Biomarker # 8, won’t likely come as a great surprise to anyone. If you have been following along over the last several posts, you will now know that the there are 10 Biomarkers of Vitality! And these biomarkers of vitality you can alter for yourself.. Although it may take some discipline, it will truly make a difference to your health span
This is what I covered so far, number 1 muscle mass, 2 strength, 3 basal metabolic rate, 4 Body percent fat, 5 aerobic capacity, 6 blood-sugar tolerance and 7 cholesterol/HDL ratio.
Number 8 is Blood Pressure
It has been called the [...] Continue Reading…
Well lengthening your health span is possible.. I have given you 6 points so far… Now for number 7.
Biomarker #7 :
Your Cholesterol/HDL ratio
Cholesterol is a fatty substance that is a necessary component of the body. Basically it plays a very important role in the construction of the cell membranes and the production of certain sex hormones.
Our bodies produce cholesterol so it isn’t a required substance in out diet. However the foods we eat will increase the cholesterol— which can be a health issue.
There is a lot of info out there about cholesterol, but to keep it simple I will [...] Continue Reading…
So lengthening your health span is possible!! Now just how much are you willing to do, to lengthen it?
Here is Biomarker Number 6:
Your Body’s Blood Sugar Tolerance
Your body works to keep the amount of sugar in the blood at a certain level. With advancing age our bodies tend to lose the ability to use up the usage as well as when we are younger. By 70 years of age some 20 % of men and 30 % of women have concerns with the bodies ability to utilize sugar in the blood…
Interestingly enough it has been discovered via research that [...] Continue Reading…
You can lengthen your health span. Are you working on it yet? I am sure you are in one form or another!
If your have been following along the last few posts have been about the “Biomarkers” that you can work on to help yourself have a longer health span. I have mentioned your muscle mass, your strength, and your basal metabolic rate and your body fat.
Biomarker #5 is Your Aerobic capacity: This is your body’s ability of processing oxygen, basically.
Your aerobic capacity when you are an older adult is 30-40 percent smaller than young adults. That capacity would decrease [...] Continue Reading…
So, you can lengthen your health span. It may take a bit of work and effort, but it will be well worth it in the end.
I’ve mentioned to you about Your Muscle Mass and Your Strength. Those are the Biomarkers #1 and #2.
Today, Biomarkers #3 and #4. Closely related to number 1 and 2
Biomarker #3 is your Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) which is basically the rate of your body chemistry goes at when you are doing minimal exertion. ( those processes that build, destroy tissue and release energy).
Even at rest your body does require energy. The BMR falls [...] Continue Reading…
Yes you can lengthen your health span!
I would also call it avoiding the disability zone! That disability zone that is typically found at the end of life when one is dependent, frail and in pain..
Would you be interested in maintaining vitality for the longest possible period of time?? I know that I am totally interested!!
Most of us carry around too much body fat and too little muscle. This may come as a surprise to some and annoy others but the cold hard truth is that simple!! Too much body fat and too little muscle!!
As I mentioned in my previous [...] Continue Reading…
You can lengthen your health span. Yes, as a matter of fact you can!! Do you believe it?
I believe it!
I am reading a book called BIOMARKERS. It explains that with their program you can lengthen your health span. It makes perfect sense!
We know that our blood cells (120 days), and our bone cells ( 7 years) and most all other cells in our body are replaced over time.
So if that is true, then we should be able to make ourselves healthier doing the right types of things with ourselves! Wouldn’t you think?
The 10 “Biomarkers” for this program are as [...] Continue Reading…
I don’t know about you, but if sitting is causing this much of an issue, I know why I am working on not sitting so much!! How about you??
Yes, sitting may be a big part of your job, but you are paying the price to stay resting on your backside!! You really do need to make some moves toward ‘moving more!!
Via: Medical Billing and Coding
What’s your take on the matter? Are you ready to make some moves??
Trying to make it simple to add more move into your day.. Here are a few ideas that may make it easy for you!!
1. Getting up from your chair: get up from your chair and do 20 squats at your chair. Simply stand up and sit down, but before you actually put your weight on the chair stop and repeat … 20 is good, 50 is great! You can also lift your butt just off the chair and hold for as long as you can hold yourself off the seat of the chair.
2. When you take a washroom break, [...] Continue Reading…
Have you thought of introducing your muscles to some strength training in 2013? Perhaps a goal for you can be to introduce your muscles to more strength?? Some of us, mainly woman quiver in fear when we hear that!! However I am here to tell you that you had best work on your strength or by the time you are 60 you are really going to start falling apart! Actually by 60 you may struggle to do many things. I don’t know about you but I don’t want to be ‘old’ by the time I hit 60!! (which of [...] Continue Reading…