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Regular Jogging Shows Dramatic Increase In Life Expectancy
2012-05-03 06:36:02

Undertaking regular jogging increases the life expectancy of men by 6.2 years and women by 5.6 years, reveals the latest data from the Copenhagen City Heart study presented at the EuroPRevent2012 meeting. Reviewing the evidence of whether jogging is healthy or hazardous, Peter Schnohr told delegates that the study's most recent analysis (unpublished) shows that between one and two-and-a-half hours of jogging per week at a "slow or average" pace delivers optimum benefits for longevity. The...

2012-04-29 23:00:29

National fitness electronics retailer the Heart Rate Watch Company just launched a Facebook Store and is offering a 5% discount in May to all who "like" their Facebook page. The company is also offering a free download of their 21 page book on "How To Successfully Use A Heart Rate Monitor Watch". Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) April 29, 2012 National fitness electronics retailer the Heart Rate Watch Company has just launched a Facebook store for heart rate monitor watch sales, as well as GPS watches,...

2012-04-29 23:00:22

A new group of runners has emerged. These runners seem to improve effortlessly without incurring the slew of injuries (from hip bursitis, to shin splints, to Achilles tendonitis) to which runners are particularly prone. These new runners, the ones who make it all seem so easy, are the Feldenkrais Runners, and, fortunately, access to their methodology, formerly accessible only to those who could take lessons from a Feldenkrais teacher, is now available at the Feldenkrais Store. Longmont, CO...

2012-04-27 23:03:20

Zensah® has developed new running socks designed to give runners superior comfort, while delivering optimal performance Miami, FL (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 Zensah® is known world-wide as an innovator within the running community, having developed the world´s first and bestselling seamless compression leg sleeves. Through extensive testing and research, Zensah® has created new running socks designed to complement their compression leg sleeves. The socks will be available for...

2012-04-27 06:22:19

NEW YORK, April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The View's Elisabeth Hasselbeck hosted the ninth-annual More Magazine/Fitness Magazine Women's Half-Marathon in Central Park on Sunday, April 15. More than 7,200 women participated in the race -- the largest women's-only half-marathon in the country -- established by More and Fitness magazines, in partnership with New York Road Runners. Hasselbeck participated in the race for the second straight year, besting her 2011 time by more than four minutes and...

2012-04-12 23:01:24

In honor of Patriots´ Day, Zensah® will release their best-selling compression arm and leg sleeves in a USA tie dye pattern at the Boston Marathon Miami, FL (PRWEB) April 12, 2012 Zensah®, the leader in compression apparel and the creator of the world´s number one selling compression leg sleeves, will present their new USA tie dye compression leg sleeves and arm sleeves at the 2012 Boston Marathon in honor of Patriots´ Day. Zensah® will also be selling their new...

2012-04-12 13:17:19

Overuse injuries — found most often in low-contact sports that involve long training sessions or where the same movement is repeated numerous times — make up nearly 30 percent of all injuries sustained by collegiate athletes. And a majority of overuse injuries (62 percent) occurred in females athletes, according to a new study published in the current edition of the Journal of Athletic Training, the National Athletic Trainers' Association scientific publication. "Overuse...

2012-04-04 20:32:29

Usain Bolt can achieve faster running times with no extra effort on his part or improvement to his fitness, according to a study published today in Significance, the magazine of the Royal Statistical Society and the American Statistical Association. Cambridge Professor of Mathematical Sciences John D. Barrow illustrates how, based on concrete mathematical evidence, Bolt can cut his world record from 9.58 seconds to 9.45. Usain Bolt holds the current 100m world record, at 9.58s, and has...

2012-04-01 23:00:32

CrossFit athletes have turned to Zensah® Compression Apparel in record numbers to take their training to the next level Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 31, 2012 Zensah®, the leading designer of sports compression apparel, provides CrossFitters with cutting-edge products to enhance their training. Zensah® revolutionized the compression market when it released its compression leg sleeves to the specialty running market. Zensah® compression leg sleeves, socks, and other innovative...

2012-01-24 20:17:44

The skeletal structure of the foot and ankle differs significantly between human sprinters and non-sprinters, according to Penn State researchers. Their findings not only help explain why some people are faster runners than others, but also may be useful in helping people who have difficulty walking, such as older adults and children with cerebral palsy. According to Stephen Piazza, associate professor of kinesiology, the research is the first to use magnetic resonance imaging to...