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Eat Your Veggies (& Fruits, too)! Achieving fitness goals means making smart choices about diet as well as exercise. If you ignore the importance of what you eat, the benefits of exercise will meet with only limited results.
More Rest May Be Best Muscle fatigue in resistance training often has more than a single cause. Understanding some several of the more prominent causes of muscular fatigue and inhibitors of performance can lead to a plan of action for better performance.
Using Periodization in Strength Training When an existing strength training regimen becomes dull, boring, lackluster - in short, too routine - it might be time to shake things up using periodized training.
'Back' to the Basics Proper care of the back involves a balance of strength, flexibility, and posture. These basic elements working together provide the necessary adaptability to avoid injuries while progressing toward fitness goals.

What Color is Your Air Quality?

When a forecast calls for a code red day on the air quality index, what does that mean for your outdoor exercise plans?

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Resistance Exercise for Weight Management

Resistance exercise has a lot more to offer than just increases in muscle size and strength. It can be an integral part of a weight loss and/or management program. Here's why.

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Study Shows Why Endurance Sports are good for Motor Neurons, too

Participating in endurance sports not only changes the condition and fitness of muscles but also improves the connections between nerve cells and muscle fibers, a new study has found.

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Cardio Fitness Level in Young Adulthood Could be Good Predictor of Cognitive Health in Middle Age

We tend to think of the health benefits of being physically active in young adulthood as being primarily physical. But the results of a recently published study suggest that these benefits carry over into cognitive health - and those on into middle age.

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Older Adults Who Build Muscle more Likely to Live Longer, Study Suggests

To the list of the many health benefits of building lean body mass, it may be time to tack on yet another: According to a recently published study, the more muscle mass older people have, the less likely they are to die prematurely.

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Large Waist Size Linked to Large Health Risks, Study Says

Having a big waist has also has some big ramifications that go beyond outward appearance. It's bad for a person's health, even for someone with a healthy body mass index (BMI), a new multi-national study has found.

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