Health

Targeted efforts do not alter outcomes in healthy elderly

(HealthDay)—In elderly adults, vitamin D supplementation, omega-3 supplementation, and strength training, individually or in combination, do not improve clinical outcomes, according to a study published in the Nov. 10 issue ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Researchers study strength-training gender gap, possible solutions

Strength training is an important part of any exercise routine, but some women may not be getting the recommended hours. New Penn State research discovered some of the barriers preventing women from strength training, as ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Compression garments reduce strength loss after training

Regular training enhances your strength, but recovery is equally important. Elastic bandages and compression garments are widely used in sports to facilitate recovery and prevent injuries. Now, a research team from Tohoku ...

Health

Exercise and nutrition regimen benefits physical, cognitive health

Researchers studied the effects of a 12-week exercise regimen on 148 active-duty Air Force airmen, half of whom also received a twice-daily nutrient beverage that included protein; the omega-3 fatty acid, DHA; lutein; phospholipids; ...

Neuroscience

Lifting weights makes your nervous system stronger, too

Gym-goers may get frustrated when they don't see results from weightlifting right away, but their efforts are not in vain: the first few weeks of training strengthen the nervous system, not muscles. New research published ...

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