pain Relievers
10. Looking Forward: The Use of Health IT in Crisis
11. Looking Forward: Health Information Technology and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/18/2014)... Ky. (April 21, 2014) -- A group of ... Medicine and the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging has ... depression and neuropsychological function in Parkinson,s disease (PD). ... Research , the study, which assessed cognitive function ... that the dopamine replacement therapy commonly used to ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... memories? How did it make you feel? According to ... experience, such as how sad you were or how ... when you can,t stop thinking about it. , ... context of the memories, rather than how you felt, ... the negative effects of these memories, a new study ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... Medicine scientists could lead to potential new treatments for ... scleroderma. , Fibrosis, or scarring, is a hallmark ... and lungs can lead to serious organ damage and, ... therapeutic options centers on findings made by Swati Bhattacharyya, ... role that a specific protein plays in promoting fibrosis. ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... most popular vaccine brands for children may not be ... some cost factors when choosing vaccines, driving the market ... to a new study by University of Illinois researchers. ... driven by numerous factors," says Sheldon H. Jacobson, a ... science and of mathematics at the U. of I. ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... In a review published in the April issue of ... The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, says it,s time ... approach to treating sepsis, which kills millions ... Sepsis occurs when molecules released into the bloodstream to ... body. Inflammation is necessary for maintaining good health ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Treating depression in PD patients: New research 2Health News:New study suggests a better way to deal with bad memories 2Health News:New study suggests a better way to deal with bad memories 3Health News:New clues on tissue scarring in scleroderma 2Health News:Study recalculates costs of combination vaccines 2Health News:Feinstein Institute researcher publishes new perspective on sepsis 2
... by Virginia Kaklamani, MD, an oncologist at Northwestern Memorial ... School of Medicine, variations of the adiponectin gene, which ... womans risk of developing breast cancer. This discovery is ... it could help experts develop a future genetic testing ...
... NEW YORK (April 25, 2008) -- Heart failure patients ... first to be implanted with the HeartMate II LVAS ... that helps weak hearts pump blood -- that has ... 21 for broad use as bridge to transplantation. As ...
... County Sees Sharp Rise in Gonorrhea Cases, HARRISBURG, Pa., ... of cases of Gonorrhea last year in Delaware County,the Pennsylvania ... of 15 and 24 be routinely screened for the,disease, as ... Gonorrhea grew to 921 in 2007 from 513,the year before., ...
... With an aggressive growth plan in,effect for 2008, YoNaturals ... big step in their expansion efforts with new,vending locations ... of 2006, YoNaturals has maintained a strong,dedication toward changing ... have experienced thus far is in large part due ...
... Winner Renee Zellweger ("Chicago") Reteams with Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, Executive ... Producers for the Sony Pictures Television Project, Based ... a Doctor,s Dramatic Quest to Develop the Lifesaving Breast Cancer ... Drug Herceptin ...
... The Lupus Foundation of,America joins a coalition of approximately ... on May 10. More than 1.5 million,Americans and at ... they struggle daily with the often-debilitating health,consequences of the ... of an unbalanced immune system that can become,destructive to ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Study shows gene variations may predict risk of breast cancer in women 2Health News:FDA approves HeartMate II mechanical heart pump for heart-failure patients 2Health News:Gulfport-Biloxi Airport Welcomes Installation of New YoNaturals Healthy Vending Machines 2Health News:Lifetime Television Proudly Announces October Marquee Event Original Movie, 'Living Proof' Starring Emmy(R) and Grammy(R) Award Winner Harry Connick, Jr. 2Health News:Lifetime Television Proudly Announces October Marquee Event Original Movie, 'Living Proof' Starring Emmy(R) and Grammy(R) Award Winner Harry Connick, Jr. 3Health News:Lifetime Television Proudly Announces October Marquee Event Original Movie, 'Living Proof' Starring Emmy(R) and Grammy(R) Award Winner Harry Connick, Jr. 4Health News:Lifetime Television Proudly Announces October Marquee Event Original Movie, 'Living Proof' Starring Emmy(R) and Grammy(R) Award Winner Harry Connick, Jr. 5Health News:Lupus Organizations Issue International Call-to-Action to Combat Disease Affecting Five Million People 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... (the "Company") (NASDAQ: CLSN ) today announced ... purchase an aggregate of approximately $15 million of the ... led by a dedicated health care fund. ... investors pursuant to which the Company agreed to sell ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Jan. 15, 2014  Manufacturers, suppliers and distributors of ... to protect their most important business assets, intellectual ... ) Because of the highly-competitive nature ... one of the most litigious industry sectors of ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014 The Cadence Fitness ... Fitness Center by the Medical Fitness Association, a non-profit ... achieve their full potential. The Cadence Fitness & Health ... western suburbs and second in the Chicagoland area. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Celsion Corporation Announces $15 Million At-The-Market Registered Direct Offering 2Celsion Corporation Announces $15 Million At-The-Market Registered Direct Offering 3Intellectual Property Insurance for Medical-related Products and Services 2Cadence Fitness & Health Center Certified as Medical Fitness Facility 2Cadence Fitness & Health Center Certified as Medical Fitness Facility 3
... a Little Help ... Series,PSA Expands Partnership Between VH1 and Nothing But Nets to Prevent Malaria ... in Africa, ... very serious issue in a new Public,Service Announcement (PSA) created by VH1 for Nothing But ...
... Immtech Pharmaceuticals,Inc. (Amex: IMM ) today announced ... consortium led by the University of North Carolina ... Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation,(the "Gates Foundation"), to ... leishmania. This grant is part of the $22.6,million ...
Cached Medicine Technology:'Best Week Ever' for Nothing But Nets 2'Best Week Ever' for Nothing But Nets 3Immtech Receives $5.1 Million to Further African Sleeping Sickness Clinical Trials 2Immtech Receives $5.1 Million to Further African Sleeping Sickness Clinical Trials 3
Three-spring evacuator kits with silicone drains, 10 in. hole pattern, trocar and Y-connector tubing...
Provides reliable suction for surgical cases with larger amounts of drainage....
Offers a more constant suction profile than three-spring evacuators, resulting in the potential for improved tissue approximation and reduced risk of hematoma....
Reliavac® 400cc kits with siliconized PVC drain, Y-connector tube...
Medicine Products: