May 26, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Adults Who Love Exercise May Gain 9 ‘Biological’ Years

Latest Exercise & Fitness News FRIDAY, May 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Could regular, strenuous exercise be a “fountain of youth”? New research suggests it could be — for your cells, at least. “Just because you’re 40 doesn’t mean you’re 40 years old biologically,” said Larry Tucker, a professor of

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May 26, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Fitness Trackers Highly Inaccurate in Counting Calories Burned: Study

Latest Exercise & Fitness News Wristband fitness trackers accurately monitor heart rate, but are much less effective in determining calories burned during exercise, a new study finds. Stanford University researchers assessed seven of the most popular devices as they were used by 29 men and 31 women and found that

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May 25, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Health Tip: Warm Up Before You Work Out

Latest Exercise & Fitness News (HealthDay News) — Warming up is an important part of any workout, and it’s well worth the extra few minutes. The American Heart Association recommends: Warming up for five minutes to 10 minutes. If you’re planning for a long, intense workout, increase warm up time.

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May 25, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Supercharging Exercise With Interval Training

By Regina Boyle WheelerHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News THURSDAY, May 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) — If your exercise routine isn’t producing lower numbers on the scale, consider kicking it up a notch with high-intensity interval training. The concept is simple: alternate bursts of high-intensity activity with intervals of

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May 24, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Health Tip: Don’t Let Your Workout Get Stale

Latest Exercise & Fitness News (HealthDay News) — As with any routine, your workout may become boring and tiresome. Here are suggestions to curb exercise boredom, courtesy of the American Council on Exercise: Vary your routine regularly. Make your workouts more intense, rather than longer. Include cross-training in your routine.

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May 22, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Time to Take Your Workouts Outside

By Regina Boyle WheelerHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News MONDAY, May 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The weather is warming up and beckoning you to take your workouts outside. But keep in mind that exercising outdoors is different from breaking a sweat at the gym, say experts at the

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