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The Simplest Way to Be A Better Runner

If you’ve been getting more serious about running, you’ve probably heard the term “VO2 max” thrown around. “VO2 max is a tested value of aerobic capacity,” says Dr. Jamey Plunk, an endurance athlete and professor of exercise and sport science ...

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This $20 Accessory Helped Me Become a Better Runner

How a running belt transformed one woman’s workouts by enabling her to run faster and for longer. This writer is part of Health.com’s contributor network. Learn more about the contributor network and how to join. I used to be one of ...

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Mediterranean-style diets linked to better brain function in older adults

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Eating foods included in two healthy diets — the Mediterranean or the MIND diet — is linked to a lower risk for memory difficulties in older adults, according to a new study. Nutrition Research News ...

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Babies with hearing loss form better vocabulary with early intervention

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Babies with hearing loss who are diagnosed by three months and receive interventions by six months have broader vocabularies than those treated later, a new study found. It also found that nearly half don’t meet ...

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Plus-Size Models Not Only Look Good, They Make Women Feel Better About Their Bodies

Women pay more attention to—and feel better after looking at—models who are average and plus-size compared to models who are thin. That’s the conclusion of a new study from Florida State University researchers, published last week in the journal Communication Monographs. ...

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Nutritional properties of mushrooms are better preserved when they are grilled or microwaved

Culinary treatments (boiling, microwaving, grilling, and deep frying) influence on proximate composition and antioxidant capacity of most cultivated mushrooms worlwide. A study by Spanish researchers has shown that microwaving and grilling are the best processes to maintain the nutritional profile ...

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Another reason to exercise: Burning bone fat a key to better bone health

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 evidence that this process improves bone quality and ...

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Better than BMI: More accurate way to determine adolescent obesity

The body mass index calculations that physicians have been relying on for decades may not be accurate for assessing body fat in adolescents between the ages of 8 and 17. A new study published today in the Journal of the ...

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Forget Laps: A Better Pool Workout

While water-resistance workouts have been around for a while, Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts quarterback and Bodyarmour spokesperson, has recently pushed them back in the spotlight by praising their benefits during his recovery from shoulder surgery. “What I really enjoyed was ...

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Yogurt consumption in older Irish adults linked with better bone health

The largest observational study to date of dairy intakes and bone and frailty measurements in older adults has found that increased yogurt consumption was associated with a higher hip bone density and a significantly reduced risk of osteoporosis in older ...

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