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Queen’s University Belfast Research Could See Exercise as a Prescribed Medicine

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Queen’s University Belfast are taking part in a global trial to test whether exercise should be prescribed to treat patients with advanced prostate cancer.

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Why Do Some Obese People Have 'Healthier' Fat Tissue Than Others?

One little understood paradox in the study of obesity is that overweight people who break down fat at a high rate are less healthy than peers who store their fat more effectively.

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Lose Fat, Preserve Muscle: Weight Training Beats Cardio for Older Adults

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Weight training or cardio? For older adults trying to slim down, pumping iron might be the way to go. A new study by researchers at Wake Forest University suggests combining weight training with a low-calorie diet preserves much needed lean muscle mass that can be lost through aerobic workouts.

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Get FRUVED Campaign Makes Healthy Lifestyle Choices Easier

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College students are creating a campus environment that encourages healthy lifestyles and promotes healthful activities through social media and marketing, thanks to Get FRUVED.

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Less but More Frequent Exercise Best to Reduce Weight? Study Provides a Clue

Low magnitude, high frequency mechanical stimulation (LMMS) reduces adipose (fat) tissue and thus may be a method of reducing weight and health risks such as diabetes. A new study in the journal Obesity takes this concept to another level.

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Despite Fears, Fitness Pros Name HIIT Top Trend for 2018

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ACSM’s annual industry survey predicts what you’ll see in fitness next year

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Is Physical Activity Linked to Healthier Blood Biomarkers?

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Latest Research from ACSM

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How Might High Intensity Exercise Training (HIIT) Prevent Colon Cancer?

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Latest Research Highlights from ACSM

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Do Day-to-Day Patterns of Physical Activity in Youth Affect Heart Health Benefits Beyond the Total Physical Activity Attained?

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Latest Research Highlights from ACSM

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New ResearchKit App Looks at How Genetic Risk Influences Heart Health Decisions

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The MyGeneRank app allows individuals with genetic data from 23andMe to obtain an estimated genetic risk score for coronary artery disease.







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