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Exercise reduces frailty-3374

Exercise reduces frailty

Frailty may be identified with three of five factors: unintended weight loss (more than 10 pounds in the past year), general feeling of exhaustion on three or more days per week, muscle weakness, slow walking speed or low levels of physical activity (American Physical Therapy Association). According to the background in a new study, 7% of people ages 65-74, 18% of those ages 75-84, and 37% of individuals over the age of 85 are considered frail.

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Midlife exercise lowers risk of chronic disease-3371

Midlife exercise lowers risk of chronic disease

Chronic health conditions have become a dominant health issue globally. In 2011, the World Health Organization published an action plan to control noncommunicable diseases (ICAA Research Review, 11[34] September 2011), such as heart disease and stroke, which have overtaken infectious disease as the leading causes of death around the world.

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Like aerobic exercise, strength training reduces risk of diabetes-3332

Like aerobic exercise, strength training reduces risk of diabetes

A primary recommendation for people who are diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes is to be more physically active because exercise helps to improve blood sugar control (PubMed Health) and support weight loss.

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The role of physical activity in promoting life engagement-3314

The role of physical activity in promoting life engagement

With the aging of the global population, attention has turned to physical activity as one of the factors to help older adults maintain their health. As noted by the World Health Organization, diet and physical activity are a public health priority to prevent or manage noncommunicable diseases (for example stroke, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and some cancers). Does physical activity have a role in successful aging beyond physical health? To answer that question, a team of researchers conducted a literature review.

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Low levels of physical activity continue in US adults-3288

Low levels of physical activity continue in US adults

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Hot flashes might cool following exercise-3283

Hot flashes might cool following exercise

“Hot flash” is the common term used to describe the symptoms of high temperature and perspiration reported by women during menopause.

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