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Couples More Likely to Get Healthy Together

What You Need to Know: People are more successful in taking up healthy habits if their partner makes positive changes too.

The Evidence: Scientists at UCL funded by Cancer Research UK, the British Heart Foundation, and the National Institute on Aging looked at how likely people were to quit smoking, start being active, or lose weight in relation to what their partner did. 360 more words

Lifestyle

Doe Exercise Really Make You Smarter?

What You Need to Know: Recently, some scientists have begun to question whether the apparently beneficial effects of exercise on thinking might be a placebo effect. 446 more words

Exercise

Lower Your Heart Disease Risk in Just 5 Minutes

A new study suggests running, every for a few minutes a day, can reduce your risk of dying from heart disease – whether you plod along or go at race speed. 283 more words

Balance activities can boost your brain!

The benefits of exercise for fitness and wellbeing are well known. But what about for your brain? Recently there has been a huge increase in the amount of research being done on the benefits of physical activities which involve specific postures that focus on balance, attention and muscular control. 299 more words

Aerobic Exercise

How are you fitting exercise into your life?

As a Health Coach, I continually stress the importance of exercise when talking to my clients. What I find is that many of my clients have a hard time finding ways of fitting exercise into their weekly routine. 831 more words

Health Coach

I am back with good news: owning a dog may curb heart disease and obesity

Do you ever wonder how you treat your dog can in turn affect your health?

Experts from American Heart Association recently released a positive statement of dog ownership regarding to heart health; they found dog owners are very likely to have better heart health and lower body weight compared to non-owners. 316 more words

Cardiovascular Health

Physical Activity Significantly Increases a Child's Performance in School

The main purpose of this blog is to inform and educate you, the reader, about youth wellness.  We will do this by providing you with high quality, up-to-date and relevant information that has solid findings in science and literature.   500 more words

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