News tagged with strength

Poorer health influences muscle strength in later life

Older people with poorer health are more likely to have weaker muscles and experience a decline in muscle strength more quickly than their healthier peers, according to a new study carried out at the University of Southampton.

Nov 16, 2017
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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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Menopause and estrogen affect muscle function

According to a study conducted at the University of Jyväskylä, estrogen acts as a regulator of muscle energy metabolism and muscle cell viability. Menopause leads to the cessation of ovarian estrogen production concurrent ...

Oct 03, 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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