In a statement released by the American Heart Association, only 40% of youth in the United States have healthy cardiorespiratory fitness. Cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) is considered an important measure of physical and mental health in children. Also known as aerobic fitness, CRF refers to the ability of the body to supply oxygen to the muscles […]
Recent study compares high intensity training for older adults with moderate intensity continuous training. For adults aged 65 and older, the World Health Organization recommends at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity per week. The exercise improves heart and brain health, and lowers the risk of death from […]
Mississippi and Louisiana have some of the worst vaccine rates and highest Covid hospitalizations in U.S.
Covid cases are doubling across several states and hospitals are starting to fill up again, especially in states with lower vaccination rates as the highly contagious delta variant rips across the country. Two of the states hit hardest last week — Mississippi and Louisiana and — have the nation’s worst and fourth-worst vaccination rates and […]