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Avoid These Top 5 Workout Myths


Do you know the health and fitness industry is plagued by an over abundance of workout myths? A myth is a fiction or half truth, especially one that forms part of an ideology. Rob tells Jen about a new fitness program that is suppose to deliver amazing results; Jen tells Ted, and Ted then tells Pam, but only half of what Rob said.

Burn that Fat - The Most Efficient and Effective Exercise Yet Devised by Man!


Rebounding: Health and Fitness BenefitsAs quoted by NASA, rebounding is "the most efficient and effective exercise yet devised by man". It is an excellent, non-impact, aerobic excercise gained by bouncing on a mini-trampoline.

Top 10 Exercise Mistakes and How To Fix Them


This is a list of ten common mistakes made during exercise. Quite often the exerciser and even the personal trainer or coach is unaware of these mistakes, decreasing the effectiveness of the exercise and even risking injury.

Super Charge Your Metabolism


1. Cardio in Combination with Strength Training- If you need to combine your cardio with Strength training then do your Cardio AFTER your Resistance Training workout.

The Truth About Lactate and Exercise


For years exercise scientists and physiologists have preached that lactate/lactic acid build-up in the muscle is the direct cause of muscle fatigue and a decrease in performance. It is proposed that lactate builds up in the muscle cells during intense exercise and literally "poisons" them, essentially shutting down activity biochemically by reducing the pH or increasing the acidity level.

Exercise & Motivation, Part 2: Overcoming Inertia & Getting Started


In the first article in this series (http://tinyurl.com/8ztbo), we gave you an overview of the stages of change in Prochaska's Transtheoretical model.

Six Simple Strategies to Turn Your Walks into Workouts


If You are already fitness walking several times a week - great! Now its time to step it up a bit. Here are 6 ways to turn your walks into workouts.

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New York Times (blog)

Ask Well: Exercise and Weight Loss
New York Times (blog)
Minute for minute, you will expend more energy and therefore burn more calories if you exercise intensely rather than moderately. In other words, running for 30 minutes uses more calories than walking for that same half hour. I suspect, though, that ...



New York Times

For Those Stuck in the Terminal, an Opportunity to Exercise
New York Times
PHILADELPHIA β€” Dana Donofree had half an hour to wait for her flight to Atlanta and decided to use the time by working out β€” in a terminal at Philadelphia International Airport. Sitting on an exercise bike in Terminal D on a recent morning, Ms ...
For Passengers Stuck in the Terminal, an Opportunity to ExerciseNDTV

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ABC News

Why 6 Seconds of Exercise Can Be as Worthwhile as 90 Minutes
ABC News
It's possible these results might translate to younger folks, said Michele Olson, an exercise science professor and researcher at Auburn University in Alabama. β€œEven a little activity can increase the efficiency of your heart and lead to more energy ...
Exercise: Why 6 Seconds Can Be as Worthwhile as 90 MinutesmyCentralOregon.com

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Extra Exercise Could Help Depressed Smokers Quit
WebMD
For the study, published recently in Nicotine & Tobacco Research, the researchers said they examined quit-smoking programs for people with depression, looking for the effect of exercise against relapse and on withdrawal symptoms. They also reviewed ...

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BBC News

Six seconds of exercise 'can transform health'
BBC News
Short six-second bursts of vigorous exercise have the potential to transform the health of elderly people, say researchers in Scotland. A pilot study involving 12 pensioners showed going all-out in very short bursts, reduced blood pressure and improved ...
How Two Minutes of Exercise Could Keep You Healthy in Old AgeCare2.com
Exercise Not Just For The Youth; Short High-Intensity Workouts Can 'Transform ...Medical Daily
Exercising 6 Seconds At A Time Yields Benefits: ReportInternational Business Times
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The Real Danger of 'Too Much Exercise'
Huffington Post
While studies claiming that too much exercise can be harmful are small and rife with anecdotes, they have attracted widespread media attention, leading to headlines in major news outlets like "One Running Shoe in the Grave," "Too Much Exercise May be a ...

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New York Times (blog)

Running 5 Minutes a Day Has Long-Lasting Benefits
New York Times (blog)
Running for as little as five minutes a day could significantly lower a person's risk of dying prematurely, according to a large-scale new study of exercise and mortality. The findings suggest that the benefits of even small amounts of vigorous ...

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Stuck in the airport? Ride the exercise bike
Philadelphia Business Journal
But now Philadelphia International Airport has a new offering β€” exercise. The New York Times reports that the airport has installed exercise bikes in Terminal D. There's no gym, shower or locker rooms β€” and since the exercise is low impact folks can ...



You Can Now Exercise While Waiting for Your Flight at PHL
Philadelphia Magazine (blog)
In a gym that's been moving around the terminals this summer, there are now exercise bikes and elliptical machines! The pilot program is just for the summer, though an airport spokesman says there is an indication the bikes could become a permanent ...



Exercise, and you can save
Stockton Record
I didn't think you could sweat in a swimming pool. But if you're peddling an aqua bike, you can. I had been taking aqua aerobic classes for some time, but as I was looking through my county's parks and recreation catalog for fitness classes, I saw they ...

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