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The “Sweet Spot” of Interval Training

It seems pretty obvious to us by this point that high intensity interval training is great exercise. Sure, we’ve been pushing that for a long time, but there is enough evidence that we think it’s pretty hard to deny by this point. But when it comes to the intervals, how[…]

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You Are Stronger in Old Age Than You Think

A lot of articles we write here are about getting fit while you’re younger, and many of us like to focus on that because we assume that once we get older we’re not going to have much strength or gas left in the tank. We do lose muscle mass every[…]

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Study Says Even Light Drinking Can be Unhealthy

Sorry everyone, but your reliance on the belief that a little drinking is okay is slowly swirling down the drain. Another study is out smashing the once-medically-supported belief that you could have a couple drinks every night and suffer no ill effects. This study looked at hundreds of thousands of[…]

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Should There be a Rhythm to Your Diet?

What you eat is very important. We’re sorry, but what you put into your body is always going to have an effect on many things, especially your weight. But when you eat may have a far great effect on your body than we think, according to a new study. It’s[…]

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Sitting too Much? Try Fidgeting More

Are you one of those people with a nervous knee? Or do you have other ways in which you fidget while you’re sitting around? Well, that may actually make you healthier, according to this article. It’s called dynamic sitting, and it actually does burn calories and improve fitness. Not a[…]

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How Exercise Helps Those With Heart Disease

Often when it comes to health studies, we like to look at what can be done to avoid heart disease. But a new study looks at what can be done for people who are already suffering from heart disease and the answer remains as we suspected; They should be exercising.[…]

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How to Reverse the Impact of Too Much Sitting

There has been much written about how the health problems that come from sitting cannot be reversed. Some health researchers cite studies that show excessive sitting can have similar effects as smoking. But new research shows it may be possible to reverse the impact of excessive couch/chair warming… but it’s[…]

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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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