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Thursday
May212015

Tweet of the Day: Physical Activity Can Produce Added Benefits For People With Anxiety Disorders

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Tuesday
May192015

Tweet of the Day: Live Longer With Exercise And A Healthy Weight 

While the "Is diet or exercise better for weight loss?" debate rages on, an abundance of research supports the benefits of physical activity for maintaning health and a healthy weight. One study found that people who exercised and maintained a healthy weight lived on average 7.2 years longer than their inactive peers.

Many health clubs have begun offering weight loss programs to help their members get healthy and achieve their goals. This spring IHRSA released Best Practice E-Books: Weight Loss Programs, sharing successful programs from five IHRSA member clubs. Download the e-book. 

REMINDER: IHRSA is hosting our first Twitter Chat tomorrow, May 20th, at 12:00 PM ET (9:00 AM PT and 6:00 CEST). Join the conversation on creating a global culture of physical activity at the hashtag #WhyGetActive. 

Tweet of the Day: Exerise And A Healthy Weight Adds Years To Your Life

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Monday
May182015

Tweet of the Day: Exercise Is Good For You. We've Got A Lot of Articles To Prove It

IHRSA has been publishing the Health Benefits of Exercise Report - formerly known as Health e-Review - since 2006. In 2014, we created the Health Benefits of Exercise Archive to provide you with a searchable, organized database of articles supporting the health benefits of exercise. The archive is available to all IHRSA members.

REMINDER: IHRSA is hosting our first Twitter Chat tomorrow, May 20th, at 12:00 PM ET (9:00 AM PT and 6:00 CEST). Join the conversation on creating a global culture of physical activity at the hashtag #WhyGetActive. 

Tweet of the Day: IHRSA Has Logged Over 800 Articles Supporting The Health Benefits of Exercise

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Monday
May182015

Tweet of the Day: Exercise On Monday Makes Exercise On Friday More Likely

Research has shown that people who start their week on an active note are more likely to be active later in the week, too. In October, IHRSA teamed up with the Monday Campaigns to create a toolkit for IHRSA clubs. The toolkit focused on providing resources to clubs to maximize the #MoveItMonday campaign in their clubs. Learn more about the Monday Campaigns or get the toolkit in our Health Promotion Tools section. 

Tweet of the Day: Research Shows People Who Kick Off The Week With Exercise Are More Likely To Exercise Later In The Week 

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Sunday
May172015

Tweet of the Day: For Adolescents, More Exercise Linked To Lower Probability of Smoking

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Saturday
May162015

Tweet of the Day: Swimming and Good Balance May Protect Against Falls

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Friday
May152015

Tweet of the Day: Why People Get Active SlideShare 

There are many compelling reasons to be active, and they're different for every person. Many people have more than one. But when you ask enough people, patterns start to emerge. This slide deck explains the #WhyGetActive movement and shares some of the common reasons people pursue a physically active life. 

Tweet of the Day: The #WhyGetActive SlideShare

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Thursday
May142015

Tweet of the Day: Yoga Is Safe and Beneficial For Pregnant Women

A study in the American Journal of Perinatology found that women who performed yoga during pregnancy saw lower rates of small gestational age and prenatal disorders, and experienced less pain and stress during pregnancy. The review also showed that yoga is safe for women with depression or high risk of depression, and women with lumbopelvic pain. Finally, the authors concluded that yoga was more effective than walking or other usual prenatal exercises. Visit the Health Benefits of Exercise Archives to read more about the study.

Tweet of the Day: Benefits of Yoga for Pregnant Women

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Wednesday
May132015

Tweet of the Day: Exercise Is Good, Exercise In Groups Is Better

Decades of research resoundingly conclude that regular physical activity is good for our health, in myriad ways. But research also tends to show that people see better results when they participate in an intervention or program, or exercise in a group, than when they exercise alone. Many health clubs provide group exercise, health promotion programs, or both to help their members find sustainable, healthy habits. 

Tweet of the Day: Exercise Programs Improve Quality of Life For Cancer Survivors

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Are you ready to start a new health promotion program at your club, or already have one and looking for new ideas? Download our latest toolkit, Building Health Promotion Programs In Your Club: An Introductory Toolkit

Tuesday
May122015

Tweet of the Day: Our Mission For A Healthier World