Answers to Common Questions
Find out why physical activity is important for health and how you can incorporate more movement into your life.
Why do children need 60 minutes of physical activity a day for good health?
Do factors other than inactivity contribute to health risks associated with TV viewing?
How can I help reduce health implications of prolonged sitting without a standing desk?
What type of exercise allows for the greatest health benefits for patients with type 2 diabetes?
A study found that structured aerobic exercise was associated with the greatest hemoglobin A1c reductions, followed by structured resistance training and combined training. Physical activity and dietary advice were also associated with hemoglobin A1c reductions, but only when combined together or with exercise training.
Why does exercise help conditions such as diabetes and peripheral artery disease?
Walking is a safe activity for most people, however always talk to your doctor before starting any exercise program. The components of a good program include:
Isn't running one of the best ways to stay healthy?
What is a "healthy" amount of TV viewing?
How much exercise is recommended for adults over the age of 65?
Can tai chi be dangerous for some patients?
Why does heart failure limit exercise capacity?
Where can you buy standing desks?
How is Heart Rate Recovery measured?
Can children improve their HRR?
What are the best low-impact exercises that achieve cardiovascular benefits?
What type of exercise is recommended for heart failure patients?
How much can habitual physical activity decrease risk for acute cardiac events?
How can I achieve optimal fitness?