In study, no such effect from shorter or longer workout. Different workouts have different short-term effects. If you want to feel the stress of a busy day gradually disappear, go on a relaxed trail run.
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Stanford researchers explore muscle cell rejuvenation. Last week, Stanford researchers published a paper called "Rejuvenation of the muscle stem cell population restores strength to injured aged muscles"
Starting with whether "running will ruin your knees." If we had a fast-twitch muscle fiber for every time we've heard "running will ruin your knees," we'd be able to outsprint Usain Bolt. And our knees
New study doubles the calorie-burn estimate for bodyweight exercises. It sometimes seems there are just two kinds of exercisers in the world: those who toss around weights in the gym, and those who hit
Running magazines have long extolled the virtues of stretching, so much so that it's become an accepted part of many exercise routines. Most runners partake in some form of "static" stretching, where pull
Training phases should dictate your methods. You’ve pounded the protein shake, shivered in the ice bath,and mastered the art of self-massage. Because you should do everything you can to speed your recovery
A new study suggests oxytocin could benefit autistic kids. But is it ready for prime time? Part of our weekly "In Focus" series—stepping back, looking closer. Anything nicknamed the "love hormone" probably
Research into “neurogenesis”—the ability of certain brain areas to grow new brain cells—has recently taken an exciting turn. Not only has research discovered that we can foster new brain cell growth through
A.K.A. the magic workout Since you're well-read in the fitness department, you probably already know about the afterburn effect—i.e. how some workouts help you burn calories even after your sweat session
Think you have them? Try these now. The current issue of the British Journal of Sports Medicine has a study by Australian researchers who worked with a group of 384 soldiers during training. At the start
Study: People who began exercising in their 60s better at aging healthfully. Sometimes research is helpful at confirming common-sense suppositions. Such is the case with a new study that shows that people
They're increasingly throught to aid heart health as well as urinary tract issues. Here's your well-timed research review for the weekend: An article in the journal Advances in Nutrition that reviews on
From the high-tech to no-tech, it's easy to gauge your effort and the fitness gains you’re racking up. The talk test. This is one of the most widely used methods of determining whether you’re working at