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Could Exercise Make You Smarter?

Could Exercise Make You Smarter?

April 30, 2013 | by

Recent research suggests that exercise could improve brain function and memory, and help stave off the cognitive impairment commonly associated with old age.

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4 Ways to Increase Nitric Oxide Naturally for a Better Workout, Sex, & Heart Health

4 Ways to Increase Nitric Oxide Naturally for a Better Workout, Sex, & Heart Health

April 27, 2013 | by

There are far safer and natural ways to boost nitric oxide for a better workout, sex, and heart health than to take supplements. Here are 4 ways.

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Vitamin C Reduces Duration, Severity of Colds in Athletes

Vitamin C Reduces Duration, Severity of Colds in Athletes

April 25, 2013 | by

A recent study published in The Cochrane Library offered some insight into how Vitamin C could play an important role in protecting the physically stressed immune systems of endurance athletes.

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Exercise Shown to Help Suppress Smoking Cravings

Exercise Shown to Help Suppress Smoking Cravings

February 10, 2013 | by

Interestingly, exercise is often touted as a way to reduce nicotine cravings, but it takes a dedicated exercise routine to see the benefits.

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How Regular Exercise can Help with Diabetes

How Regular Exercise can Help with Diabetes

January 24, 2013 | by

Regular exercise could be a natural and effective way to help treat diabetes. A study conducted with diabetic Hispanic men and women undergoing a strength training routine found that within 16 weeks there was dramatic improvement with their sugar control.

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Brisk Walking May Help Men With Prostate Cancer, Study Finds

Brisk Walking May Help Men With Prostate Cancer, Study Finds

January 22, 2013 | by

We know walking is good for our health – duh! The benefits of walking are numerous, with the activity helping to extend life, reduce stroke, prevent heart attacks, and improve overall wellness. In addition, a joint study conducted by the University of California at San Francisco and the Harvard School of Public Health reports a connection between brisk walking and a lowered risk of prostate cancer advancement.

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15 Minutes Daily Exercise Adds 3 Years to Life, is ‘Bare Minimum for Health’

15 Minutes Daily Exercise Adds 3 Years to Life, is ‘Bare Minimum for Health’

January 4, 2013 | by

In our inactive society, most people simply aren’t exercising enough to support their own health. However, contrary to what some people may think, findings show that just 15 minutes of daily exercise can increase life expectancy by 3 years while cutting your risk of “all-cause” death rates by 14%. This is good news for many who claim not to have enough time to exercise.

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Research Shows Muscle Building Slashes Diabetes Risk

Research Shows Muscle Building Slashes Diabetes Risk

December 9, 2012 | by

There is even more good news for those who exercise, and especially for those building muscle mass. Research has indicated that bulking up a bit may help protect against insulin resistance while slashing your risk of developing type-2 diabetes. While pumping iron may not be everyone’s activity of choice, a little strength training goes a long way when it comes to boosting metabolism, building muscle, and increasing overall quality of health.

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Balancing Exercises Could End up Saving You Later in Life

Balancing Exercises Could End up Saving You Later in Life

November 16, 2012 | by

Everyone knows that becoming fit and exercising regularly has everlasting positive effects on the body and even the mind. Research has even revealed that just a few minutes of exercise is powerful enough to alter your DNA (in a good way). But one key exercise-related topic no one seems to be talking about is balance – something that gradually diminishes as you age. Being able to balance could save you later in life.

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93-Year-Old Bodybuilder Beats Others Decades Younger (Video)

93-Year-Old Bodybuilder Beats Others Decades Younger (Video)

November 1, 2012 | by

In an inspiring display of what the human body can do when properly nourished and challenged, a 93 year old bodybuilder performed perform 57 dips, 61 chin-ups, 48 abdominal crunches and 50 push-ups.

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