Thursday, January 29, 2015

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Former pros who played before age of 11 showed greater deficits in memory and thinking skills
An increasing number of gyms are using high-tech exercise equipment that can prompt, respond and adapt to individuals in what fitness experts say may signal a future that frees clients from trying to gauge how fast, how hard or how long to work out.
Start slowly and allow for time to rest and recover, trainers recommend
How can I make resolutions that last? Answer: Most New Year's resolutions fail because they are abstract. Current research shows that for long-term results, it's crucial to think small and specific. Here are 10 steps for lasting change in 2015.
But availability varies, with Southern counties faring worse
Philadelphia sports teams may be down in the dumps, but that won't stop at least one annual parade from rolling down Broad Street.
Smartphone fitness applications aim to change people's behaviors, but often without the most effective tools, a new study shows.
(Reuters Heath) - In a study of Dutch professional footballers, a bone deformity at the hip was much more common among men who started playing the sport...
Former pros who played before age of 11 showed greater deficits in memory and thinking skills
CDC study finds women more affected than men
Suggestions for cleaning the wound
Researchers found differences and evidence of damage in areas of brain related to recall
Study suggests certain calorie information might also prompt parents to encourage more exercise
Start slowly and allow for time to rest and recover, trainers recommend
Regular physical activity appears to boost oxygen supply to the brain, study says
Autopsies showed broken, swollen nerve fibers in regions related to memory, reasoning
Opt for activities with lower rates of injury
Autopsies showed broken, swollen nerve fibers in regions related to memory, reasoning
Autopsies showed broken, swollen nerve fibers in regions related to memory, reasoning
When relatives read detailed recollections of significant events, improvements were seen
Regular physical activity helps improve your overall health and fitness, and reduces your risk for many chronic diseases.
February is the month of love when we obsess over gifts and special nights out for our significant other or we start buying out all the heart-shaped chocolate because we know we will be alone on Valentine’s Day. This year though take a different approach to the holiday.
Dan Vassallo said the final goal in his running career was to qualify for the Olympic trials in the marathon.
Philadelphia sports teams may be down in the dumps, but that won't stop at least one annual parade from rolling down Broad Street.
Did you know January is National Oatmeal Month? High in fiber, antioxidants and more; oatmeal consumption has been linked to improved heart health, immune function, overall satiety and blood-sugar control. Here is a cheat sheet for creating a tasty bowl of oats with my favorite good-for-you toppings.