The Application of Intensity to Physical Activity

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

Cardiovascular Exercise Linked to Healthy Brains

 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

NEXT Conference and Expo 2015

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