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Being ‘Golf Fit’ Will Increase Your Play Time (Infographic)

Tags: exercise, golf, infographic, joints, sports, sports injuries, stretching

Golfers love their sport, but poor golf mechanics and a lackluster warm up can keep you from the green. Health Hub talked to Cleveland Clinic senior physical therapist Jeff Sords, PT, a certified golf fitness instructor, to learn more about golf fitness and lessening the chances for injury.

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Exercise: Can You Find 30 Minutes? (Infographic)

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Whether you hit the gym, or simply walk the neighborhood or shopping mall, you just need to move at a moderate pace for at least 30 minutes a day/5 days a week for real health benefits, experts say.

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How You Can Find the Best Personal Trainer

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You’re ready to get serious with your fitness routine and hire a personal trainer. Be thorough in your research and insist on someone who can really help you reach your goals.

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Can Push-Ups Take the Place of Pills? Not Yet

Tags: coronary artery disease, exercise, statins, stroke

Physical activity is potentially as effective as many drug interventions for patients with coronary heart disease and stroke, a recent analysis suggests. But don’t trade your medications for a new pair of cross-trainers yet.

High Intensity Exercise

High-Intensity Exercise Not Just for Athletes (Video)

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High-intensity interval training, which involves short bursts of exercise at full capacity, is frequently used in sports training. Now clinicians are applying that same principle to cardiac rehab—with promising results.

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Extra Pounds Can Make Your Heart Pound

Tags: atrial fibrillation, exercise, healthy diet, heart and vascular institute, heart health, weight loss

Losing weight can be the best medicine for your heart, says a new study that found that weight loss helps lessen symptoms of atrial fibrillation, such as a racing, erratic heartbeat. Get more details.

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How to Beat Weight Gain After Menopause

Tags: exercise, hot flashes, menopause, perimenopause, polycystic ovary syndrome, postmenopausal, weight gain

Weight gain in menopause is common, but it’s not inevitable. If the aging process is ganging up on your weight loss goals, here are some tips to fight back.

Aerobic Activity

How Aerobic Activity Lowers Cardiac Risk (Video)

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When it comes to heart health, exercise is good medicine. Even in patients with fairly advanced heart disease, regular aerobic activity can provide significant benefits — including a longer life expectancy.

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Whatever Your Age — You Can Keep Moving

Tags: elderly, exercise, fatigue, geriatric, geriatric health, study

Elderly women may spend as much as two-thirds of their waking hours in sedentary behavior, a study finds. But an expert says there is still an opportunity for sedentary older people to exercise and stay healthier.

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Stay Healthy as a Senior Athlete

Tags: athletes, bone health, exercise, geriatric, geriatric health, senior care, senior safety, sports injury

Staying physically active as you age can help you manage or prevent many medical conditions, including heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer and osteoporosis.