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IS RESISTANCE TRAINING BETTER THAN AEROBIC EXERCISE FOR IMPROVING BODY COMPOSITION?

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By: fitgreystrong.com It is often assumed that the best type of exercise – for treating obesity and therefore reducing current widespread levels of societal adiposity – is to preferentially increase aerobic or cardiorespiratory physical activity rather than resistance exercise or training. This assumption is based on the premise that aerobic-based exercise substantially increases total daily energy expenditure (TDEE) compared to …

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Being Fit May Be as Good for You as Not Smoking

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By Gretchen Reynolds from NY Times Being in shape may be as important to a long life as not smoking, according to an interesting new study of the links between fitness and mortality. The study also explores whether there is any ceiling to the benefits of fitness — whether, in essence, you can exercise too much. The answer, it found, is …

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This Is the Secret Benefit of Exercising Outdoors in the Summer

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By Diana Bruk If you work out in hot weather, science says you’ll burn more fat and build more muscle than if you did the same routine at cooler temperatures. Thanks to a recent study, we know that people burn more calories when they exercise in the cold than in comfortable temperatures, due to a process called thermogenesis, a metabolic activity that burns …

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Why Exercise Is So Important For Men’s Mental Health

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By: exerciseright.com.au It’s an incredibly terrible fact to know that suicide is in the top ten causes for death among Australian men, and it’s a statistic that shows no sign of slowing. We all know that exercise is good for our bodies, but do we actually take the time to think about how physical exercise can make us feel stronger mentally. …

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Exercise and Chronic Pain

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By: spineuniverse.com 4 reasons why exercise and activity help relieve chronic back pain. Exercise may be the last thing you want to do when you have chronic back pain because it seems to add to your pain. But if you don’t exercise, your body gets out of shape—muscles lose their conditioning, for example—and your pain actually increases because your body …

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GLUTEUS MEDIUS – THE BUTT OF ALL PROBLEMS

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By: exerciseright.com.au The gluteal muscles provide great power in the human body. However, weakness of one key muscle can lead to injury risk and reduced power generation. The gluteal muscle group is comprised of the gluteus maximus, medius and minimus, and is a very powerful muscle group of the human body, controlling many of the major movements of the hip. …

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Strength vs. Cardio Workout: What is the best for Women’s Health?

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By: madnessmedia.net This cardio versus weight training debate has been thrust back into focus following a study published in January 2017 in the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. A group of researchers led analysed data from the Women’s Health Study (WHS), which was a randomised trial conducted from 1992 to 2004 with 39,876 healthy female participants aged …

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Cold temperatures could reduce obesity and type 2 diabetes

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By: Jack Woodfield, diabetes.co.uk Being exposed to cold temperatures for a long period of time could reduce the risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes, researchers say. Scientists from the University of Tokyo and Tohoku University believe this link involves the way temperature affects the role of fat cells in the body. In a new study using mice, the researchers assessed how fat …

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Australia endures ‘epidemic’ of preventable ACL injuries

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By: The Age Newspaper, Aisha Dow John Roumeliotis’ promising football career was almost over before it had begun. At 18 years old, the Epworth teenager had already suffered three crippling injuries to his anterior cruciate ligament, commonly known as the ACL. The third time, he hadn’t even returned to playing when he snapped his ACL jumping for a mark at …