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  • Exercise Might Ease Side Effects of Breast Cancer Treatment
    Post time: Nov-30-2022

    Researchers from Edith Cowan University in Australia included 89 women in this study – 43 participated in the exercise portion; the control group did not. Exercisers did a 12-week home-based program. It included weekly resistance training sessions and 30 to 40 minutes of aerobic exercise. ...Read more »

  • Useful Gym Machines for Women
    Post time: Nov-30-2022

    Some women aren’t comfortable lifting free weights and barbells, but they still need to mix resistance training with cardio to get in optimal shape, says Robin Cortez, the San Diego-based director of team training for Chuze Fitness, which has clubs in California, Colorado and Arizona. An array o...Read more »

  • There’s a Best Time of Day to Exercise for Women’s Heart Health
    Post time: Nov-30-2022

    New research suggests that for women in their 40s and up, the answer appears to be yes. “First of all, I would like to stress that being physically active or doing some sort of exercise is beneficial at any time of day,” noted study author Gali Albalak, a doctoral candidate in the department of ...Read more »

  • Outdoor Exercise in the Fall and Winter
    Post time: Nov-30-2022

    If you prefer to exercise outdoors, the shortening days may impact your ability to squeeze in those early morning or evening workouts. And, if you’re not a fan of the colder weather or have a condition like arthritis or asthma that may be affected by the falling temperatures, then you may have q...Read more »

  • Exercise Improves Brain Fitness as You Age
    Post time: Nov-17-2022

    BY:Elizabeth Millard There are a number of reasons that exercise has an effect on the brain, according to Santosh Kesari, MD, PhD, neurologist and neuroscientist at Providence Saint John’s Health Center in California. “Aerobic exercise helps with vascular integrity, which means that it improves ...Read more »

  • A new route to keeping women in rural communities healthy
    Post time: Nov-17-2022

    BY:Thor Christensen A community health program that included exercise classes and hands-on nutrition education helped women living in rural areas lower their blood pressure, lose weight and stay healthy, according to a new study. Compared to women in urban areas, women in rural communities have ...Read more »

  • Study finds intense exercise is better for heart health
    Post time: Nov-17-2022

    BY:Jennifer Harby Intense physical activity has increased heart health benefits, research has found.   Researchers in Leicester, Cambridge and the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) used activity trackers to monitor 88,000 people.   The research showed there was a gr...Read more »

  • Exercise Reduces Risk of Type 2 Diabetes, Studies Show
    Post time: Nov-17-2022

    BY:Cara Rosenbloom Being physically active can help reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. A recent study in Diabetes Care found that women who get more steps have a lower risk of developing diabetes, compared to women who are more sedentary.1 And a study in the journal Metabolites found...Read more »

  • Why more men should give Pilates a go – like Richard Osman
    Post time: Nov-17-2022

    By:Cara Rosenbloom It’s harder than it looks, as the Pointless presenter tells Prudence Wade. After turning 50, Richard Osman realised he needed to find a type of exercise he actually enjoyed – and he finally settled on reformer Pilates.   “I started doing Pilates this year, which I a...Read more »

  • EWG Updates Dirty Dozen List for 2022—Should You Use It?
    Post time: Nov-17-2022

    The Environmental Working Group (EWG) recently released their annual Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce. The guide includes the Dirty Dozen list of the twelve fruits and vegetables that have the most pesticide residues and the Clean Fifteen list of produce with the lowest pesticide levels....Read more »

  • 2023 IWF Pre-registration!
    Post time: Oct-25-2022

        2023 IWF pre-registration has officially opened! Please do the registration first!  Pre-registration link The first year in 2014, we were fledgling, so young that can only toddle like a child to stumble blindly; The fifth year in 2018, we were like the teenage with the original a...Read more »

  • Happy 10th Anniversary for 2023 IWF!
    Post time: Oct-14-2022

    The first year in 2014, we were fledgling, so young that can only toddle like a child to stumble blindly; The fifth year in 2018, we were like the teenage with the original aspiration, pressed forward with indomitable will; The tenth year in 2023, we are like vigorous youth with firm and calm, s...Read more »

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