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Is Yoga Exercise? New Study Says Not Really

We need to start this piece out by saying that we don’t want you to stop going to your yoga class. Many great things can come from doing a downward facing dog. But, if you are choosing yoga over hitting the gym, thinking that you’re getting a good dose of[…]

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Your Brain is An Exercise Junkie

Exercise is one of the best ways to help your brain operate at full capacity. But much like the other recent study that found muscles need to be constantly used or else all the work goes down the drain, a new study shows that the effects of exercise on your brain[…]

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How High Intensity Cools Down Hot Flashes

We admit that many of our pieces don’t focus exclusively on women. To our defense, that’s because so few studies actually focus on women. But two new studies are different, showing that high intensity fitness may be one of the greatest ways to relieve hot flashes. First off, what is a[…]

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Clearing the Air on Muscle Confusion

A common strategy when it comes to working out is to confuse your muscles. What that means is you aren’t spending too much time on one muscle group, so that your body doesn’t expect your next workout. Your muscles then get, as they say, confused. P90x and other workouts like[…]

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Is Pokemon Go Actually Good Exercise?

If you haven’t heard of Pokemon Go yet, we’re not sure where you’ve been hanging out. The “augmented reality” mobile app game has become all the rage, with people wandering around, trying to catch each and every creature that exists in their city. But we wondered — does playing the game[…]

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Study: High Intensity Exercise = Good For Kids

Fun Fast Activity Blasts. This is the term being used to describe a regimen for kids that utilizes high intensity exercise to keep kids healthy through the week without taking too much time away from their video games. FFAB, according to a new study, has a host of benefits discovered from[…]

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