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One of the Most Difficult Challenges in Weight Loss is Keeping the Weight Off Over the Long Term

A new NIH Working Group report published in the journal Obesity identifies differences between individuals as one of the key challenges associated with weight loss and long-term weight control.

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Is Your City Getting Fit? New Research Has The Answer

ACSM Releases New Five-Year Trend Reports for 50 Largest MSA’s in U.S.

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Urban Parks and Trails Are Cost-Effective Ways to Promote Exercise

Providing public parks and walking and biking trails is the most cost-effective strategy to increase physical activity among large populations in urban areas, finds a new systematic review in the American Journal of Health Promotion.

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New Clinical Study Demonstrates That Exercise Following Bariatric Surgery Provides Health Benefits Beyond Weight Loss

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Researchers discover that moderate exercise following bariatric surgery reduces specific metabolic risk factors associated with type 2 diabetes. The findings suggest that moderate exercise may provide additional benefits to health beyond weight loss in these patients.

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Sleep Apnea Linked to Poor Aerobic Fitness

People with moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea may have an intrinsic inability to burn high amounts of oxygen during strenuous aerobic exercise, according to a new study led by researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.

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Exercise May Improve Physical Function, Lessen Pain in Patients with Kidney Disease

• A 12-week course of aerobic exercise improved physical function and quality of life in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease. • The exercise program also decreased patients’ pain.

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Exercise Regimens Offer Little Benefit for One in Five People with Type 2 Diabetes

As many as one in five people with Type 2 diabetes do not see any improvement in blood sugar management when they engage in a supervised exercise regimen, according to a new scientific review published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

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FSU Exercise, Nutrition Experts Give Tips on How to Stay Slim This Holiday Season

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With the holidays nearly upon us, you might be looking for ways to stick to your diet or stop yourself from putting on a few pounds during this busy time of year. Or, you might want to just keep your stress levels in check while planning for and entertaining visiting family members. Florida State University’s Department of Food, Nutrition and Exercise Science faculty members have some easy advice for those hoping to stay slim and stress free during the holiday season.

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Exercise Provides Clear Benefits for Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease

Simple exercises can help improve the health of patients with kidney disease.

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‘Nudges’ Try to Help College Students Live Healthier

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Here's one way to try to get college students to live healthier lifestyles: They log onto their computer and get lessons and emails, telling them why they should eat better, exercise and sleep right. That's what researchers at 13 universities discovered.







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