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Enjoy Outdoor Physical Activities

Posted by USFHP on Jun 29, 2022 11:09:00 AM

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Topics: working out, nature, summer

Defy the Odds: Living Past 110 More Likely Than You Think

Posted by USFHP on Jul 30, 2021 12:25:00 PM

So, what are the odds of living past 110 years old? In 2015, the earth was home to roughly half a million “centenarians” or people aged 100 and older. This figure is more than four times the amount in 1990. A recent study reported individuals who eat a high-quality healthy diet and do at least 30 minutes or more of daily exercise can increase life expectancy by 10 years. 

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Topics: Healthy Living, stress, Health, Relaxation, working out

5 Ways Walking is Better than Running

Posted by Kay Lucas on Sep 13, 2016 8:00:00 PM

Running and walking are both awesome physical activities. And for weight loss, running will always win hands down.  Fall is a great time to get outdoors for a regular workout.  The air is crisp, and the temperatures are cool, and the beauty of the season is everywhere. Most experts agree that a good walk or run can have great health benefits. These include higher energy levels, better mood patterns, regulated blood pressure and healthier cholesterol. Most importantly, both activities reduce the risk of three major health risks -- cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. 

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Topics: US Family Health Plan, TRICARE Prime, walking, working out, Cardio Health, Running, Joint Damage, Autumn Outdoors

3 Workouts You Can Do Right in Bed

Posted by Kay Lucas on Apr 19, 2016 8:00:00 PM

 

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Topics: TRICARE, Fitness, US Family Health Plan, TRICARE Prime, oversleeping, pulse ups, working out, post workout smoothies, gym, back lifts