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Exercise Column

  1. When to Retire Running Shoes
  2. Choosing Between Aerobic and Resistance Exercise for Type 2 Diabetes
  3. Boost your Mood with Daily Exercise
  4. Burning fat: during and post-exercise
  5. Improving Sprint Start Speed
  6. Exercise reduces depression in postmenopausal women
  7. Preventing Overuse Injuries in Children
  8. Interval versus Continuous Training and Neuromuscular Fatigue
  9. Train smart, recover smarter
  10. Toning Your Muscles
  11. What makes you sore after lifting weights? Or any intense workout?
  12. Finding Balance Through Strength Training
  13. How to Optimize Endurance Using the Taper Method
  14. How to Optimize Endurance Performance Using the Taper Method
  15. How exercise cures non-insulin dependent diabetes
  16. Why is it helpful to get a senior moving, even a little bit, if they have difficulty walking?
  17. So you want to get in shape? BEWARE of infomercial exercise equipment
  18. Sedentary Death Syndrome (SEDS) is on the rise due to inactivity
  19. Can exercise truly be called the “fountain of youth”?
  20. Drop some fat and gain independence
  21. Fitness is gained after workouts not during them
  22. Stretching during warm-up versus flexibility training
  23. Motivational stories
  24. Indoor workouts ARE more controlled
  25. The adaptations from and benefits of interval training
  26. Aerobic classes - an excellent idea
  27. Laying a proper foundation is essential for long-term success
  28. The purpose of duration days
  29. Recovery from traveling
  30. How high can your HR go?
  31. 10,000 steps is twice the national average
  32. Exercise during menstruation
  33. Sizing your stability ball
  34. Enjoyable workouts
  35. Inches and body weight don't tell the whole picture
  36. Coming back from an injury
  37. Shifting workouts - shifting rhythms
  38. Measuring exercise overload
  39. Stretch last - but do stretch
  40. Specificity of training and functional versus age-predicted maximal heart rate
  41. What to do if you skip or miss a workout
  42. Try increasing pace rather than grade
  43. Do all intensity efforts within same workout
  44. Pedometer Accuracy
  45. Abs should be trained like any other muscle group
  46. Two good weight lifting references
  47. Weight loss frustrations
  48. Exercise proves to be a valuable tool for reducing pain as we age
  49. You get fitter between workouts - not during them
  50. Resistance training improves bone density even into your eighties
  51. Stretch after your exercise, not before
  52. Weight training can be considered moderate intensity exercise in elderly subjects
  53. Heart rate is used to indicate aerobic intensity levels
  54. Exercise IS a stress
  55. The number of days you workout per week depends on you
  56. Beat your genetics
  57. Give yourself permission to fail
  58. Tendonitis
  59. Benefits of massage
  60. Your waking heart rate indicates the stress in your life - good and bad
  61. Improve balance and reduce the risk of falling with Tai Chi
  62. Counting your steps towards better health one step at a time
  63. Is arthritis pain holding you back? Maybe you need to top your joints off with cream.
  64. The dreaded cold: exercise or rest?
  65. Exercise & diet does more than just keeping your weight down, they improve your survivability from prostate cancer.
  66. Exercise increases Nitric Oxide which decreases hypertension, clotting, stroke and heart disease.
  67. Active recovery - experiment with other options
  68. Pedometer Benefits
  69. Are you allergic to exercise?
  70. Subconscious self-sabotage
  71. Resistance training helps to maintain muscle mass seen with aging or dieting
  72. ACSM exercise guidelines
  73. Weight training for improved performance is different than for improved appearance
  74. Repetition maximum (RM) versus sub-max lifting
  75. Monitoring your workout