A new 12-step exercise regime that involves a chair, a wall and your body weight is promising to cut down lengthy workout times.
It’s just seven minutes long but the tradeoff is that it smarts a bit.
An article in the May-June issue of the American College of Sports Medicine’s Health & Fitness Journal says the dozen exercises — such as basic jumping Jacks, wall sits and squats — fulfill the equivalent of a long run and a visit to the weight room, all based on science.
“There’s very good evidence that high intensity interval training provides many of the fitness benefits of prolonged endurance training in much less time,” Chris Jordan, the director of exercise physiology at the Human Performance Institute in Orlando, Fla., and co-author of the article told the New York Times.
Part of the work was performed by scientists at Hamilton’s McMaster University and it revealed ...
We lost Andy Rooney back in 2011. So much of his wisdom will live on forever.
By Andy Rooney
As I grow in age, I value women who are over forty most of all. Here are just a few reasons why: A woman over forty will never wake you in the middle of the night to ask, “What are you thinking?” She doesn’t care what you think.
If a woman over forty doesn’t want to watch the game, she doesn’t sit around whining about it. She does something she wants to do. And, it’s usually something more interesting.
A woman over forty knows herself well enough to be assured in who she is, what she is, what she wants and from whom. Few women past the age of forty give a hoot what you might think about her or what she’s doing.
Women over forty are dignified. They seldom have ...