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Strength-Training Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Strength-Training Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News FRIDAY, July 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — You don’t have to go to the gym to get a great muscle-building workout. You don’t even need equipment. There are many bodyweight-only exercises for strength training that you can do anywhere — at home, when traveling, even at […]

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Exercises to Head Off a Painful Rotator Cuff Injury

Exercises to Head Off a Painful Rotator Cuff Injury

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The rotator cuff refers to a group of four distinct muscles and tendons that connect to each shoulder and stabilize the humerus, the upper arm bone. These muscles are engaged when you move your shoulder, and work together to […]

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Muscle Cramps

Muscle Cramps

Are there particular concerns for older adults? Older adults should have periodic magnesium blood levels taken if they use supplemental magnesium. Even a mild and otherwise not apparent degree of kidney dysfunction, which is often seen in this age group, may lead to toxic levels of magnesium with modest doses. Recent studies have indicated that […]

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Dance Your Way to Better Health

Dance Your Way to Better Health

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News MONDAY, July 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Two very different studies show that dancing is more than just fun. It can keep your mind sharp and your heart healthy. The first was done in the United Kingdom and published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. […]

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Elbows Key to Your Walking Efficiency , Study Shows

Elbows Key to Your Walking Efficiency , Study Shows

Latest Exercise & Fitness News FRIDAY, July 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Do you pump your arms while walking? Keeping your arms straight while walking is much more energy-efficient than walking with bent arms, but arm position doesn’t make much difference when running, a new, small study finds. The study included eight university students — […]

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How to Find Your Best Exercise Style

How to Find Your Best Exercise Style

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News THURSDAY, July 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Are you trapped in an exercise routine that’s good for your body, but isn’t motivating your spirit? It’s time to find your exercise style. One way is to make a list of the pros and cons of the exercise […]

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3 Moves for Better Balance

3 Moves for Better Balance

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News MONDAY, July 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Guarding against falls isn’t just for the elderly. The inner ear’s ability to maintain balance can begin to decline as early as age 40, according to a study in Frontiers of Neurology. So the time to improve your balance […]

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How to Prevent Exercise Accidents

How to Prevent Exercise Accidents

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News FRIDAY, June 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) — It’s great to challenge yourself to keep workouts interesting, but you need to take steps to avoid injury whether you’re new to exercise or a seasoned veteran. This often means adapting exercise to your current fitness level and abilities. […]