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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....

2012-10-29 12:29:12

A regular exercise routine can make you fitter than ever — mentally fit. In a new study, previously sedentary adults were put through four months of high-intensity interval training. At the end, their cognitive functions — the ability to think, recall and make quick decisions — had improved significantly, says Dr. Martin Juneau, director of prevention at the Montreal Heart Institute. "If you talk to people who exercise, they say they feel sharper. Now we've found a way...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.