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  1. Milk: The Best Muscle-Builder?

    Aug. 8, 2007 -- Drink milk after your weight training workouts, and you may gain more muscle and lose more body fat than if you drink a soy or carbohydrate drink, according to the results of a new study. Researchers compared the effects of drinking nonfat milk, a soy protein drink, or a carbohydrate

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  2. Move It! New Exercise Guidelines

    Aug. 8, 2007 -- New exercise guidelines make it crystal clear: To be healthy, you gotta move. That's more than a Rolling Stones lyric -- it's a minimum requirement for health, says an expert panel from the American Heart Association and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). In 1995, the CD

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  3. Football Leads Youth Sports Injuries

    July 26, 2007 -- Two new studies highlight the risk of youth sports injuries that student athletes may experience on the playing field. One of the new studies focuses on football injuries in high school and college football players. The other study tracks traumatic head injuries in various sports. S

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  4. Fitness Plan: Rest to Burn More Fat

    July 20, 2007 -- Looking to burn fat through exercise? Resting during your workout may help, Japanese researchers report. Here's the fat-burning fitness plan they tested: Exercise for 30 minutes, take a 20 minute break, and finish with another 30 minutes of exercise. That revs up fat metabolism even

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  5. Nintendo Game Sparks Acute ‘Wiitis’

    June 6, 2007 -- Spending too much time playing simulated sports with video games may lead to real pain and sore muscles, researchers say. A letter in The New England Journal of Medicine details the first documented case of acute “Wiiitis” caused by extended play on the Nintendo Wii video game system

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  6. Parenthood Squashes Workout Time

    June 1, 2007 -- Getting married doesn't affect workout habits much, but becoming a parent definitely makes people more sedentary, according to a new study that followed more than 800 people over two years. While new parents may feel like they are always on the go, their physical activity levels -- i

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  7. Fitness in Less Time Than You Think

    May 15, 2007 -- Short on time for exercise? Getting fitter may not put as much of a dent in your schedule as you think. A new study shows that it may take as little as 72 minutes of moderate exercise per week to improve aerobic fitness. That's nearly half the minimum amount of moderate exercise reco

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  8. Drinking Fluids Doesn't Cool Runners

    May 10, 2007 - Drinking fluids during a race doesn't keep long-distance runners cool, a study set in the steamy Singapore Army Half-Marathon shows. Runners are often encouraged to drink lots of water during a long-distance race. Data from earlier studies have questioned that strategy. Proof has been

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  9. Spotting Sudden Death Risk in Athletes

    March 14, 2007 -- A 12-step screening process may help prevent sudden death among young athletes. New guidelines issued by the American Heart Association recommend asking young athletes a series of questions about their personal and family medical history as well as performing a physical exam to rev

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  10. Get Fit, Improve Memory?

    March 13, 2007 -- Want a sharper memory? Lace up your sneakers. Exercise may boost memory, and a new study shows how. The researchers found that exercise boosts blood flow to a brain area involved in memory -- even in people who aren't in top shape. Three months of exercise was all it took for peopl

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