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The Surprising Benefits of Weight Training

The Surprising Benefits of Weight Training

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News FRIDAY, Oct. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The most common misconception about weight training is that it adds bulky muscle mass, a fear of some women. While elite male lifters can — and want to — get very developed, for most people the result is simply […]

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Is Online Fitness Training Right for You?

Is Online Fitness Training Right for You?

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News TUESDAY, Oct. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — You say that you can’t get to the gym or afford to hire your own personal trainer, but you want a routine made just for you. It might not be mission impossible after all. Why not consider online fitness […]

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Health Tip: Getting Too Much Exercise

Health Tip: Getting Too Much Exercise

(HealthDay News) — For many people, moderate-intensity exercise throughout the week is recommended, says MedlinePlus. Latest Exercise & Fitness News Walking During Work Meetings Bring Benefits How to Exercise on ‘Rest and Recovery’ Days Health Tip: Treating a Charley Horse Weight-Free Strength Training Health Tip: Benefits of Fitness Boxing Want More News? Sign Up for […]

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Turf Toe

Turf Toe

What is turf toe? Turf toe refers to a sprain of the big toe joint. Turf toe is an injury to the underside of the big toe and joint at the base of the big toe. This joint, the first metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint, is commonly known as the “ball of the foot.” Turf toe is […]

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Say Yes to Foam Roller Workouts

Say Yes to Foam Roller Workouts

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News WEDNESDAY, Oct. 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Foam rollers are great tools for improving range of motion before a workout and easing soreness as part of the cooldown after exercise. Rollers come in different densities. As a general guideline, choose low-density if you’re a beginner or […]

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Health Tip: Making the Most of Workouts

Health Tip: Making the Most of Workouts

(HealthDay News) — Fitting regular exercise into your daily schedule can improve your health and fitness, and reduce your risk for disease, says MedlinePlus. From yoga to weightlifting, there are many types of exercise to choose from. Latest Exercise & Fitness News To make the most of workouts, MedlinePlus suggests: Choose activities that work many […]

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How to Get Ready Mentally for Your First Competition

How to Get Ready Mentally for Your First Competition

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News MONDAY, Sept. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — You’ve signed up for your first fitness event and you’ve mapped out your training schedule for success. Now add mental preparation to the plan. It’s essential because the very physical training that gets your body into shape for competition […]

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Extreme Exercise Might Dull the Brain, Study Says

Extreme Exercise Might Dull the Brain, Study Says

Latest Exercise & Fitness News THURSDAY, Sept. 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Excessive exercise can tire out your brain to the point that you have trouble making decisions, a new study claims. The findings show that despite the benefits of endurance sports, an excessive training load can have ill effects on your brain, French researchers […]

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Health Tip: Using Fitness Trackers

Health Tip: Using Fitness Trackers

(HealthDay News) — Fitness trackers can be great tools for improving heart health, says the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Depending on what’s most comfortable for you, potential fitness trackers include pedometers, smartphone tracking apps or wearable devices. Latest Exercise & Fitness News Walking During Work Meetings Bring Benefits How to Exercise on ‘Rest […]