People exercise to look better, feel better and be healthier with much of the emphasis on looking better. Many stop when they are not able to magically transform the way their body looks. Their expectations for changing how they look are unrealistic. Flashy fitness ads and promises of suspect exercise devices reinforce these unrealistic expectations.
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When the body is exposed to more of a stimulus that it is equipped to handle the body will makes a positive adaptation as a form of self-protection. That change will occur if the body has the capacity to change plus the needed time and resources to recover. The changes will continue to occur if the body is faced with new challenges.
From this AP article, More blood pressure worry: It's linked to dementia:
From this BBC News article, 'Arthritis risk' for middle-aged exercise addicts:
Two excerpts from Arthritis Today/March 2006 Published by the Arthritis Foundation:
Number eleven in a series about what clients have to say about their workouts.
What clients are saying - "My doctor said it would not be necessary to start taking drugs to preserve my bone density”
Number ten in a series about what clients have to say about their workouts.
I have had two women (aged 51 and 56) with osteopenia start strength training on the recommendation of their doctors. Both were told to strength train for six months and then have their bone density retested to see if there was an improvement. In both instances their bone density increased, and their doctors told them it would not be necessary to start a drug treatment.
From this Science Daily article comes this interesting headline: Obesity epidemic may threaten mitten industry.
Researchers found that fat people generate more heat. Thermograms (see picture) found that obese people dissipate more heat than normal through the hands and less heat than normal through the torso. They speculate that the feet would be another area for venting excess heat.