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      Exercise Increases Semen Quality

      Exercise may be the ticket for men trying to become fathers. A new study from the University of Cordoba, Spain, links moderate physical activity in males with better hormone levels and sperm that favors reproduction compared to sedentary men. The fact is that, for a number of reasons, sperm quality...
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      Exercise Can Get Us Satisfaction

      Not surprisingly, life feels better with exercise say researchers Get up and go a little more say researchers from Penn State. who found that people’s satisfaction with life was higher on days when they exercised more than usual, “We found that people’s satisfaction with life was directly impacted by their...
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      Confidence Helps Keep Breast Cancer Survivors Exercising

      Over 40 percent of older breast cancer survivors are are not active enough after leaving a supervised program. New research shows that women who developed self-confidence and motivation skills are far more likely to continue exercising on their own. Regular exercise is an important aspect of reducing the risk of...
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      Small Amounts of Exercise Boost Overweight Teens

      Being obese at any age is commonly associated with a litany of health issues, ranging from diabetes and chronic fatigue to heart complications. Overweight adolescents are also at an increased risk of body dissatisfaction, social alienation and low self esteem. Throw Away the Scale “The first thing I tell teens...
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      Exercise and Lower Motivation for Food

      It is commonly assumed that you can “work up an appetite” with a vigorous workout. Turns out that theory may not be completely accurate – at least immediately following exercise. Professors James LeCheminant and Michael Larson measured the neural activity of 35 women while they viewed food images, both following...
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      Study Confirms Exercise and Healthy Diet Fighting Cancer

      A new study just published in the journal Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism (APNM) reaffirms the crucial role exercise along with good nutrition play in maintaining health and fighting disease. “Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the fifth most frequent cancer worldwide, ranking third among all cancer-related deaths. Clinical and experimental studies...
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      Acupuncture Services Help Women with PCOS

      Acupuncture and physical exercise improve hormone levels and menstrual bleeding pattern in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), reveals research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. In the study, a group of women with PCOS were given acupuncture where the needles were stimulated both manually and with a weak electric...
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      Cherry Pie for Speedy Muscle Recovery

      After your workout you may want to grab a piece of cherry pie, according to a research published in the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. According to the research, tart cherries could help athletes reduce muscle damage to recover faster from a tough workout. Researchers gave 10...
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      Childhood Obesity is in the Lifestyle not the Genes

      A study from the University of Michigan investigated whether some children are genetically tuned to be overweight, or is lifestyle to blame for childhood obesity? The question is important because the obesity rate among U.S. children ages 6 to 11 has increased from 6.5 percent in 1980 to 19.6 percent...
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      Diet guidelines push calorie reduction and exercise – Reuters

      USA Today Diet guidelines push calorie reduction and exerciseReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) – Americans need to cut salt and fat and eat more fruits and vegetables, the Obama administration said in its latest set of dietary guidelines released on Monday. The new dietary guidelines also advise cutting …Dietary guidelines that tell us...
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      Twelve Steps to Get Things Done

      No Frills Personal Development It’s become apparent that not everyone connects with, relates to or gains value from the traditional personal development language or paradigm. Or words like paradigm (for that matter). Many of my readers have shared with me that their partner (sister, brother, mother, father, boss) needs to...
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      Exercise Helps Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

      A study from the Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg finds that exercise may help IBS sufferers. The study included 102 IBS patients between the ages of 18 and 65. Half the group was randomly allocated to increase their physical activity and the other half to maintain their usual lifestyle. Both...
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      16 Minutes of Exercise Separates Fit and Unfit Kids

      A recent study shows that normal-weight children get an average of 16 more minutes of physical activity a day than their obese peers.  In addition, girls tend to get 20 minutes less physical activity each day than boys do. Normal-weight children are moderately to vigorously active for 59 minutes a...
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      A Little Vigorous Exercise Lowers Breast Cancer Risk for African-American Women

      Vigorous exercise of more than two hours per week reduces the risk of developing breast cancer in postmenopausal African-American women by 64 percent, compared to women of the same race who do not exercise, according to researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. “People often want to know what they...
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