Category Archives: Exercise

Long-term exercise by older adults tied to lower risk of falls

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Older adults who have exercised regularly for at least a year may be less likely to experience falls or related injuries than their less active peers, a research review suggests. Researchers analyzed data from 40 clinical trials with a total of 21,868 adults who were 73 years old on…
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Lifting Heavy Can Help You Unlock Your Endurance Potential

For many years, endurance athletes stayed away from lifting weights, thinking that time in the gym was going to add bulk to their frame, slowing them down. But as we learn more about strength training, athletes and coaches have found that strength training is not only beneficial; it’s necessary. Read the full story.
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