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2014-08-17 23:00:16

An August 16th Wall Street Journal article highlights the relationship between lifting weights and back problems in pro golfers. Somax Performance Institute designed a safer alternative. Tiburon,CA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 An August 16, 2014 full-page column by renowned Wall Street Journal golf writer John Paul Newport cited the concern by tour great Tom Watson that the current rash of golf injuries among the pros may be coming from lifting weights in the gym. Newport described Tiger Woods...

2013-06-13 23:04:54

A stable exercise platform offers improvements in functionality. Medway, MA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 A recent study undertaken by Andrew Burman, of the Health and Life Sciences Department at Coventry University in the U.K., Strength, Balance and Stability: The Effects of Moderate Intensity Resistance Exercise on The 40+ Age Group, reveals that self-selected, moderate resistance exercise, increases upper and lower body strength and improves balance and stability in subjects over 40 years of...

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2010-05-26 13:54:05

Women who drink two large glasses of milk a day after their weight-lifting routine gained more muscle and lost more fat compared to women who drank sugar-based energy drinks, a McMaster study has found. The study appears in the June issue of Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise. "Resistance training is not a typical choice of exercise for women," says Stu Phillips, professor in the Department of Kinesiology at McMaster University. "But the health benefits of resistance training are...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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