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Exercise Boosts Brainpower

May 10th, 2013

Exercise Boosts Brainpower

Regular exercise not only keeps you fit, it also improves your brainpower. Simply put, according to David Atkinson, program director at Cooper Ventures in Dallas, our energy levels increase when we ex

Swimmer

May 1st, 2013

Training Tips for Beginner Triathletes

More than a million non-professional athletes compete in triathlons in the US every year, an increase of more than 40 percent in less than a decade. And according to statistics, released by USA Triath

Walking Offers Same Health Benefits as Running

April 25th, 2013

Walking Offers Same Health Benefits as Running

A recent study found that brisk walking offers many of the same health benefits as running. Findings released in the American Heart Association journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biolog

To Stretch or Not to Stretch?

April 13th, 2013

To Stretch or Not to Stretch?

According to studies recently published in The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research and the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, pre-exercise stretching is unnecessary and

What’s New on the Fitness Market

April 13th, 2013

What’s New on the Fitness Market

By Norm Morrison I’ve always been impressed by SPRI. Although this noted pioneer of effective toning and strength training equipment (like their trailblazing line of training balls, exercise mats, r

 6 Steps to Better Running

March 12th, 2013

6 Steps to Better Running

Are you a seasoned runner (or fairly green)? With spring coming, it’s a perfect time for all runners to review their training style. Running may seem like the most natural of sports, but a few helpf

When do you replace your running shoes?

March 9th, 2013

When do you replace your running shoes?

How do you determine when to replace your running shoes—mileage, months, appearance or technology? Ask 10 different runners that question, and you’ll probably get 10 different answers. Conventiona

Strengthen Your Skating Skills

February 27th, 2013

Strengthen Your Skating Skills

Whether you compete in a serious ice hockey league, or leisurely lap an ice rink now and then, ice-skating engages your body like no other sport. Skating requires enormous strength, endurance and flex

The Worst Fitness Ideas of All Time

February 22nd, 2013

The Worst Fitness Ideas of All Time

The American Council on Exercise (ACE) knows a thing or two about fitness trends—the good, the bad and the ugly. Here are three of their favorites from days of yore that fall squarely in the ‘ugly

Exercise ‘Snacking’ Exposed

February 12th, 2013

Exercise ‘Snacking’ Exposed

The benefits of short bursts of high intensity exercise—also called ‘exercise snacking’—has supporters and skeptics. Now there’s a new study in its favor. New research published 2/1/13 in Th

How to Recover From a Tough Workout

February 6th, 2013

How to Recover From a Tough Workout

You know that stiff, achy feeling that comes the day after a tough workout? There’s a name for it: Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS). And believe it or not, there are better ways to recover from

For Cold Weather Fitness, Check the Weather

January 14th, 2013

For Cold Weather Fitness, Check the Weather

Love working out in cold weather, but nervous about hypothermia? Recently, the American Council on Fitness posted recommendations for exercising in frigid climes. Among the guidelines they suggest inc

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