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The Benefits of Exercise Last Longer Than You Think

Before we go on, this is absolutely not an invitation to stop working out. Studies generally show that more exercise leads to better health outcomes – so don’t get ready to rest on the laurels of your previous sweat fests. But you should know that the workouts you do today[…]

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Does Weed Make You Go to the Gym?

While smoking or eating weed has long been thought to lead to the munchies and zoning out on the coach, a new large study presents evidence that marijuana may actually be a great way to help people exercise. Think we’re just blowing smoke? Well, let’s break this down. Researchers in[…]

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Another Study Says Jog Away Depression

Depression is a very serious health issue, and there is often no easy way to push back against it. But a huge new study shows compelling evidence that even moderate exercise can be good at counteracting symptoms related to depression. Researchers first went to the UK Biobank, which houses the[…]

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Are You Healthy? Still Pay Attention to Symptoms…

Every now and then we hear a tale about someone who is incredibly fit, eats well – and then has a heart attack out of the blue. Even if you lead a healthy lifestyle it is worth seeing your doc once a year and paying attention to any symptoms that[…]

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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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Is Lack of Exercise Worse Than Cigarettes?

Listen, we know that you’ve heard so many dire warnings about not exercising that you feel pretty numb to them. And we understand. It’s hard to hear that a lack of exercise is so dangerous especially when you are doing other things that are healthy. But a new study is[…]

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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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Lose Weight, Add Muscle

Building muscle is one of the most important things you can do for your health, especially when you get older and you start to lose muscle mass every year. But a new study shows that if you’re overweight then adding muscle may be even more of a struggle. Researchers looked[…]

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A Standing Desk is Not Workout Equipment

Standing has become so important nowadays, that maybe all you have to do is stand, right? As long as you reduce sitting, could your new desk be the replacement for your gym? Probably not, according to a new study. Researchers in the Netherlands found 61 men and women, all of[…]

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