January 19, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Too Much Sitting Ages You Faster

Latest Exercise & Fitness News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — You might age a lot faster if you sit too much, a new study warns. Researchers who assessed nearly 1,500 older women found those who sat most of the day and got little exercise had cells that were

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January 19, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Short Stretches of Exercise May Have Anti-Inflammatory Effect

By Randy DotingaHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Just 20 minutes of moderate exercise may dampen inflammation in the body, researchers say. The study findings suggest that “exercise doesn’t have to be tremendously hard for you to see health benefits from it,”

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January 18, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Working Out? Don’t Bring Your Cellphone

Latest Exercise & Fitness News TUESDAY, Jan. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Talking or texting on your cell phone may spell trouble during exercise, researchers say. In two studies, they found that talking or texting on a cell phone during a workout lowers the intensity of your exercise session. More

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January 18, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Health Tip: Investing in Your Fitness

Latest Exercise & Fitness News (HealthDay News) — Before you invest in exercise equipment or a workout plan, make sure you’re making a wise choice. Here are suggestions from the American Council on Exercise: Beware of plans that tout significant calories burned with little effort, or results with little work.

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January 18, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Health Tip: Get Moving Toward a Healthier You

Latest Exercise & Fitness News (HealthDay News) — A healthier you could be within reach if you follow a few guidelines. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases advises: Measure your waist. Men with a circumference of greater than 40 inches, or women greater than 35 inches,

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January 10, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Scans Hint at Running’s Brain Benefits, Even When Young

Latest Exercise & Fitness News MONDAY, Jan. 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Young cross-country runners seem to have better connections between regions of their brains than their peers who aren’t athletic, a small study suggests. “One of the key questions that these results raise is whether what we’re seeing in

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