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To increase physical activity, focus on how, not why

Most people know that exercise is important to maintain and improve health; however, sedentary lifestyles and obesity rates are at all-time highs and have become major national issues. In a new study, University of Missouri ...

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Health
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Young dog owners more physically active

They’re furry, fun loving and could be the key to getting your sedentary teen off the couch, finds a new study on dog ownership and adolescent physical activity.

dateFeb 08, 2011 in Health
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Review confirms benefits of outdoor exercise

A systematic review carried out by a team at the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry has analysed existing studies and concluded that there are benefits to mental and physical well-being from taking exercise in the ...

dateFeb 04, 2011 in Health
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Don't be fooled. Guideline don't drive behavior

(PhysOrg.com) -- The bar has been lowered for Canadians regarding the nation's physical-activity standards. In short, there is compelling evidence that doing less is still associated with significant health benefit.

dateJan 28, 2011 in Health
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The Medical Minute: Staying active all year round

It’s fun to be outside on a beautiful spring, summer, or fall day, riding bikes, playing on a playground, tossing a Frisbee, or just going for a walk with your family. Unfortunately, research has found that the winter ...

dateJan 26, 2011 in Health
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