Thursday, March 5, 2015

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SWEAT Fitness is offering a five-week program for the 5K race at two of its locations, member or not. The training is designed for both newbie runners and seasoned veterans.
The name might make the condition sound trivial, but the yips can ruin a professional athlete’s career.
Brisk walking drops blood sugar more than a slower walk, study finds
Guidelines issued for U.S. high schools
US-FITNESS-STREAMING:Streaming fitness videos leave no excuses for procrastinators
Like many classically trained musicians who have been honing their talents since kindergarten, Andrew Bogard never made physical fitness a priority.
Over the next few months, I'll help you master the basics one by one, so you can get the highest return on your investment of time and effort in the gym. We're starting with the lift that I consider the most fundamental exercise of all time: the deadlift.
New balance devices that improve stability have made shifting the new lifting of resistance training, fitness experts say, adding the challenge of instability to back-to-basic workouts.
People with moderate to severe depression saw improved circulatory outcomes with antidepressants
But it's not clear if these changes make a difference in aging, researcher says
Study found teens who lacked coping skills faced raised heart risks that physical fitness did not counter
Study found teens who lacked coping skills faced raised heart risks that physical fitness did not counter
Tests show higher midlife fitness levels tied to greater brain volume, function decades later
Don't use stress as an excuse
Study suggests that activity with peers might benefit overweight children
Guidelines issued for U.S. high schools
Brisk walking drops blood sugar more than a slower walk, study finds
In study, scans show reduced circulation in brains of football players who had not recovered from the injury
Drink fluids and eat a snack
Crash dummy testing found extra padding, strips and treatments didn't make much difference on impact
Regular physical activity helps improve your overall health and fitness, and reduces your risk for many chronic diseases.