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2011-06-18 00:01:04

Britain's Mo Farah, one of Salazar's stars, pulled out a stunning 26:46 10,000m at the Pre Classic. His time shattered the prior European record, which had stood for 12 years, giving rise to the question: What is Salazar's latest training secret? Middletown, PA (PRWEB) June 17, 2011 Internationally recognized as a pioneer in the world of elite running, Alberto Salazar has been called a genius"¦ and also a mad scientist. As he once explained, "If you want to achieve a high goal,...

2011-05-26 13:09:20

In the largest stroke rehabilitation study ever conducted in the United States, stroke patients who had physical therapy at home improved their ability to walk just as well as those who were treated in a training program that requires the use of a body-weight supported treadmill device followed by walking practice. The study, funded by the National Institutes of Health, also found that patients continued to improve up to one year after stroke, defying conventional wisdom that recovery occurs...

2011-05-25 14:38:41

In a first-of-its-kind study comparing human walking and running motions "“ and whether the hips, knees or ankles are the most important power sources for these motions "“ researchers at North Carolina State University show that the hips generate more of the power when people walk, but the ankles generate more of the power when humans run. Knees provide approximately one-fifth or less of walking or running power. The research could help inform the best ways of building assistive...

2011-04-14 08:14:16

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Researchers found that Parkinson's patients who walked on a treadmill at a comfortable speed for a longer duration (low-intensity exercise) improved their walking more than patients who walked for less time but at an increased speed and incline (high-intensity exercise). The investigators also found benefits for stretching and resistance exercises. "Our study showed that low-intensity exercise performed for 50 minutes, three times a week was the most beneficial in terms...

2011-04-13 12:58:27

New evidence suggests that walking on a treadmill at a comfortable speed and for longer duration is the most effective exercise to improve mobility in people with Parkinson's disease. That's according to the first randomized trial comparing three types of exercise training in Parkinson's disease. The late-breaking research will be presented at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, April 9, 2011, in Honolulu. "Difficulty walking is the greatest cause of disability in...

2011-04-12 16:23:00

HONOLULU, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New evidence suggests that walking on a treadmill at a comfortable speed and for longer duration is the most effective exercise to improve mobility in people with Parkinson's disease. That's according to the first randomized trial comparing three types of exercise training in Parkinson's disease. The late-breaking research will be presented at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, April 9-16, 2011, in Honolulu....

2011-03-31 00:00:28

Shred415 is the only studio in Chicago to offer interval weight and cardio training with certified personal trainers without the gym. A powerful 60-minute, full-body workout designed to burn fat and calories fast, Shred415 features four 15-minute segments alternating between high- and low-intensity cardiovascular exercise on Woodway treadmills and high- and low-intensity strength training. Shred415 is appropriate for all fitness levels"”from walkers to marathoners. Chicago, IL...

2011-03-17 15:34:00

SALT LAKE CITY, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The LifeSpan TR3000i treadmill, made by PCE Health and Fitness (www.lifespanfitness.com), is the Best Budget Treadmill as chosen by voters in About.com's annual Readers' Choice awards. The LifeSpan TR3000i treadmill was selected over all other treadmills, including leading brands such as Bowflex®, NordicTrack and Proform. About.com, owned by the New York Times, says, "The LifeSpan TR3000i is the winner of the 2011 About.com...

2011-02-14 14:36:36

Large NIH-funded study looks at how to best get patients back on their feet In the largest stroke rehabilitation study ever conducted in the United States, stroke patients who had physical therapy at home improved their ability to walk just as well as those who were treated in a training program using a body-weight supported treadmill device, followed by walking practice. UCLA's neurologic rehabilitation program was one of six U.S. sites that conducted the study, which also found that...

2011-02-11 00:00:45

Fitness4HomeOnline.com, a leading supplier of cardio fitness equipment, provides heart healthy Valentine's Day gift alternatives including a wide variety of treadmills, ellipticals, exercise bikes and more. (Vocus/PRWEB) February 10, 2011 Fitness4HomeOnline.com, a leading supplier of cardio fitness equipment, provides heart healthy Valentine's Day gift alternatives including a wide variety of treadmills, ellipticals, exercise bikes and more. "Valentine's Day is an opportunity to show the...