Too Much Sitting Is Not Good For Good Health and Mobility

Too Much Sitting Is Not Good For Good Health and Mobility

Too Much Sitting Is Not Good For Good Health and Mobility Sitting increases risk of immobility as we age Studies support using a consistent exercise routine to help improve metabolism, reduce your risk of diabetes and certain cancers, help us maintain a healthy weight and improve your cardiovascular health. Further research reveals that even when you engage […]

Caution: Sitting for Prolonged Periods of Time Can Be Deadly

Caution: Sitting for Prolonged Periods of Time Can Be Deadly

Caution: Sitting for Prolonged Periods of Time Can Be Deadly Studies show that the average US adult spends 9 to 12 hours each day sitting, and a 60-min workout cannot counteract the effects of this level of inactivity. Sitting is not inherently dangerous. The danger is in the amount of time you spend sitting. Brief periods of […]

New Treatment Guidelines Stress Non-Drug Interventions for Back Pain

New Treatment Guidelines Stress Non-Drug Interventions for Back Pain

New Treatment Guidelines Stress Non-Drug Interventions for Back Pain In a recent NW-T’s article, doctors are increasingly starting to prescribe activity in combination with a wait-and-watch approach for back pain patients. On 14 February, the American College of Physicians also issued updated treatment guidelines for acute, subacute and chronic low back pain, now sidestepping medication […]

Exercise Promotes Psychological Health & Good Mood

Exercise Promotes Psychological Health & Good Mood

Exercise Promotes Psychological Health & Good Mood Memory and cognition are the extra benefits associated with physical fitness. Exercise is known to dispel depression, and in many cases more effectively than antidepressants. One of the Key ways exercise promotes mental health is by normalizing insulin resistance and boosting natural “feel good” hormones and neurotransmitters associated […]