exercise

The Power of the Squat

What is the single best strength-building exercise many of us could be doing right this minute but almost certainly are not? Consult enough exercise scientists and the latest exercise research, and the answer would likely be a resounding: squats.

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The 7 Best Strength Exercises You’re Not Doing

Less than 25 percent of Americans over the age of 45 engage in strength-training exercises, which are actually among the most important exercises …

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The Real Cause of the ‘Runner’s High’

We’ve long credited endorphins for the euphoric feelings that can follow exercise. Mounting research, however, suggests an entirely different biochemical cause.

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Exercise Drops Odds of Being Infected & Dying, Scientists Find

A nationwide study involving 100,000 subjects from S. Korea finds that regular exercise is protective from COVID-19 illness and related mortality.

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How Often Should You Lift Weights for Optimum Heart Health?

There’s a reason we’re always touting the benefits of weightlifting. Not only does it make you feel good and look good, but it’s a sure-fire way to ironclad your cardiac health. Just two sets of bench presses can slash heart attack risk by 70 per cent.

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Toxic Chemicals in Your Yoga Pants?

While daily moderate exercise contributes to good health and has been found to lower the risk of cancer recurrence by up to 50 percent, did you know that your favorite yoga pants could be making you and everyone else sick?

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Teens Exercise Levels Alarmingly Low, Get As Little Exercise as 60 Year Olds

A new study conducted by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore looked at more than 12,500 people’s exercise habits by having them wear fitness trackers for a week. When they separated that data by age, they found something alarming about teenagers.

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