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2014-01-15 14:28:04

Aerobic exercise is known to prevent type 2 diabetes, and muscle-strengthening alone or in combination with aerobic exercise improves diabetic control among those with diabetes. Although men who weight train have been found to have an associated reduced risk of developing diabetes, whether such an association exists for women has not been established. In this week’s PLOS Medicine, Anders Grøntved (Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA, and University of Southern Denmark,...

2014-01-15 12:26:24

Supplementation with renowned pine bark extract shown effective in boosting muscle performance, increasing endurance and reducing cramping by controlling oxidative stress HOBOKEN, N.J., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research published in the December 2013 issue of The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness shows the effectiveness of a natural supplement in improving overall fitness performance levels and recovery. A clinical trial found that Pycnogenol(®) (pic-noj-en-ol), an...

2014-01-12 23:01:39

The new “Health Benefits Of Swimming” report penned by Minh Trinh on the website Vkool.com covers positive effects of swimming that help people expand their knowledge about health issues rapidly. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 The new “Health Benefits Of Swimming” writing created by Minh Trinh on the site Vkool.com delivers to people 12 positive effects of swimming. Firstly, the report indicates that swimming is a low-impact aerobic form of exercising that gives people a...

2014-01-11 23:01:04

RAW personal trainers, one of the most renowned names in the fitness industry in Hong Kong have organised a training with Andre Benoit, focusing on inducing the fastest muscle growth without losing efficacy over an extended period of time, and without the use of anabolic steroids. (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 Fitness expert Andre Benoit will be visiting Hong Kong for a training program with RAW personal trainers. The program aims at providing theoretical and practical knowledge about...

2014-01-09 23:00:48

Alexian Village warns that older adults are at a high risk for falls, and encourages all to take a pledge not to fall. (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 How about a New Year’s resolution that is not only doable but beneficial to your overall health? The staff of Milwaukee senior living community, Alexian Village wants you to promise yourself that you will not fall and then ensure that it comes true. Statistics tell the story: adults who fall aged 65 and older is 1 in 3, 20-30% of those falls can...

2014-01-09 11:40:16

For some runners, a marathon is not enough. Participation in so-called ultramarathons — defined as any distance beyond the standard 26.2-mile marathon — has grown exponentially in recent years. The number of runners who finished ultra-length races in North America increased from 15,500 in 1998 to 63,530 in 2012, according to UltraRunning Magazine. Despite its popularity, however, little is known about the health effects of this intense form of exercise. To learn more about the...

2014-01-07 08:30:31

Sports RD Dave Ellis Offers Men Advice for Health and Fitness Success in 2014 PARK RIDGE, Ill., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On average, 48 percent of men who make a resolution for the New Year do not follow through on it.(i) In partnership with the American Egg Board, Dave Ellis, registered dietitian and certified strength and conditioning specialist, provides his top-five tips for men who are ready to accept the challenge of becoming stronger and healthier in 2014. 1. Make Fitness...

Play High School Sports Stay Healthy Later
2013-12-30 13:42:58

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Young men who want to avoid going to the doctor later in life should take up a high school sport, according to a new study published earlier this month in the journal BMC Public Health. In the study, a team of Swiss and American researchers found that men who played varsity high school sports were more likely to be active into their late 70s and less likely to have to visit their doctors. Although the study only considered male World...

Exceeding Physical Activity Guidelines Has Health Benefits
2013-12-27 04:13:07

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Individuals who meet or exceed American Heart Association (AHA) recommendations for physical activity are less likely to die prematurely than those who walk less than guidelines suggest, according to new research appearing in the journal PLoS ONE. According to study author Paul T. Williams of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), there are “substantial health benefits” to exceeding the cardiovascular health...

2013-12-24 23:01:42

Program includes affirmations and yoga poses, Indian Fusion, indigenous belly dancing, and Qigong. Island Park, NY (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 Endorphins Mind & Body Collection has released a program to help people suffering from anxiety to calm the mind and rejuvenate the spirit. If someone is suffering from a condition known as Generalized Anxiety and there are concerns about taking addictive medications, there are alternatives. Anxiety symptoms may include sleep disturbances, muscle...


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