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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.
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.

Obesity Can Worsen Muscle, Bone Loss, Study Finds

Obesity comes with many health risks, and a newly identified syndrome known as "osteosarcopenic obesity" that associates the deterioration of bone density and muscle mass with obesity may explain how many obese people experience problems that put them at a higher risk of falling and breaking bones.

Read more: Obesity Can Worsen Muscle, Bone Loss, Study Finds

 

Exercise & Springtime Allergies

If you suffer from springtime allergies, you know if can be difficult to carry on everyday activities outdoors, let alone to exercise at your peak level.

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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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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.

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

   

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.

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

   

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.

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

   

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