Friday, May 22, 2015

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama has finally revealed some of her workout secrets.
We were born to run. As a species, we’ve always been runners — chasing down our next meal or high-tailing it to avoid becoming prey.
Since most New Year’s resolutions have gone by the wayside by now, you’ll need a better excuse to kick-start your diet.
Exercise tones the legs, builds bigger biceps and strengthens the heart. But of all the body parts that benefit from a good workout, the brain may be the big winner.
Need a little extra encouragement to shape up in time for that wedding, class reunion or vacation?
Ways to make the most of one-, five-, seven- and 10-minute chunks of time.
Study links activity in older men to longer lives
Is your workout in need of a revival? Sick of the same old routine or losing interest in your current one? Philly trainers experienced in a variety of fitness styles give you workouts to rejuvenate your mind and body the next time you hit the gym.
Sports medicine experts lay out guidelines for injuries, sore muscles
It’s every traveler’s worst nightmare. You or someone you are traveling with gets hurt or dies on vacation.
If you asked 100 random people on the street if they would like to be in good physical shape, most would answer with a resounding “yes”....
It can help lower blood pressure and cholesterol
Study shows muscle-building exercise not as effective in women with high risk for obesity
Even seasoned athletes are drowning because of dangerous underwater behaviors, agency says
And make sure it fits correctly
In study, people with peripheral artery disease benefited from organized exercise program
But taking prednisone was tied to small improvements in ability to perform daily activities
Washington, D.C., followed by Minneapolis/St. Paul and San Diego as places that encourage exercise
Study found those who had lost consciousness during football career were more likely to show brain damage
At least two hours recommended every day, study authors say
Keep the water clean for safety sake
At least two hours recommended every day, study authors say
Regular physical activity helps improve your overall health and fitness, and reduces your risk for many chronic diseases.
Summer can be especially brutal for athletes who push themselves despite the rising heat index. As we head into summer, athletes and their coaches need to be on the lookout for the three most common types of heat illness: heat syncope, heat exhaustion, and exertional heat stroke.
A 30-year old isn't over the hill, but may need a little jolt of something extra to get it to the next level. That's true for people - and races too...
The unofficial start of summer — Memorial Day — kicks off this weekend and since many of us have been hibernating all winter, it’s...
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.