Fitness Information Resources

VQ ActionCare is committed to helping you improve your life through exercise and physical fitness. We develop our products based upon the latest medical research and findings, and rely upon published information from a wide range of well-known organizations. The following list represents some of the most prominent organizations that share our vision of better quality of life through physical fitness. These organizations are excellent sources of information and we encourage you to visit their web sites and learn more about the medical and psychological benefits of maintaining physical fitness past the age of 65.

American Council on Exercise: A nonprofit organization that promotes active, healthy lifestyles and offers a wealth of advice on weight loss and finding the right fitness program.

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The Arthritis Foundation: The Arthritis Foundation offers fitness regimens and specialized exercise programs to help increase joint flexibility.

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Click here to visit The Arthritis Foundation site.
Click here to read an article about exercise and osteoarthritis.


Bionicare:
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Shape Up America!:
A source of inspiring, real-life stories from people who improved their lives through physical fitness. This site also offers an activity log that you can download and use to monitor your progress.

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The President's Challenge:
Offers a whole series of programs designed to help anyone's activity level. Provides an online personal activity log to track your progress and help you reach your fitness goals.

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American Heart Association:
A national voluntary health agency that provides a wide range of brochures and articles about how to reduce disability from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

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Click here to visit the American Heart Association site.


AARP:
Formerly known as the American Association of Retired Persons, AARP offers an extensive on-line fitness seminar and workout course.

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The Mayo Clinic:
Offers tips and advice from experts on dietary and health concerns, and provides online interactive self-assessments.

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American Diabetes Association:
Provides answers to frequently-asked questions about diabetes and exercise.

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Fifty-Plus:
A non-profit organization that promotes an active lifestyle for mature adults, and sponsors activities such as "fun runs" and the "Fifty-Plus Fitness Challenge Camp".

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National Institute on Aging:
This government agency offers a number of free publications on health and fitness for mature adults, including booklets on home-based exercises.

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Click here to visit the National Institute on Aging site.


Exercise Helps Fight Dementia:
This article from MSNBC reveals how regular exercise results in a 30 to 40 percent lower risk of dementia in older people.

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National Osteoporosis Foundation:
The Foundation publishes information on exercise and preventing falls and also offers free copies of "The Role of Exercise in the Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis".

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