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The value of strength training

(HealthDay)—Strength training—also called resistance training or, simply, weightlifting—isn't just for those muscular bodybuilders at the gym.

Oct 09, 2017
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When it comes to exercise, quality trumps quantity

(HealthDay)—You've probably heard that you need to get at least 150 minutes of moderate exercise every week. But a study published in the Journal of Applied Physiology suggests that a mix of different types of exercise ...

Sep 23, 2017
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Styling a home gym

(HealthDay)—Whether it's a matter of cost or convenience, you might want to opt out of a fitness facility and opt to work out in the comfort of your own home.

Sep 20, 2017
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Getting physical with a personal trainer

(HealthDay)—You might think that hiring a personal trainer is a luxury reserved for the rich. But even just a few sessions can add up to big fitness gains and a great return on investment in yourself, according to the American ...

Sep 08, 2017
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Anti-inflammatory drugs can inhibit muscle growth

The long-term use of over-the-counter (OTC) anti-inflammatory drugs can inhibit muscle growth in young, healthy individuals engaging in weight training, according to a new study from Karolinska Institutet, reporting on the ...

Aug 29, 2017
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Stretches: the forgotten exercise

(HealthDay)—Along with aerobic and strength training, stretching is an important part of every workout routine. But many people make the mistake of skipping this key step or doing certain stretches at the wrong time.

Aug 07, 2017
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Why strength depends on more than muscle

A recent study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has given new meaning to the concept of brain power by suggesting that physical strength might stem as much from exercising the nervous system as the muscles it controls.

Jul 10, 2017
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Take a new view of yoga

(HealthDay)—Want to add strength training, flexibility, and even stress reduction to your fitness plan?

Jul 05, 2017
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