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Excessive Dieting and Exercising

Strict Dieting and Excessive Exercising: How Do They Affect Your Health? Modern people live in stressful times. We are constantly barraged by new information, connected to our devices such as phones and computers, and have too little time for anything else except our jobs and household chores. Realizing the pressure of everyday lives, many people […]

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Exercise in our Fast Paced Lives

-B. Arora As soon as we hear or read the word exercise, the first thing that comes to our mind is crunches, weight lifting, push-ups, pull-ups and other such workouts that make us drip. But, this not what exercise is all about. Such workout or weight training does help us in building our physique, but […]

The Benefits Of Exercise

When we talk about exercise, we nearly always refer to physical exercise. Exercise is the physical exertion of the body – making the body do a physical activity which results in a healthy or healthier level of physical fitness and both physical and mental health. In other words, exercise aims to maintain or enhance our […]

New Drug Delivers “Fitness”

A New Drug Delivers “Fitness” Without the Workout Take a pill and simulate the effects of exercise. By Nicholas Bakalar It sounds too good to be true, but scientists announced in August that they have found drugs that simulate the effects of exercise. Endurance training alters metabolic processes in muscle fiber, increasing the expression of […]

Myofascial Pain in Athletes

Myofascial Pain in Athletes Voluntary, or skeletal, muscle is the largest single organ of the human body and accounts for nearly 50% of the body’s weight. The number of muscles in the body depends on the degree of subdivision that is considered and on the number of variable muscles that are included. Not counting heads, […]

Modify Breast Cancer Risk

Women Age 30+ Modify Breast Cancer Risk With Exercise Women over age 30 who regularly exercise decrease their chances of breast cancer, according to a study presented today at the American College of Sports Medicine’s 56th Annual Meeting in Seattle. The comprehensive study narrowed in on specific age ranges, surveying 4,296 women about their physical […]

Budgeted Exercise

Finding cheap exercise equipment Exercise may be tough to fit into a busy day, but outfitting your home gym is easier than you think. Your home gym can be as lavish (mega-machines and expensive cardio equipment) or as simple (a good pair of athletic shoes) as you like and, for the budget-minded, it doesn’t have […]