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Reduce body fat; keep muscle mass – Infographic

I thought there was some good info in this. Enjoy!

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More Exercise = More Fat Loss for Older Women, Study Finds

“More is better. That’s definitely what we found here,” said study author Christine Friedenreich, a scientific leader in the department of cancer epidemiology and prevention research at Alberta Health Services-Cancer Control Alberta, in Calgary. “If you can do more, you will do better.”

” …It’s not light activity,” Friedenreich said of the exercise required. “It’s something that definitely causes an increase in your heart rate.”

I love it when I hear the words of this blog coming from other sources. Eat less; move more; live longer. So nice to see that is the message from such revered sources as in this post.

I hope you will make sure you get as much exercise as you can. Daily, if possible.

Tony

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Doubling the amount of time spent in heart-pumping workouts each week paid off after a year.

Older women who fit more minutes of heart-pumping exercise into their week will lose more body fat, a new study shows.

Canadian researchers found that postmenopausal women who got five hours of moderate-to-vigorous aerobic exercise every week — double the normally recommended amount — lost significantly more body fat within a year than women who exercised less.

“More is better. That’s definitely what we found here,” said study author Christine Friedenreich, a scientific leader in the department of cancer epidemiology and prevention research at Alberta Health Services-CancerControl Alberta, in Calgary. “If you can do more, you will do better.”

The U.S. National Institutes of Health currently recommends that adults get at least two hours and 30 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity every week, the authors noted in background information.

Previous research has shown that…

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Slow Down for the weekend – Infographics

Two of these have to do with slowing down your life. That seems appropriate for the weekend.

Besides these lovely ideas, please check out my Page – Why you Should Walk More for a full explanation of the benefits of walking. I consider walking to be the Cinderella of the exercise world, totally unappreciated, but really the belle of the ball.

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The little infographic is one of the best explanations of why just trying to lose weight is non-successful most of the time. if you get your thinking straight first, you can be successful at losing weight. But, it is more than just not looking bad. If you are willing to alter your life to remove excess pounds and integrating intelligent eating and regular exercise, you will see  you pounds melt off and stay off, not to mention having more energy and a generally more positive outlook. For the full story check out my Page – How to Lose Weight and Keep it Off.

82e630b94db3c2d18250c7db6a62b460Slow down your life. Learn how to meditate. Take some time every day to let your mind savor stillness. Our hustle bustle daily lives too often leave no time for this and we pay a heavy price. You can learn more about relaxation and the brain on my Page – Important Facts About Your Brain.

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