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According to the Gallup Poll, 24 percent of American adults exercised regularly in 1961, and 50 percent after 1968. The peak was 59 percent in 1984, dropping off to 51 percent last September.
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Aerobic dancing is already adjusting to injury problems and will probably phase out to some extent.
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After 26 years, I am still practicing what I preach.
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Exercise can't counteract the damage being done to your body while you continue to smoke. What exercise can do is help you kick the habit.
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Far too many times over the next 12 to 15 years, it was brought to my attention that people who followed my exercise guidelines exactly but ignored their diet, their weight and their cigarette smoking had heart attacks at age 55.
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I also think the corporate wellness thing is really going to kick off. Because that's going to eventually be shown to be cost-effective - corporate fitness programs show a decrease in absenteeism due to disease.
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I arrive at the office at 6:30 A.M. At the end of the day, even though I feel worn out mentally, the exercise stimulates me.
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I do three miles, five days a week.
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I don't criticize weight training - as long as it is not a substitute for aerobic training.
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I have not missed a day from work because of illness since 1956.
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I think investments in general related to the exercise industry are going to be good for a long time.
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I used to think that it didn't make any difference how far you ran if you had a good, strong musculoskeletal system and no underlying cardiovascular problems.
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I've got many examples of people who have been exercising for 15 years and who are now 70, and their heart rate is the same as when they were 50.
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If you look at body fat, it seems to increase with age, even though your weight does not. That's a physiological fact of aging, they say. Heck it is. It is an adaptive effect of aging.
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Now I say that if you run more than 15 miles a week, it's for something other than aerobic fitness. Once you pass 15 miles, you do not see much further improvement.
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Over the years, I've covered 22,000 miles.
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Since then, I have not missed five consecutive days in getting some type of aerobic exercise, mostly jogging.
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So I use exercise at the end of day for these reasons: it tranquilizes, depresses the appetite and makes you feel high and creative.
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So I've broadened the fitness concept to make it one of moderation and balance.
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The reason I exercise is for the quality of life I enjoy.
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The worst possible thing for weight is to consume 60 to 75 percent of your calories after 6 at night, which is what our kids are doing.
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There are six components of wellness: proper weight and diet, proper exercise, breaking the smoking habit, control of alcohol, stress management and periodic exams.
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There's been some decrease in the number of joggers, and most marathons have seen a decrease in the number of participants, but there is an increased participation in 10-kilometer races.
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We are involved in youth testing internationally. We want to try to prove without a shadow of a doubt the relationship between physical fitness and health, not just physical fitness and ability to perform.
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We now have had some 37,000 patients and 69,000 stress tests over the last 15 years, and 214,000 man-years of follow-up on our patients in which the level of fitness has been measured 1 to 15 times on treadmills.
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We require that you have your first stress test at age 35, your second at age 40, and every three years after that. This year, 240,000 people will die of heart disease, and their only symptom will be death - I think we can cut the number way down if more people would have the stress test.
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You have to run 75 to 100 miles a week if you expect to break the four-minute mile.
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