Dogs Help Older Adults Move More

Dogs aren’t just man’s best friend; they also make for great activity partners. According to a new study, older adults with a canine friend spend lots more time walking than those who don’t own a dog. The study involved 43 dog owners and 43 demographically similar non-dog-owner controls—all over the age of 65—who wore activPal™ […]

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11 Struggles Every New Runner Understands

Slow it down: Research shows incorporating walking into a run can help maintain the overall pace. I’ve never been one of those people. You know the kind, the ones who wake up in the morning or lace up in the evening and “go for a run.” I’ve always been envious of my roommates, who can […]

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Find small ways to move more throughout your day

The link between exercise and good health is a strong one. Still, many people — particularly older adults — find it difficult to take part in formal exercises, and become less physically active over time. But scientists are discovering that if you keep moving, you can enjoy health benefits throughout your life, especially later on. […]

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