Six Benefits of Walking 30 Minutes a Day
Through your support and participation in the NM5K Race to Impact 2022, you are helping fund medical fitness and wellness programs. These programs are designed to prevent and treat health conditions as well as promote an optimum level of social and emotional well-being at Northwestern Medicine. Whether you choose to walk, run, or donate, you will be making a difference while promoting and optimum level of social and emotional well-being.
With busy schedules that include work, family, and social commitments finding time to work out may seem difficult. But did you know that exercise can help increase your productivity—helping you to look and feel better?
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It’s Men’s Health Week. The purpose of Men’s Health Week is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys.
Core exercises train the muscles in your pelvis, lower back, hips and abdomen to work together. This makes daily activities such as walking, running, and sitting much easier.
Keep active each day by adding these simple activities to your daily routine.
– Take the stairs whenever you can
– Hand wash your car
– Ride your bike to work
– Take a dance class
– Work on your garden
April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month. According to the Parkinson’s Foundation, “For people with Parkinson’s disease (PD), exercise is more than keeping healthy — it is a vital component to maintaining balance, mobility and activities of daily living.
Four Strength Training Workouts for Women Over 50. Basic Squat – Stand tall with your feet hip-distance apart. Your hips, knees, and toes should all be facing forward. (Hold dumbbells in hands to make it harder).
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