Tag Archives: Exercise

  • January 19, 2015

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    The Super-Short Workout and Other Fitness Trends

    NYTimes. The big story in exercise science this year was the super-short workout.


    In one particularly useful study from May, scientists found that three brief sessions per day of interval-style exercise — consisting of one minute of

  • January 16, 2015

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    Ask Well: Making Exercise a Habit

    NYTimes.


    What’s the best way to create a habit of exercising? I want to exercise regularly but its hard for me to do things daily.


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  • December 15, 2014

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    How Exercise Can Boost Young Brains

    NYTimes. Encourage young boys and girls to run, jump, squeal, hop and chase after each other or after erratically kicked balls, and you substantially improve their ability to think, according to the most ambitious study ever conducted of physical activity and cognitive performance in children. The r

  • October 27, 2014

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    Why Are Americans So Fascinated With Extreme Fitness?

    NYTimes. A blond woman in a hot pink spandex tank hoists a sledgehammer over her shoulders, then slams it down with a dull thud onto the big tire in front of her. Beside her, another woman swings her sledgehammer even higher, grimacing and groaning with the effort. Their faces are bright red and dri

  • January 16, 2015

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    Exercise to Lose Weight? Stay Warm

    NYTimes. If you’re hoping that exercise might keep you from gaining weight this holiday season, you may want to dial up the thermostat and do your workout indoors. According to a surprising new study, exercising i