June 12, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Choosing a Personal Trainer

By Julie DavisHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News MONDAY, June 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A personal trainer can design an exercise program to meet your fitness goals, keep you motivated and adapt your training as you progress. But your first step is finding a qualified professional. While there

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June 07, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Working Workouts Into Your Life

By Julie DavisHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News WEDNESDAY, June 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Weekly fitness guidelines can seem like a laundry list of to-do’s that you just can’t get done — 30 minutes of cardio at least five days, resistance training two or three times and at

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June 05, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Health Tip: Get Your Workout on a Mountain Bike

Latest Exercise & Fitness News (HealthDay News) — To get a great workout while escaping the hustle and bustle of local traffic, hit the trails on a mountain bike. Here’s advice from the American Council on Exercise to reduce your risk of injury: Make sure your bike fits, and always

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June 02, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Compression Tights Won’t Trim Running Times

Latest Exercise & Fitness News THURSDAY, June 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) — If you’re an avid runner and you think compression tights might shave a few seconds off your time, a new study begs to differ. Runners were monitored while they ran on a treadmill on two different days, once

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May 30, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Health Tip: Don’t Fear Strength Training

Latest Exercise & Fitness News (HealthDay News) — Strength training helps you build more muscle and burn more fat, but women shouldn’t avoid it out of fear of getting bulky. The American Council on Exercise recommends: If you want to increase strength, opt for heavier weights and fewer repetitions. To

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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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