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Jan 28

Walk with Ease

SDSU Extension will host Walk with Ease January 28 - March 8, 2019 at the First Lutheran Church in Brookings, SD.

Physical Activity, Health, Walk with Ease

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Nutrition & Health

A healthy and balanced diet is key to maintaining a full and active lifestyle.

Nutrition, Physical Activity, Health

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Fall Prevention

Falls are the leading cause of injuries for older Americans. Approximately one in four older adults over the age of 65 falls each year and in 2014 the total cost of fall injuries was a little over 30 billion dollars. The following article features resources that SDSU Extension has compiled to help.

Older Adults, Physical Activity

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Fitness Over 50

We can benefit from physical activity at any age. Physical fitness decreases our risk of hypertension, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and some cancers.

Older Adults, Physical Activity, Health

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Light, Moderate, And Vigorous Activity

Physical activity of all kinds can be performed in a variety of intensities, ranging between light, moderate, and vigorous (high) intensity activity. Understanding the difference between intensity levels is important to understanding the current Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.

Physical Activity