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Good Biomechanics & Running There is much more to using good form in running than just aesthetics. At the top of the list of reasons are efficient and economical movement and injury prevention.
Putting Energy Balance in Perspective "All things in moderation." This familiar and oft-used phrase in its many variations is believed to date from ancient times and its relevance continues to resonate in many aspects of life today.
Resistance Exercise Form & Function When it comes to resistance exercise, function and form are fundamentally intertwined. Understanding the function of each exercise helps with proper form, and observing proper form helps ensure things function as they should.
CDC Report Rates States on Physical Activity A new report from the CDC rates the progress of health professionals in urging Americans to be more active physically and the efforts of policy makers in helping do just that.

Taking the Blood Pressure Control Challenge

Adults in the United States experience 1.5 million heart attacks and strokes each year. The good news is that many of the major risk factors for these conditions can be prevented and controlled.

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Motivations for Exercise Vary by Age, Study Finds

What's My Motivation? That classic phrase, often attributed to the 'method' school of acting, applies just as well to exercise, no matter what 'school' one follows. The results of one recent study suggest that motivation for exercising varies by age group, from teens to baby boomers.

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Does Exercise Help Us Put up with Pain Better?

We've all heard the phrase 'no pain, no gain', yet a new study has shown that the act of exercising itself could shape our ability to tolerate the very discomfort that accompanies it.

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For Heart Attack Survivors, more Exercise not Always Better

Heart attack survivors are urged to exercise on a regular basis to improve cardiac health, but new research suggests it may be possible for them to get too much of a good thing.

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How Complex Does an RT Routine need to be, anyway?

A new study into Pre-Exhaustion training challenges the notion that a high amount of effort at the end of a set of repetitions is any more beneficial than just performing resistance training exercises with a high intensity of effort as part of any strength training protocol.

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Running Some Still Much Better than None: Study

Engaging in vigorous activities like running for just a few minutes a day or at slow speeds could reduce a person's risk of death from cardiovascular disease to a significant degree compared to someone who doesn't exercise regularly according to the findings of a new study.

Read more: Running Some Still Much Better than None: Study

   

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