Content Tagged As exercise

2 years 1 month ago

Even light activity helps your heart

You don't have to be an athlete to keep healthy. A new study confirms even a little exercise benefits your heart! Activities like walking and gardening can help. Researchers found active adults had lower levels of inflammation in the blood, which increases the risk for heart problems. Even those who...

2 years 4 months ago

Working to kick obesity

WASHINGTON (AP) - In the battle against obesity, just about everything is on the table, from creating healthier kids' meals to nagging people to exercise. Specialists meeting in Washington on Tuesday are looking for a blueprint on reducing America's weight problem as they debate what strategies should be a priority....

2 years 6 months ago

The dangers of sitting down

How much exercise do you get every day? Even if you think you're getting enough, you could be throwing it all away when you sit down. New research says sitting down for too long every day puts you at higher risk for some long-term diseases. Click on the video to...

2 years 6 months ago

Delays expected next week at Peterson

Peterson Air Force Base will conduct an emergency exercise next week which may cause delays at all entrance gates. Traffic disruption is expected from from February 27 to March 2 as exercises happen. The drills allow personnel to train for future possible crisis situations.

2 years 10 months ago

Blasting fat using lasers

The battle of the bulge is timeless, and at some point, most people have tried something. Whether it is nips, tucks, sit-ups, master cleanses, diets, good old fashioned gym routines, or some kind of magic potion that promises it will melt away the fat. Recall the old adage: "If...

3 years 2 months ago

Number one killer in the U.S.

Gently pressing down on the piano's pristine keys, the now nearly 46-year old Kim Davis looks radiant and healthy, but she has always felt that way. "You see overweight people all over the place and, you know, sometimes you can dress a package enough that it doesn't look quite...

3 years 5 months ago

State lawmakers telling schools to play

Colorado lawmakers from the House and Senate have reached an agreement on a bill that would require 30 minutes of exercise in elementary schools every day to help combat childhood obesity. "It's a shame that there would need to be legislation requiring something that is so valuable and that...

3 years 11 months ago

Crisis negotiation training brings agencies together

Law enforcement agencies teamed up in Pueblo Wednesday for training in crisis negotiations. The training took place at the Colorado State Fairgrounds. In one scenario SWAT teams and communication workers responded to a mock hostage situation. The training brought together the Colorado Department of Corrections, Pueblo Police and the Pueblo...

4 years 1 week ago

Get fit in the Garden

Too many ice cream cones this summer? Grazed your way through funnel cakes, Indian Fry Bread and turkey legs at the Colorado State Fair? It's time to get back into shape! The Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center will celebrate the first Get Fit at the Garden...

4 years 2 weeks ago

Exercise counters DNA in obesity study

Even if obesity is in your DNA, exercise can help. British researchers studied over 20,000 people, determining their genetic risk of obesity. Those who had the most genetic variants for obesity inherited from their parents, did have the highest Body Mass Index. But the at-risk people who were...

4 years 3 months ago

Study: Exercise benefits cancer patients

Exercise can benefit some cancer patients during their treatment. Researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit created a customized exercise program -- according to a patient's weight, overall health and type of cancer treatment. Those on the exercise regime said their quality of life improved and that they felt...

4 years 4 months ago

Bike to work day planned in Pueblo

National Bike to Work Day will be celebrated in Pueblo May 21 with bicyclists commuting to and from work and making breakfast stops around town. Colorado Bike to Work Day is June 23, with additional activities scheduled including a Commuter's Cup Challenge between these two designated Bike to Work dates....

4 years 9 months ago

Free class for teens with diabetes in Pueblo

For teens with diabetes, learning proper nutrition and weight management is imperative to remaining healthy. The Pueblo City-County Health Department is sponsoring a free, 14 week diabetes class beginning in January. It's aimed at teens 13-18. Participants will meet weekly for 90 minutes. Parents are also encouraged to attend. ...

5 years 1 week ago

Chemical Depot tests emergency response

Workers at the Pueblo Chemical Depot took part in a drill on Wednesday to test their response to an emergency situation. The scenario involved a multi-vehicle crash at the depot, that caused two chemical munitions to leak and dozens other to catch on fire. News First 5 got a rare...

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