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Picking an Exercise Boot Camp

Picking an Exercise Boot Camp

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News FRIDAY, June 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Exercise boot camps get you in shape through one or more days of intensive training. Some have a celebrity aspect, like camps run by the dance squads of pro sports teams, while others promise the secrets of elite military […]

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Video Replays Affect Soccer Refs’ Thinking

Video Replays Affect Soccer Refs’ Thinking

Latest Exercise & Fitness News WEDNESDAY, June 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Anyone watching 2018 World Cup Soccer has to marvel at the referees’ quick thinking. But slow-motion video playbacks may alter their ultimate decision, a new study suggests. Researchers assessed 88 elite soccer referees’ responses to videos of fouls. The refs handed out harsher […]

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Health Tip: Learn Warning Signs of Heat Stroke

Health Tip: Learn Warning Signs of Heat Stroke

(HealthDay News) — As summer weather heats up, it is important to recognize symptoms of heat stroke. Latest Exercise & Fitness News Normally, you regulate your body temperature by sweating. But in some cases, the body’s temperature-control system is overtaxed and your temperature rises too quickly. Very high body temperature can cause damage to the […]

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Exercise May Ease Inflammation Tied to Obesity

Exercise May Ease Inflammation Tied to Obesity

Latest Exercise & Fitness News WEDNESDAY, June 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Bicycling or other regular exercise may help reduce harmful inflammation in obese people, a new study suggests. Physical activity tames inflammation by changing blood characteristics, according to a team led by Dr. Michael De Lisio, of the University of Ottawa in Canada. Chronic […]

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Exercise May Counter Effects of Obesity Genes

Exercise May Counter Effects of Obesity Genes

Latest Exercise & Fitness News FRIDAY, June 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Older women who carry genes that make them prone to obesity may take comfort in new findings that suggest exercise can counter that risk. For the study, researchers analyzed data from more than 8,200 women, aged 70 to 79, of European ancestry. The […]

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Exercise Options That Double as Stress-Busters

Exercise Options That Double as Stress-Busters

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News MONDAY, June 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Exercise is a known stress buster, and different disciplines relax and tone you in a variety of ways. So, you can pick and choose from many types of exercise to go beyond physical fitness to better mental health. Exercise’s […]

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Exercise (Not Diet) Best for Overweight Teens

Exercise (Not Diet) Best for Overweight Teens

LONDON, March 19, 1999 — The best means to tackle obesity in young people is to encourage them to exercise rather than go on a diet, say researchers from Australia. This advice is based on a study of nearly 2,000 boys and girls 14- 15 years old conducted by Dr. George Patton and his colleagues […]

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Drinking Too Much Water While Exercising Can Be Dangerous

Drinking Too Much Water While Exercising Can Be Dangerous

We’ve all learned that fluid replacement is critical to replace fluids lost when exercising, but drinking pure water exclusively isn’t the safest choice for those who participate in very strenuous or long-duration exercise. When significant amounts of fluid are lost through high-intensity exercise, replacement with water alone can lead to a chemical imbalance in the […]

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Bicycle Safety: Safe Cycling

Bicycle Safety: Safe Cycling

Medical Author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MDMedical Editor: Barbara K. Hecht, PhD According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), each year more than 700 people are killed and over 500,000 are treated in emergency rooms as a result of bicycling injuries in the U.S. Children between the ages of 5 and 14 are […]

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Arthritis Foot Care – It’s In the Shoes

Arthritis Foot Care – It’s In the Shoes

Many forms of arthritis commonly affect the feet. When they do, walking can be difficult and painful. Osteoarthritis frequently causes degeneration of the cartilage and bony spurs at the base of the big toe. This is what leads to bunions. Wider shoes may be necessary. High-heeled and pointed shoes should be avoided since they can […]