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Aerobic Exercise Boosts Cognitive Ability Of Elderly
2012-12-14 07:18:24

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It is well known that exercise can benefit the body, and now, researchers say that aerobic exercise could enhance certain areas of cognitive ability as well. The review, conducted by researchers from the University of Otago in New Zealand, was recently published in the online edition of the Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. “Research suggests that regular aerobic exercise has the potential to improve executive...

2012-12-08 05:01:02

While most of you are eating and drinking far too much, your Australian cousins are getting fit for Christmas on the beach! Don't be fooled, not all Aussies are bronze and buff and running on a treadmill everyday. Perth, Western Australia (PRWEB) December 07, 2012 Getting fit for Christmas on a treadmill is not a concept most people are used to. Most people think of eating too much and putting on weight over Christmas, but here in Australia everyone is getting fit for a Christmas on the...

Carbs Are The Fuel Of Choice At High Altitude
2012-12-07 13:13:53

Cell Press Mice living in the high-altitude, oxygen-starved environment of the Andean mountains survive those harsh conditions by fueling their muscles with carbohydrates. The findings, reported online on December 6 in Current Biology, a Cell Press publication, provide the first compelling evidence of a clear difference in energy metabolism between high- and low-altitude native mammals. "The high-altitude mice we examined in this study are a rare exception to a general exercise fuel use...

2012-12-07 05:00:25

The Muscle Maximizer is the newly updated muscle building software authorized by Kyle Leon, who claims to help people build lean and firmed muscle mass without fat. A full The Muscle Maximizer review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates whether the software is effective to use. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 06, 2012 The developer of The Muscle Maximizer is Kyle Leon, who is a nutrition expert. He claims to offer people unique ways to build up curvy and firmed muscle mass. This...

2012-12-06 05:00:25

Benefit6 Whole Body Protection provides increased energy production with key active ingredients including L-Arginine, Cocoa Magnesium and Omega-3 Rancho Palos Verdes, CA (PRWEB) December 05, 2012 In our hectic days often times we feel low on energy and the need to look to supplements for additional energy. There are natural dietary supplements which have been proven to increase energy production and improve recovery between exercising. Benefit6 is formulated to provide Whole Body...

‘Pillownauts’ Stay At Six Degrees Of Inclination For 3 Weeks
2012-12-04 15:53:42

ESA Stay in a tilted bed for weeks with your head at the lower end and your body starts to change as if it were ageing prematurely or living in space. Twelve volunteers in ESA´s bedrest study are enduring the testing experience. The ℠pillownauts´ have to stay in a bed for 21 days that is inclined at 6º. The rule is that at least one shoulder and their hips must be in contact with the bed at all times, even when they eat, wash and go to the toilet. As their...

Adolescents Looking To Bulk Up Turn To Controversial Steroid Use
2012-11-19 12:26:50

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The new “in” when it comes to body image is large, lean and muscular. And to get that way, many teenagers are turning to diet and exercise, protein powders, and more worrisome, steroid use, in the hopes of enhancing muscle development. And although these techniques in the past have been mainly seen among boys, in some cases it is nearly as widespread among girls, according to a new study published in the journal...

Bedrest Study Examines How The Body Changes In Space
2012-11-12 16:24:52

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The European Space Agency (ESA) has enlisted 12 volunteers to spend 21 days in bed in an experiment to help understand how astronauts' bodies change in space. The volunteers in this bedrest study will undergo regular and intensive daily activities, including tests and examinations, but without stepping foot on the ground. The ESA said their volunteers would not be allowed to get up for anything, including a breath of fresh...

Swimming Pool Exercise Provides Same Benefit As Regular Exercise
2012-10-30 12:52:25

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online To anyone who has ever compared a 30-minute jog to a 30-minute swim, this next report may not surprise you. There seems to be a preconception about exercise that, unless it´s a miserable experience in every way, it´s not really effective. Alternatively, anything done in a pool is often perceived as fun or play. Therefore, the notion of exercising in a pool, not a wacky thought, is often seen as more play than work....

Latest Exercise physiology Reference Libraries

2013-04-30 14:32:22

Muscle is soft tissue that is filled with protein filaments that manipulates the shape of a cell which can help with posture, movement and functions of other organs in the body such as the lungs and heart as well as the digestive tract. Formation and Orientation There are three different types of muscle tissues; skeletal, smooth and cardiac muscles. Skeletal muscle is used to hold together and monitor skeletal movements. Posture is mainly controlled by skeletal muscles located along...

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