Exercise / Fitness

Tanner Program Helps Water Aerobics Instructor Reach Weight Loss Goals       
Sandra Harrington thought teaching water aerobics would help her reach her weight loss goals, but she slowly began gaining weight. Get Healthy, Live Well’s Diabetes Prevention Program helped her get back on track.
 
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Join Tanner, West Georgia Track Club for Move It Mondays
Always wanted to run a 5K, but lack the motivation to lace up your running shoes and get off the couch? Or maybe you’re looking to make the transition from walking to running, but don’t know where to start. Either way, Tanner Health System’s Get Healthy, Live Well has a free program just for you.
 
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Registration Open for Tanner’s New Get Healthy Kids Program
Make eating healthy and getting active a family affair. Registration is now open for Get Healthy Kids, a free, healthy lifestyle program for children ages 8 to 16 and their parents or guardians.
 
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Exercise / Fitness

Three-quarters of Americans are falling far short when it comes to exercise, and the South and Midwest bear the dubious distinction of having the most couch potatoes, a new government report shows.

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Exercise / Fitness

Get up off of the couch: Sitting too much may kill you even if you exercise regularly.

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Exercise / Fitness

Bicycling or other regular exercise may help reduce harmful inflammation in obese people, a new study suggests.

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Exercise / Fitness

Many teens and young adults in the United States -- particularly women and girls -- are physically inactive, a new study reveals.

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Exercise / Fitness

People with high but under control blood pressure saw a jump in their levels during exercise, an increase that mirrored the spikes seen under similar conditions among people with untreated hypertension, according to a new British study.

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Exercise / Fitness

It's well-known that exercise benefits the brain as well as the heart and muscles, but new research pinpoints just how much -- and what types -- of exercise may promote thinking skills as you age.

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