Tagged: aging

696-osteoporosis-personal-training-coralville-iowa-health-coach

Muscles and Aging – University of Iowa Mini Medical School

The Carver College of Medicine offers “Mini Medical School”, a series that presents aspects of medicine to the community. The fee is nominal and comes with dinner. Believe me, I figured my kids would be most interested in the all-you-can-eat taco bar. But they really enjoyed the first night of “Breakthroughs...

696-alzheimers-personal-training-coralville-iowa-health-coach

Less Risk of Alzheimer’s With Exercise

The more energy you use each week — the more physically active you are — the less your chance of Alzheimer’s disease. A study looked at 876 adults over age 65 and used MRI scans of their brains before and after activities that ranged from gardening to cycling. Higher levels...

696-presidential-fitness-personal-training-coralville-iowa-health-coach

It’s Not About Being Fat – Why Exercise Matters

You may have read a post or heard me say that exercise is not about weight loss. I say that a lot because it is a common myth. If you have significant weight to lose, exercise — no matter how much — will not get you to your goal. Weight...