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Study: “You Can’t Outrun Your Past”

This article in the NY Times is mostly about how running will likely not harm your heart as many people have feared. We’ve covered that before, so this isn’t news to us. But there is something in the study about runners and their hearts that we wanted to point out.[…]

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Too Much TV (Sitting) is Bad News

After a trip to the gym, many of us like to hunker down on the couch and enjoy an hour or four of television. We even like doing that if we’ve missed the gym, but at least if we get a good sweat we feel okay with taking it easy[…]

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Keep On Moving As You Age

One reason the elderly probably spend so much time sitting around is because most of us believe that if you’re not getting sweaty you’re not getting real exercise. So why bother? But a new study points to evidence that any kind of activity, even housework, can have benefits if done[…]

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Is Drinking Alcohol Bad For You? Wine Too?

Just when you thought it was safe to crack open that second bottle of wine, a new study is out that reverses the old studies that said it was okay to drink wine. Some studies indicate it might be healthy to do so. But a new meta-study, which is being[…]

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Does Weed Relieve Pain After a HIIT Workout?

The hazy connections between exercise and weed are far from being cleared up, but this article tries to point to at least some of the ways in which a few puffs or an edible gummy may be what the doctor ordered when it comes to finding ways to counteract some[…]

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Try the Olympic Sport of Racewalking

Yes, racewalking is actually an Olympic sport. Yes, it is pretty hard. And yes, it can be extremely intense. It is also becoming a more popular lunchtime past-time for people who want to get some quick intensity without having to run around their office building. Check out the video and[…]

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Yet Another Benefit of Intense Exercise

When it comes to exercising, we often tell ourselves that the sweat will pay off in the long run. We know that we are heading to the gym so that in a few weeks or months, we can feel that we’ve made progress. But a new study points to evidence[…]

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Is Fear of Injury Keeping You Out of the Gym?

There are many reasons why we stop going to the gym or don’t push ourselves like we should, but a major one is because some of us are worried about getting hurt. And, of course, this is ironic because exercise can actually be one of the most efficient ways to[…]

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