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Low physical activity increases risk of bladder, kidney cancer

Sports Medicine - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 10:00am
A new study investigates the link between chronic physical inactivity and the risk of developing bladder cancer and kidney cancer.
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Fitness trackers accurately measure heart rate but not calories burned, study finds

Sports Medicine - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 9:00am
Millions of people wear some kind of wristband activity tracker and use the device to monitor their own exercise and health, often sharing the data with their physician. But is the data accurate?
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Chronic anabolic steroid use may damage heart, arteries

Sports Medicine - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 3:00am
Long-term anabolic-androgenic steroid use may reduce the heart's ability to pump blood throughout the body, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation.
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Another reason to exercise: Burning bone fat - a key to better bone health

Sports Medicine - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 9:00am
It's a fat-burning secret anyone interested in bone health should know. For the first time, UNC School of Medicine researchers show that exercising burns the fat found within bone marrow and offers...
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Smokers with low muscle mass may be likelier to die

Sports Medicine - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 3:00am
A new study finds a correlation between a loss of chest muscle mass and death risk among smokers with and without chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
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Weekly steroids strengthen and repair muscles

Sports Medicine - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 3:00am
Weekly doses of glucocorticoid steroids, such as prednisone, help speed recovery in muscle injuries, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.
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Just 14 days of physical inactivity can raise risk of chronic disease

Sports Medicine - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 3:00am
Get up and get moving! New research finds that just 2 weeks of physical inactivity can lead to metabolic changes that increase the risk of chronic disease.
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A leisurely walk can boost mood, psychological well-being

Sports Medicine - Sat, 05/13/2017 - 3:00am
There may be no need to hit the gym to boost your psychological well-being; new research suggests that a simple leisurely stroll should do the trick.
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No sweat for teenage girls as schools study shows fitness level stalls

Yahoo Fitness news - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 8:09pm
Countrywide schools challenge shows that boys’ fitness improves over same age period
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An anniversary to forget

Yahoo Fitness news - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 7:00pm
He had arrived in Malaysia in March last year to embark on the expansion of Zumba Fitness, an American fitness franchise. Velez and his Malaysian girlfriend Vicki Chew founded Vida Fitness Sdn Bhd to do "gym tours" at leading local gyms in the country to introduce Zumba via free demonstrations and classes. Barely a month into starting his new life here, Velez was handcuffed and spent eight days ...
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Life Time Fitness Deal: Material Adverse Change Explained, Part 2

Yahoo Fitness news - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 5:05pm
The material adverse change clause lays out the circumstances under which the private equity consortium can back out of the deal with Life Time Fitness.
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Life Time Fitness Deal: Material Adverse Change Explained, Part 3

Yahoo Fitness news - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 5:05pm
In this article, we'll look at the specific conditions, or material adverse changes, that could stop the Life Time Fitness deal.
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Jawbone to have AmEx payments in future fitness band

Yahoo Fitness news - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 4:44pm
Fitness-band maker Jawbone and American Express plan to allow cardholders to buy goods using a future fitness band equipped with NFC, according to a report.
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Life Time Fitness Announces Early Termination of HSR Waiting Period for Proposed Acquisition by Affiliates of Leonard ...

Yahoo Fitness news - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 4:15pm
Life Time Fitness, Inc. , The Healthy Way of Life Company, today announced that it has received early termination of the required waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rod
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Research and Markets: Global Smart Wearable Fitness and Sports Devices and Services Market 2015-2019 - Increased Use ...

Yahoo Fitness news - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 2:40pm
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Smart Wearable Fitness and Sports Devices and Servic
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Jonas Fitness’ President Honored With Outstanding CEO Award by Long Island Business News

Yahoo Fitness news - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 2:37pm
The executive team at Jonas Fitness, Inc. today announced that their President, Adam Zeitsiff will receive the Long Island Business News “Outstanding CEO” award at a gala be
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Global Smart Wearable Fitness and Sports Devices and Services Market 2015-2019 - Popularity of Fitness Wearables among ...

Yahoo Fitness news - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 11:45am
Dublin, April 14, 2015-- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Smart Wearable Fitness and Sports Devices and Services Market 2015-2019" report to their offering. The ...
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7 fitness apps worth downloading

Yahoo Fitness news - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 5:48pm
You've heard of MyFitnessPal, but what about Zombies Run? From tracking sleep to inspiring you in making better food choices to helping you escape the zombie horde, these seven fitness apps have just what you need to get motivated and stay on track.
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Fitness mum’s stylish career in funky tights design

Yahoo Fitness news - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 4:56pm
CINDY Tavinor was tired of wearing the same old boring tights to work out in, so she decided to create her own style.
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Fitness Guru Jillian Michaels Files $10 Million Lawsuit

Yahoo Fitness news - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 4:09pm
The trainer says she has not been compensated for videos used by Lionsgate
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