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Is Interval Training the Fountain of Youth?

Is Interval Training the Fountain of Youth?

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News TUESDAY, June 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) — High-intensity interval training (HIIT) is an exercise technique done by alternating short bursts of all-out effort in an aerobic activity with periods done at a very slow pace. HIIT has many benefits, not the least of which is being […]

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Exercise Rates Rising for Urban, Rural Americans: CDC

Exercise Rates Rising for Urban, Rural Americans: CDC

By E.J. MundellHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News THURSDAY, June 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The trend towards Americans getting off their couches and into gyms is hitting city and country folk alike, according to a new report. Overall, the percentage of all adults who now meet or exceed federal exercise guidelines rose from […]

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Workouts: A Prescription to Ease Severe Chronic Anxiety?

Workouts: A Prescription to Ease Severe Chronic Anxiety?

By Kayla McKiskiHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News THURSDAY, June 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Everyone experiences anxious moments now and then. But for those with Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), the worry is frequent and overwhelming, often interfering with everyday activities. Now, a small study suggests that these burdensome feelings can be quelled with […]

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Surprising Ways Owning a Dog Is Good for Your Health

Surprising Ways Owning a Dog Is Good for Your Health

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News WEDNESDAY, June 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Apart from the sheer fun of owning a pet, having a dog enhances well-being and even personal growth in many ways. Caring for a dog teaches kids responsibility and offers everyone in the family unconditional love. Many studies have […]

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Cyclobenzaprine vs. Valium (diazepam)

Cyclobenzaprine vs. Valium (diazepam)

Cyclobenzaprine vs. Valium: What’s the difference? Cyclobenzaprine and Valium (diazepam) are used to relieve muscle spasms. Cyclobenzaprine is used with rest and physical therapy for short-term relief of muscle spasms associated with acute painful muscle and skeletal conditions. Valium is mainly used to treat anxiety, for sedation during surgery, and for the treatment of agitation, […]

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Cyclobenzaprine vs. Xanax (alprazolam)

Cyclobenzaprine vs. Xanax (alprazolam)

Cyclobenzaprine vs. Xanax: What’s the difference? Cyclobenzaprine and Xanax (alprazolam) are used to relieve muscle spasms. Cyclobenzaprine is used with rest and physical therapy for short-term relief of muscle spasms associated with acute painful muscle and skeletal conditions. Xanax is mainly used to treat anxiety disorders and panic attacks. Brand names for cyclobenzaprine include Flexeril, […]

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Cyclobenzaprine vs. Zanaflex

Cyclobenzaprine vs. Zanaflex

Cyclobenzaprine vs. Zanaflex: What’s the difference? Cyclobenzaprine and Zanaflex (tizanidine) are muscle relaxants used to relieve muscle spasms associated with painful muscle and skeletal conditions. Cyclobenzaprine is used with rest and physical therapy for short-term relief of muscle spasms associated with acute painful muscle and skeletal conditions while Zanaflex is used for the treatment and […]

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Human Endurance May Have Its Limits: Study

Human Endurance May Have Its Limits: Study

Latest Exercise & Fitness News WEDNESDAY, June 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The human mind and body are capable of great things, but even the best can hit a wall, new research suggests. In endurance challenges such as the Ironman triathlon or the Tour de France bicycle race, everyone has the same maximum level of […]