Now that you’ve got your baseline physical activity up, we can move on to adding in the correct intensity of exercise. First let’s go over the recommendations. The 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans (the latest and greatest as they only revamp them every… 15 years, I think) recommends that all adults get “75 vigorous … Continue reading The Application of Intensity to Physical Activity
Originally seen on TedEd. So I thought I’d start this series off with the opposite of cardiovascular exercise: sitting. God made us to move. He gave us those joints, bones, and muscles for a reason besides giving us a shape. As described in the video our bodies CRAVE movement. Activity is your body’s drug of … Continue reading Enemy: Sitting. Plan of Attack: MOVE!
Happy Stroke Awareness Month! If you’d like this infographic as a pdf to share with family and friends, you can get that here or you can even get it in Spanish! There’s an app for that too! Continue reading Spot a Stroke FAST
Cardiorespiratory fitness is associated with white matter integrity in aging by Hayes, Salat, Forman, et.al. originally appearing in the Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology So here we have an article that once again states that getting your blood pumping makes for a healthy brain. What was interesting in this article is that they didn’t see … Continue reading Cardiovascular Exercise Linked to Healthy Brains
Who: Physical Therapists What: NEXT Conference and Expo/ PT Day on Capitol Hill. See programming here. When: June 3-6, 2015 Where: National Harbor, Maryland Why: “NEXT is the leading-edge event for physical therapy professionals with trend-setting programming, innovative content, and exclusive access to the profession’s forward thinkers. This year NEXT coincides with PT Day on … Continue reading NEXT Conference and Expo 2015
Has the diagnosis of stroke been overlooked in the symptoms of Julius Ceasar by Galassi and Ashrafian originally from Neurological Sciences. Julius Caesar may have suffered mini-strokes, say doctors by Ian Sample originally appearing in The Guardian. The first one there is the original article. I couldn’t really get enough of a gist of the full … Continue reading Julius Cesar’s New Diagnosis: Strokes?