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Is regular exercise the best treatment for ADHD?

As summer winds to a close, the long days of playing, running, swimming and biking cease and are replaced by hours of sitting at a desk, eyes ahead. For some children this is problematic, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is common among children of school age....

source: By Denise A. Valenti
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Gym operator Life Time Fitness Inc. said it may put its property into a real estate investment trust, a step that could help lower its tax bill and shape up its stock. The company's board will meet with advisers to review the idea, which is still in the exploratory phase,...

source: The Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model)

Tired of treadmills? Bored with bicep curls? It may be time to scale a wall, climb a rope and drag a tire. Fitness experts say obstacle course gyms offer a fun, goal-oriented workout that cultivates endurance, strength and agility.

source: Reuters

Do you need a pick-me-up? Pilates might be the answer. From dancers to football players and from those...

source: Coloradoan

It would appear that aerobic exercise may do more than just preserve our cardiovascular health — it may also keep our minds sharp as we age. This was the conclusion of a new study from Canada that found links between aerobic fitness and brain function in older adults.

source: Medical News Today

Overweight Americans with risk factors for heart disease should be offered "intensive" counseling on diet and exercise, according to new guidelines. The recommendations come from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, an independent...

source: HealthDay News via U.S. News & World Report

Date: Oct. 23-25 Location: Roland E. Powell Convention Center – Ocean City, Maryland Who should attend: Any and all fitness enthusiasts, fitness professionals, personal trainers, group fitness instructors, program directors, youth and athletic coaches, physical therapists,...

source: AFPA


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