Tag Archives: Exercise

Health of the Bones Improved With Weight Bearing Exercise

Osteoporosis is a major public health concern, and as reported by the National Osteoporosis Foundation, in excess of 200 million people around the world are affected by osteoporosis. It’s a known fact that exercise helps to prevent diabetes, heart disease and obesity, and nowadays many more people are physically active. But specific exercises are needed… Read More »

Aerobic Exercise and Resistance Training for Diabetes (STUDY)

Research has shown that combining resistance training with aerobic exercise improves blood glucose levels in people who have type 2 diabetes, in comparison to those who don’t exercise, or in individuals who did either resistance training or aerobic exercise alone.[1] Although it’s well established that regular exercise offers considerable health benefits for type 2 diabetes… Read More »

Everyday Medications You Probably Shouldn’t Take When You Exercise

Pain medications nd3000/Shutterstock What are they? There are two types of pain medications, also referred to as analgesics: acetaminophen (think Tylenol, etc.), which is alternative to aspirin for pain relief; and ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, etc.). Ibuprofen treats pain as well as reduces swelling and inflammation. “Pain is a signal of something—usually tissue injury—so overuse of analgesics… Read More »