April 18, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Health Tip: Stay Aware While Running

Latest Exercise & Fitness News (HealthDay News) — On the run? You need to remember some safety tips before you hit the trail. The Road Runners Club of America advises: Skip the headphones so you can hear what is going on around you. Carry a cell phone and some form

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April 17, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

1 Hour of Running Extends Life by 7 Hours: Study

Latest Exercise & Fitness News Running can add years to your life, researchers say. Their analysis and review of past research found that compared to people who didn’t run, runners had a nearly 40 percent lower risk of premature death and tended to live about three years longer, even if

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April 05, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Health Tip: Too Much Exercise Isn’t Good Either

Latest Exercise & Fitness News (HealthDay News) — With all of the warnings that insufficient exercise can be deadly, more must be better, correct? Not necessarily, warns the American Council on Exercise. The organization mentions these emotional warning signs that you may be getting too much of a good thing:

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March 31, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

U.S. Pedestrian Deaths Surged to Record Levels in 2016

Latest Exercise & Fitness News THURSDAY, March 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) — For the second straight year, U.S. pedestrian deaths are setting alarming new records. The number of pedestrians killed on U.S. roads rose a projected 11 percent between 2015 and 2016, the largest year-to-year increase on record, according to

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March 31, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Elite Runners, Women the First Marathoners to Lose to Father Time

Latest Exercise & Fitness News THURSDAY, March 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) — All marathon runners eventually slow down. But a new study finds that whether a runner is average or elite, or whether they are a man or a woman, may determine at what age and how much their pace

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March 29, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Marathon Running May Cause Short-Term Kidney Injury

By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News TUESDAY, March 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Any marathoner will tell you that the grueling 26-mile races can do a number on the hips, knees, ankles and feet. Now, a small study suggests that these tests of endurance are also tough

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