Aerobic Exercise Is Good For The Mature Brain

December 01, 2016  By: Providence Medical Group You’ve heard that physical activity can help sharpen the brain, especially in people who are at risk for Alzheimer’s disease. Now, a study out of Wake Forest’s School of Medicine adds to the scientific evidence that exercise can improve brain function. Researchers found that aerobic exercise helped retain and[…]

Can You Lose Weight By Walking?

“Can you lose weight by walking?”. Well let me tell you, the answer is an emphatic YES. Humans were made to move, although it’s easy to forget that as we’ve progressed from hunter-gatherers to working desk jobs and commuting by car from door to door.  Read the full article at this link: Can You Lose[…]

Knowing Your Fitness Number Predicts Your Risk For Future Health

Adapted Media Release Published: Friday 18 November 2016 It is well known that individuals who are unfit are at substantially greater risk for lifestyle-related diseases and premature death. Despite its high value in assessment of risk, fitness is not routinely measured in clinical practice. The likely reason for this is the costly and time consuming testing[…]

Aerobic Exercise Improves Cognition In Old Age

Written by Ana Sandoiu A significant number of people aged 65 and over are affected by mild cognitive impairment. New research suggests aerobic exercise can have remarkably beneficial effects on these patients. Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) refers to the slightly decreased cognitive abilities in individuals of 65 years of age and over. Such people may[…]

Agility Drills

Agility drills can generally be classified into two categories – open and closed.  Closed drills are preprogrammed drills, performed in a predictable and unchanging environment.  The focus should be primarily on proper movement mechanics, proper body position and simple changes of direction.  The drills should be performed at a speed that allows proper execution of[…]