Health

How to find your best exercise style

(HealthDay)—Are you trapped in an exercise routine that's good for your body, but isn't motivating your spirit? It's time to find your exercise style.

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How to prevent exercise accidents

(HealthDay)—It's great to challenge yourself to keep workouts interesting, but you need to take steps to avoid injury whether you're new to exercise or a seasoned veteran.

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Can racquet sports give you a fitter, longer life?

(HealthDay)—When you think of effective cardio exercise, the activities most likely to come to mind are aerobics classes, running, swimming and cycling. But racquet sports like tennis may hold even greater benefits, according ...

Health

Faith-based fitness programs: What's in it for you?

(HealthDay)—Faith-based fitness is on the rise, according to trend-watchers at the American Council on Exercise, with many churches, mosques, synagogues and temples developing programs that promote health and wellness.

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Gym class memories can influence adults' exercise habits

(HealthDay)—Memories of school gym class may affect a person's exercise habits today, according to a study published in the Aug. 15 issue of the Translational Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine.

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Mandatory exercise at the office, Sweden's latest craze

Workers spending their lunch break at the gym may be commonplace in most Western countries, but in Sweden some employers are pushing the idea even further, making on-the-job exercise compulsory.

Neuroscience

Dance your way to a healthier aging brain

(HealthDay)—Dance classes may beat traditional exercise when it comes to improving older adults' balance—and it might enhance brain areas related to memory and learning along the way.

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Yoga in menopause may help insomnia, but not hot flashes

Taking a 12-week yoga class and practicing at home was linked to less insomnia—but not to fewer or less bothersome hot flashes or night sweats. The link between yoga and better sleep was the only statistically significant ...

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