February 16, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Student-Athletes Don’t Have to Be Hit By Injuries

Latest Exercise & Fitness News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Most injuries to student-athletes occur during routine practices, but only about a third of public high schools have a full-time trainer, according to the U.S.-based National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA). “It’s important to have the right sports safety

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February 15, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Health Tip: Maintain Posture for Step Training

Latest Exercise & Fitness News (HealthDay News) — Step training is a great way to burn fat and build muscle, but it’s important to use the right technique. The American Council on Exercise suggests: Straighten your neck, but keep muscles relaxed. Never lock your knees. Put your shoulders back, lift

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February 09, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Gym Membership Makes Your Heart Fitter, Too

Latest Exercise & Fitness News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) — If you’re on the fence about joining a gym, consider this: Health club members exercise more and have better heart health, according to a new study. Researchers from Iowa State University found men and women who have a

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February 08, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Health Tip: Logging Your Exercise

Latest Exercise & Fitness News (HealthDay News) — Logging your exercise habits helps you stay committed and address any problems. The American Diabetes Association recommends: Log an entry in a diary each time you work out. Take note of times that you didn’t exercise, and times when you could have

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February 07, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Health Tip: Get Active With a Jump Rope

Latest Exercise & Fitness News (HealthDay News) — Jumping rope is a great way to get your heart pumping, burn calories and have a little fun. The American Council on Exercise offers these guidelines for jumping rope: Hold the handles near the end of the rope, keeping your grip light.

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January 31, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Health Tip: Staying Healthy May Not Be Costly

Latest Exercise & Fitness News (HealthDay News) — A commitment to better health doesn’t have to mean breaking the bank. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases cites these inexpensive forms of exercise: Tackle household chores, such as cleaning your home, raking leaves or scrubbing your car.

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