This Independence Day, my family watched the movie 1776, a dramatic reminder of the birth of our nation, and the risks the founding fathers were taking to stand for freedom from tyranny. The Declaration of Independence was not just a piece of paper — it was a set of principles that was carefully crafted and debated,
You’ve probably gotten the message by now that exercise is essential to health and longevity. Newer research (performed locally here at the University of Illinois) even shows that resistance exercise helps prevent cognitive and memory decline in the elderly. The question often comes up, though: What type of exercise is best?