Rates among youth age 10-17 in Washington state was 11.9 percent, among adults over 20, 28.3 percent.
Twelve states now have an adult obesity prevalence at or above 35%. This is up from 9 states in 2018 and just 6 in 2017. In Washington state, the rate was 285.
At NW Fitness in Seattle, everything from a set of squats to a run on the treadmill requires a mask. Every other cardio machine is off-limits.
For some runners, especially older runners, the pain can be a symptom of osteoarthritis. But does running worsen knee pain and osteoarthritis?
Wear it, says a UW sports medicine doctor who runs. “Out in the community, any type of face covering is going to do fine,” he says.
Exercise at any age results in positive gains in muscle mass, muscle strength, bone density, and improvements to overall health – even in people as old as 97.
A typical HIIT session involves doing multiple intervals, or bursts of relatively short, intense exercise separated by rest or light exercise.
“As many reps as possible” or AMRAP training is highly versatile and can be adapted for a wide range of fitness levels and environments.
Sitting on the floor vs sitting on a chair – which is better for you?
How can schools and club sports with limited resources can safely reopen?
Dieters ate more on non-fasting days because they knew food intake would be restricted the following day. They were also less physically active.
People who weigh themselves regularly are more successful at losing weight. But standing on a scale, in itself, doesn’t help people to magically lose weight.
Counties reopening for camping are all actively in Phase 2 of Gov. Inslee’s ‘Safe Start’ plan and have also been approved for camping by county officials.
Research shows that being sedentary is bad for your physical and mental health, so staying active during this difficult time is important.
In a new study, higher daily step counts were associated with lower mortality risk from all causes.