Wednesday, July 29, 2015

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There’s a fitness paradox today in America. People know more now about health and wellness than ever before, yet we have the biggest obesity problem we’ve ever seen. It seems safe to say that people are doing it wrong.
In this boiling summer sun, your focus is probably on staying cool and hydrated, but did you know that drinking too much can be dangerous, too?
Elite cyclists burn up to 32 per day in energy.
Done correctly, water workouts can give you gains similar to those on land, including aerobic fitness, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility and better balance.
Ladies rejoice! Celebrity fitness trainer Drake Abshire demonstrates fat-blasting exercises to slim your stems.
“What’s It Like To…” is a series that looks inside the worlds of extreme sports and professional athletics.
Runtastic has a new app out that focuses on getting your legs in shape.
When Erin Donohue lined up to run the 1,000 meters at the Diamond League Grand Prix in New York on June 13, she was not considered a major force in middle distance track - at least not anymore.
Have you met a bro-scientist? You know, the guy at the gym who, like his kissing cousin the “amateur golf guru,” is always full of tips. The bro-scientist, and his well-sculpted credentials, usually finds you after a particularly dissatisfying workout with some pointers on how many grams of protein you’ll need to consume in the next 15 minutes to “really make it count.”
Many weekend warriors and professional athletes turn to nutrition supplements such as protein powders, recovery drinks, and carbohydrate energy gels in their quest to enhance performance. Yet most don't fully understand what's in the supplements and how they work.
Many weekend warriors and professional athletes turn to nutrition supplements such as protein powders, recovery drinks, and carbohydrate energy gels in their quest to enhance performance. Yet most don't fully understand what's in the supplements and how they work.
When moisture is trapped inside
Vigorous physical activity benefits the aging brain, three studies show
Here's what your little one can try
Retired pro athletes have more degenerative symptoms, lesions
First-time fathers tend to add on extra pounds, researchers say
But avoid too much strain
25-year study found a link, but cause-and-effect relationship remains unproven
Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) accounted for majority of wounds, research shows
But that's still no reason to avoid exercise, researchers and experts say
Doubling the amount of time spent in heart-pumping workouts each week paid off after a year
It will be more fun and make for a better workout
Regular physical activity helps improve your overall health and fitness, and reduces your risk for many chronic diseases.
3B Orthopaedics had the honor to coordinate the venue medical staff for this past Sunday's CONCACAF Gold Cup Finals.
In May, a friend of mine, who has run several distance races before, including a half-marathon, ran the Broad Street Run. He had what he described as a “bad” run. He admits that he didn’t train like he should have and then started the race too fast. He asked me what he could do to bounce back and get over his “bad” race; here is my advice.
One of Matthew Mitchell’s earliest memories involves a fast-food hamburger in a drive-thru late at night. It wasn’t a happy meal.
Tigist Jabore couldn't have encountered a busier weekend. Or a more productive one. The 21-year-old woman from Ethiopia won two races in two days, and after capturing the Broad Street Run on Sunday, she had the obvious answer about being fatigued.
Dan Vassallo said the final goal in his running career was to qualify for the Olympic trials in the marathon.