-- Walking is a great form of exercise and amusement. But the American Council on Exercise warns new walkers to start slowly and not to overdo it.Here are the council's recommendations:Start out with a short walk of about five minutes. Then... read more..
Sacramento ranks No. 6 on healthy cities index
The Sacramento region landed on one list residents can be proud of: It's ranked as one of the healthiest cities.A new study released by the American College of Sports Medicine, the American Fitness Index, ranked Sacramento No. 6 out of 50 major metro areas.It rated so highly, in part, because more people get exercise, eat their fruits and vegetables, and because fewer people smoke. The Sacramento region also has more farmers markets than average, more people biking to work as well as more ball... (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines) read more..