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Young Athletes: Nutrition, Exercise and Sleep

Nutrition, Exercise and Sleep for Young Athletes Most people understand that nutrition and exercise are important parts of health. Growing research is showing that sleep deserves a spot along with them when we think of healthy lifestyle choices. The importance of these three pillars of health is difficult to overstate. The World Health Organization estimated […]

Physical Activity for Older Adults: How Much Is Needed?

How Much Physical Activity Do Older Adults Need? Most people know that physical activity is important. In fact, not getting enough exercise has been linked to illnesses like heart disease, stroke, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, high blood pressure and lung disease. So, the important question is not if you need to be doing some form of physical […]

Physical Activity for Kids: How Much Is Needed?

How Much Physical Activity Do Kids Need? Recently we have seen a rise of diseases in children that, in the past, had only been seen in adults. Things like obesity, type 2 diabetes, and high blood pressure are being diagnosed more at younger ages. One of the best ways to combat the rise of these […]