January 10, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

‘Weekend Warriors’ Can Still Stretch Their Life Spans

By Randy DotingaHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News MONDAY, Jan. 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Weekend warriors take heart. You may add almost as many years to your life span as those who work out all week long, new research suggests. “One or two sessions per week of moderate-

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January 04, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Routine Checkup Should Assess Fitness, Too

Latest Exercise & Fitness News TUESDAY, Jan. 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Most people know they should have their height, weight, blood pressure and cholesterol checked regularly, but an exercise expert says cardiorespiratory fitness should also be part of a routine medical exam. Cardiorespiratory fitness is a measure of how

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January 03, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Health Tip: Avoid Straining Your Hip

Latest Exercise & Fitness News (HealthDay News) — A hip strain occurs when tendons or muscles are stretched or torn. To avoid the problem, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons advises: Protect tissues that have already been injured, as they are more susceptible to another strain. Gently stretch and loosen

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December 22, 2016 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Serious Yoga Injuries, Though Rare, Are on the Rise

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News THURSDAY, Dec. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) — More and more Americans have been taking up yoga in recent years — and their rate of yoga-related injuries has also climbed, a new study finds. Between 2001 and 2014, almost 30,000 Americans visited

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December 20, 2016 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Health Tip: Maximizing Your Workout

Latest Exercise & Fitness News (HealthDay News) — As long as you’re setting aside time to work out each day, make sure you’re reaping all the benefits. The American Council on Exercise offers these suggestions: Hire a personal trainer to evaluate your workout and suggest hoe to maximize it. Make

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December 15, 2016 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Pokemon Go, Pokemon Gone

Latest Exercise & Fitness News THURSDAY, Dec. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) — For a short while, Pokemon Go seemed to capture everyone’s attention. And this left public health experts wondering if the game that encouraged players to “Catch ’em all” actually got people moving more. Researchers from Harvard University did

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