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  1. Alcohol a Motivator for Exercise?

    Sept. 1, 2009 -- People who drink alcoholic beverages on a regular basis may be more likely than teetotalers to exercise -- and the more they drink, the more likely they are to work out, a new study shows. “A possible motivation is that people who consume alcohol recognize that it contains a fair nu

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  2. Rock Climbing Lands More People in ER

    July 24, 2009 -- As rock climbing gets more popular, emergency room doctors are seeing an increase in injuries from the sport. A new study shows a 63% increase in the annual number of injuries treated in U.S. emergency departments from 1990 to 2007. The most common injury? Fractures (29%) and strain

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  3. Strenuous Exercise Linked to Memory Loss

    July 15, 2009 (Vienna, Austria) -- A warning to female marathoners: Long-term strenuous activity may lead to memory loss. In a new study, women who regularly engaged in exercises like running, swimming laps, or calisthenics for decades experienced a significant decline in memory, recall, and other b

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  4. 24 Hours of Fat Burning From Exercise?

    May 28, 2009 -- Many of us get through a tough workout by thinking about the fat burning that will occur during the exercise and for the next 24 hours or so. After all, that's the widely held belief: Regular workouts turn us into extraordinary fat burners. Not so, at least not for moderate-intensity

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  5. Which City Is America's Fittest?

    May 26, 2009 -- Washington, D.C., tops the American College of Sports Medicine's new list of America's fittest cities. The list is based on personal factors -- including the percentage of residents who smoke, are obese, get regular physical activity, eat at least five servings of fruits and vegetabl

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  6. Do Antioxidants Curb an Exercise Benefit?

    May 11, 2009 -- Taking antioxidant supplements -- specifically, vitamin C and vitamin E pills -- may dull one of the benefits of exercise, new research shows. The exercise benefit in question is better sensitivity to insulin, a hormone that regulates blood sugar. The new study shows that when health

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  7. Beware Bursting Fitness Balls

    April 17, 2009 -- EB Brands is recalling about 3 million fitness balls -- those large, inflatable balls that people use for crunches and other exercises -- after getting 47 reports of fitness balls that burst because of overinflation. Reported injuries related to the recalled fitness balls include a

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  8. Exercise Prescription Coming Your Way?

    April 17, 2009 -- The next time you see your doctor, he or she might do more than just tell you to get some exercise -- they could pick up their prescription pad and prescribe exercise. Exercise prescriptions get inactive adults moving, a new study shows. The study, published in this week's Archives

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  9. Muscles Sore After Exercise? Sip Caffeine

    April 2, 2009 -- Caffeine eases the muscle pains of exercising, new research shows, suggesting coffee might literally be a brew that promotes health. University of Illinois researchers found that caffeine intake is associated with pain reduction in both young men who take in lots of caffeine and als

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  10. Optimal Pace Solves Runners' Riddle

    March 31, 2009 -- When your gym teacher told you to run a mile, you wondered whether it was better to go fast and get it over with or go slow and try to conserve energy. Which approach would make you more tired? The answer to this riddle, according to a new study, is that each person has an optimal

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