The following women’s fitness question(s) are followed by their respective answer(s). This section will grow with time. Question: Do women obtain the same benefits from exercise as men? Answer: While many studies showing the positive effects of exercise have been done with men, studies that have included women indicate that women may benefit even more...
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Each day, more females, young and old, participate in sports than ever before. From the successes of American women at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games and the 1999 Women’s World Cup of Soccer to a greater presence in Pro Fitness and bodybuilding competitions, WNBA, and other events, women’s sporting events and competitions have exploded. For...
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Research shows that a daily, combined dose of estrogen and progestin increases breast cancer risk in post menopausal women; the risk begins to return to normal about six months after women stop taking the hormones. The analysis was part of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Women’s Contraceptive and Reproductive Experiences...
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The following are questions from seniors followed by corresponding answer(s). This section will continue to grow with time. Question: I am a senior citizen. Is it too late for me to become physically active? And, should I take special precautions? Answer: Research studies indicate frequently that seniors are not too old to exercise. In fact,...
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People who are overweight by age 40 are likely to reduce life expectancy by three years compared to those who are slim. Thus, being obese during middle age is similar to the same life expectancy reduction compared to smoking. This is according to a study published by Dutch researchers in of the Annals of Internal...
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If you are one of those people who consider yourself to be more stressed and are anxious or otherwise psychologically distressed, you may be less able to fight off diseases you have been immunized against. Recent research studied 60 freshmen undergraduate students who had been vaccinated against meningitis C between 1-16 months before they were...
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