Gym Health News

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2/15/2017
Student-Athletes Don't Have to Be Hit By Injuries

Equipment safety, emergency training and time for recovery are key to avoiding trouble, experts say

4/6/2016
Intensive Exercise a Fountain of Youth for Aging Muscles

Study found muscle tissues of elderly athletes more robust and younger than those of non-athletic peers

7/16/2015
More Exercise = More Fat Loss for Older Women, Study Finds

Doubling the amount of time spent in heart-pumping workouts each week paid off after a year

2/5/2014
Shivering, Like Exercise, May Help Boost Weight Loss

When you shiver, your body converts white fat to healthier brown fat, study finds

8/7/2013
Fitness Club Best Place for Cardiac Arrest Survival: Study

Availability of automated external defibrillator may be key.

7/25/2013
Red Wine Supplement May Block Benefits of Exercise in Older Men

In small study, resveratrol undermined gains in blood pressure, cholesterol and aerobic fitness

5/23/2013
U.S. School Kids Should Get Hour of Exercise Daily: Report

Physical activity helps them do better academically and socially, experts say

5/12/2013
More Time in Gym Class Equals Stronger Kids

And fracture risk doesn't rise when physical activity clock is extended, study finds

2/26/2013
Health Tip: Work Out at the Right Speed for You

How to tell if you're overdoing it

2/10/2013
Everyday Activities May Have Same Health Benefits as Going to Gym

Study finds that more people who did short bouts of exercise met federal activity standards than those who went to gym

1/11/2013
Phys Ed Requirements Disappearing at 4-Year Colleges

Some students avoid alternatives such as fitness centers, researcher says

1/9/2013
Active Video Games May Boost Fitness in Younger Students

Study of inner-city school found traditional gym class more effective for older kids

12/17/2012
Hair Concerns May Discourage Exercise for Some Black Women

Survey found issues ranged from desire to maintain hairdos to scalp and breakage problems

9/18/2012
Exercise May Prevent Stress and Anxiety, Study Suggests

Moderate physical activity can help people manage daily stressors, researchers say

5/10/2012
Fitness in Middle Age Lowers Medical Costs Later: Study

Results suggest preventive efforts focusing on lifestyle choices are well aimed

3/13/2012
Cooler Hands Might Boost Your Workout, Study Suggests

Chilling device held in the palms helped obese women last longer, stick with exercise

1/11/2012
Covering Gym Fees Might Be Money Saver for Medicare

Medicare Advantage plans that do so lure healthier members, study suggests

12/27/2011
Get a Head Start on 2012 Fitness Resolutions

Tips for staying healthy through holiday travel, temptations

9/5/2011
Health Tip: Use Your Home Gym Safely

Suggestions to help avoid injury

9/2/2011
To Get Up and Get Moving, Joining a Gym Might Help

Classes, coaches, tracking and more can keep people on track, fitness expert says

5/5/2011
Cardiac Arrest Less Deadly in Exercise Facilities, Study Finds

50% of victims survived, compared with 36% in other indoor public places

3/4/2011
Risk of Drug-Resistant Staph Infection in Gym Low: Study

No MRSA found on equipment tested, so extensive cleaning not always necessary

8/3/2010
Dorm With Cafeteria May Boost College Weight Gain

Walking farther for meals seems to keep freshmen slimmer, study finds

10/7/2009
Nutrition Still Not 'A' Grade in U.S. Schools: Studies

Guidelines are helping, but more is needed to stem teen obesity, researchers say

9/21/2009
Exercise During Pregnancy Keeps Newborn Size Normal

Low-impact aerobics safe, beneficial throughout pregnancy, study suggests

7/29/2009
Intense Daily Workout May Keep Cancer at Bay

Thirty minutes a day cut risk in half in study of Finnish men

5/29/2009
Teens Likely to Trade Team Sports for Individual Exercise

Vigorous activity is less likely than walking or running as kids age, researchers say

7/2/2008
MRSA Infections Can Bug Fitness Buffs

Before heading to the gym, take simple steps to avoid the potentially deadly bacteria

11/25/2003
Pool Therapy May Ease Arthritis

Experts surprised by results of gym versus water exercise

8/2/2003
Mirrors Don't Reflect Kindly on Women Working Out

Having them adorn walls of exercise rooms dampens spirits of newcomers, study finds

4/23/2002
In Gym Dandee Shape

And how to stay that way