Try this strength-based interval workout to build muscle and get stronger

The benefits of interval training have been widely recorded. The shorter, sharper workout that combines high intensity with short breaks, is known to be more efficient and incredibly effective at building endurance and aerobic fitness. But, all too often, these high intensity interval training (HIIT) sessions are solely focused on cardio, ignoring strength training altogether. While burbees and lunges and […]

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How interval training affects ‘belly fat’ in obese 70-year-olds

By today’s estimates, one-third of adults aged 65 or older are obese. This growing obesity trend, along with the decrease in our level of physical activity as we age, seriously raises our risk of diseases and death. We know that aging leads to a gradual decrease in lean body mass (LBM). Put simply, LBM is the entire weight of your […]

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Rare variants associated with interval breast cancers

(HealthDay)—Though common breast cancer variants indicate increased breast cancer risk, certain rare variants are associated with an increased risk for interval breast cancers and death, according to a study published in the Nov. 1 issue of Cancer Research. Jingmei Li, Ph.D., from the Genome Institute of Singapore, and colleagues assessed whether the genetic risk stratification of breast cancer by rare […]

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