Heart Basics-What Everyone Should Know.

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The heart is the most important muscle in the body and everyone should know a little about this incredible...

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Women Who Exercise Can Reduce The Risk Of Colon Cancer

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Long-term physical activity decreased colon cancer risk for postmenopausal women in California Teachers...

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Even Light Exercise Helps Smokers Quit

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Even short bouts of light exercise such as strolling can help smokers quit by reducing cigarette cravings and withdrawal symptoms, say scientists at the University of Exeter in the...

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A Fat Cell Is For Life

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A joint study has found through applied carbon dating to DNA that the number of fat cells stay constant in adulthood no matter how thin or fat the individual is or how much weight they put on or...

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Arterial Fibrillation and Exercise

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Before going into the details of the effect exercise has on the condition Arterial Fibrillation it is important to have a basic understanding of what AF is. What is Arterial Fibrillation? Arterial Fibrillation is an irregular heart beat. It can be caused by a faulty heart valve, Thyroid disease, high blood pressure, heart failure and...

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Bodybuilder and Golds Gym Don’t See Eye to Eye.

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It all kicked off in Mumbai in India with bodybuilder Shashikant Hotkar, winner of the Mumbai Shree 2011 title, unceremoniously barred from entering the Golds Gym fitness training...

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Exercise and the Immune System

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Over the years research has conclusively proved that exercise effect’s the immune system. Too much can lower it, making you susceptible to colds, flu and a general feeling of malaise. However regular exercise performed sensibly has the opposite effect, boosting your immune system and protecting you from a range of ailments. No reputable person would...

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Could there be a fitness pill in the future?

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In 2008 scientists at the Salk Institute in California took mice that could only be described as coach potatoes and turned them into marathon mice after administering two specific...

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40% of Cancers Self Inflicted.

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Cancer Research UK has just released figures from a study carried out in 2010 that shows that 4 in 10 cancers could be prevented by changes in lifestyle. No surprise that smoking was the biggest cause of cancer contributing to over 20% of the total and responsible for an estimated 61,000 diagnoses. The main cancer...

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Your Energy Systems and How They Impact On Your Training

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Your body uses three basic energy systems and the system that your body utilizes depends on the type of training you do. If you understand how your energy systems work it may help you design a more effective exercise programme. The first thing to point out is that no energy system works alone but one...

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