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Looking good and staying fit: What to look for in a wearable device

Starting each day with motivation to exercise can be a challenge. But imagine having the power to track and monitor your physical performance with ease, while reaching your best fitness potential. Imagine no more. Fitness technology...

source: By Yvette Craig
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When talking about resistance exercise, some people believe that women respond less than men in terms of muscle mass and strength gain, while others think that it may make women look bulky. Therefore, many women tend to avoid doing resistance exercise. However, the benefits...

source: The Eagle

Working out and getting fit do not always mean trudging on the treadmill or lifting weights mechanically for countless minutes, especially for older adults. A recent Scottish study from Abertay University appearing in the Journal of the...

source: Guardian Liberty Voice

Sports performance was once thought to be enhanced by practices, such as drinking cognac before an Olympic marathon run. Thankfully, today's nutrition strategies are more scientific and properly researched. Refueling after exercise is important for maintaining adequate energy...

source: The Conversation

Physically fit sixth-graders — especially girls — are less likely to report feeling depressed when they reach seventh grade, according to a study. Even when researchers considered existing symptoms of depression and weight,...

source: American Psychological Association via ScienceDaily

You can achieve weight loss by adding just a small amount of beans or other pulses to your diet, according to a new study. Beans, along with lentils, chickpeas and peas, provide several important weight management and other health benefits. To get the latest skinny on beans...

source:'s health writer Lexi Petronis writes: "Pre-workout, I've noticed there are certain things that work for me: a banana with peanut butter, plenty of water the night before and gentle stretching. But your post-workout ritual is just as important as your pre-workout....

source: via Yahoo Health


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