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American Heart Association says Aerobic Exercise Programs may improve Endurance, Walking after Stroke

 

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – New research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, indicates stroke survivors who completed group-based aerobic exercise programs similar in design and duration to cardiac rehabilitation programs significantly improved their aerobic endurance and walking ability.

Stroke remains the leading cause of disability in the U.S. and physical therapy is often prescribed to improve physical impairments after stroke.

Mixed forms of aerobic activity and walking had the most benefit for stroke survivors. (American Heart Association)

Mixed forms of aerobic activity and walking had the most benefit for stroke survivors. (American Heart Association)

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American Heart Association says Middle-Aged Couch Potatoes may reverse Heart Effects of a Sedentary Life with Exercise Training

 

Circulation Journal Report

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Middle-aged couch potatoes may reduce or reverse the risk of heart failure associated with years of sitting if they participate in two years of regular aerobic exercise training, according to a new study in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.

Study participants who adhered to the aerobic exercise regimen had significant improvements in how their body used oxygen and had decreased cardiac stiffness after two years, both markers of a healthier heart.

Two years of exercise training during middle age may reduce or reverse the cardiac consequences of a sedentary lifestyle.

Two years of exercise training during middle age may reduce or reverse the cardiac consequences of a sedentary lifestyle.

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Exercise can significantly improve Brain Function after Stroke according to American Heart Association

 

American Stroke Association Meeting Report

American Heart AssociationHouston, TXStructured exercise training can significantly improve brain function in stroke survivors, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2017.

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States, and the leading cause of long-term disability. Studies estimate that up to 85 percent of people who suffer a stroke will have cognitive impairments, including deficits in executive function, attention and working memory.

Structured physical activity training after a stroke effectively improves brain function. (American Heart Association)

Structured physical activity training after a stroke effectively improves brain function. (American Heart Association)

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American Heart Association says alternative therapies may help lower blood pressure

 

Due to their modest effects, alternative therapies can be used with — not as a replacement for — standard treatment.

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Alternative therapies such as aerobic exercise, resistance or strength training, and isometric hand grip exercises may help reduce your blood pressure, according to the American Heart Association.

In a new scientific statement published in its journal Hypertension, the association said alternative approaches could help people with blood pressure levels higher than 120/80 mm Hg and those who can’t tolerate or don’t respond well to standard medications.

Blood Pressure Check. (American Heart Association)

Blood Pressure Check. (American Heart Association)

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Crow Community Center has Aerobics classes available

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – Step, jump and move those calories away!  The Crow Community Center hosts aerobics classes for ages 16 and older twice a week at the Center, located at 211 Richview Road. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell Estep Wellness Center’s Exercise Programs

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Estep Wellness Center offers classes tailored to your needs in a facility that includes an aerobics room, a bike and ab room, a weight room, a cardio room, a steam room, sauna and hot tub, male and female locker rooms and a child care room.

If you’re looking for a great exercise program to keep you fit during the winter months, you should check out their classes. Here’s a sample of what they have to offer.

On Tuesday and Thursday, you can take Yoga with Mariana at 9:00am. «Read the rest of this article»

 

Indoor Aquatic Center now offers Aquatic Therapy Gym

 

Indoor Aquatic Center - New ProvidenceClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department’s Indoor Aquatic Center at New Providence, located at 166 Cunningham Lane, now offers an Aquatic Therapy Gym designed for therapeutic use.

The Aquatic Therapy Gym is a compact, multi-station, underwater therapy gym designed for aquatic rehabilitation. «Read the rest of this article»

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Try the Great Exercise Programs at Fort Campbell’s Estep Wellness Center

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Estep Wellness Center offers classes tailored to your needs in a facility that includes an aerobics room, a bike and ab room, a weight room, a cardio room, a steam room, sauna and hot tub, male and female locker rooms and a child care room.

If you’re looking for a great exercise program to keep you fit during the winter months, you should check out their classes.  Here’s a sample of what they have to offer. On Tuesday and Thursday, you can take Yoga with Mariana at 9:00am. «Read the rest of this article»

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The Clarksville Parks and Rec Report

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include:

  • Christmas on the Cumberland
  • Pool Pass Gift Cards
  • Aerobics
  • Wednesday Night Fun
  • Pictures with Santa
  • Disc Golf
  • Toddlers in Action
  • Quick Silver Social
  • Indoor Soccer program
  • Movies in the Park 2011

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New Fiscal Year Brings New Changes at Estep Wellness Center

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Estep Wellness Center has been proud to provide free services for Spouses of deployed Soldiers for the past three years.  However, due to budget constraints for Fiscal Year 2011 (FY11), as of October 1st, 2010, Estep will no longer be accepting the Spouse Deployment Discount Card. 

Also, for the first time in over ten years, Estep will also be changing its fee structure to meet the requirements of the FY11 Budget. «Read the rest of this article»

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