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News Tips Wednesday, March 24, 1999
... 4:00 p.m. -- #P24 -- Controlling weight helps workout
routines in reducingcardiovascular risk in young adults. Researchers at the University of Alabamaat Birmingham examined fitness levels and body weight in over 4,100 men andwomen, 18 to 30 years. Fitness level was determined by "maximum treadmill ti...
Honey may be the ideal pre-workout energy source
...is could translate into greater endurance during a workout
or a race." As part of a three-phase clinical trial, honey is being studied against other forms of carbohydrate gels when ingested just prior to or during exercise. The trials are sponsored by the National Honey Board, which develops research and ...
Study reveals enzyme that behaves like a 'quantum inchworm'
...striding ahead 23 rungs everyadvance. That kind of workout
burns a lot of fuel, and the new findingwill require researchers to think differently about how suchenzymes use cellular energy sources. The researchers also found that RecBC has a unique gait. Itsfront end completes its 23-rung advance, anchors itse...
Honey : Natures's sweetener may increase recuperation after workouts
...e. Subjects underwent an intensive weight-lifting workout
and then immediately consumed a protein supplement blended with sugar, maltodextrin or honey as the carbohydrate source. Only the honey group maintained optimal blood sugar levels throughout the two hours following the workout. Additionally, subjec...
Resistance training complements aerobic exercise for women
Calorie-burning continues up to two hours after workout
Resistance training burns calories for more than an hour after a workout
and may be as important as aerobic exercise for women in the fight against fat, according to researc...
Exercise helps diabetics control heart-related problems
...be performed at least twice a week, with a typical workout
consisting of a minimum of one set of eight to 10 exercises to cover large muscle groups of the upper and lower body. Stewart cautions that all diabetic patients check with their health care provider before engaging in a strenuous exercise program, ...
Exercise and recreation for people with mobility impairments
...iled. GAMEWheels system provides safe, motivating workout
for users of wheelchairs Investigates whether the...lay. GAMEWheels system provides a safe, motivating workout
for adults with spinal injury. Speed of muscle recovery after stroke improves gait Examines the re...
Exercise reduces blood estrogens, risk for breast cancer in post menopausal women
... averaged 171 minutes of exercise per week in five workout
sessions performed either in their homes or in athletic gymnasiums. "This study indicates that exercise can lower levels of circulating estrogens and increase levels of a protein called sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG--a blood-borne protein) that...
Is a single bout of exercise helpful or harmful in getting a good night's sleep?
...aerobic exercise. Of interest was whether a single workout
would be beneficial or harmful in obtaining restful sleep the night following the exercise. A New Study The authors of "Non-Habitual Acute Resistance and Aerobic Exercise Affects Sleep" are William J. Tharion, Philip J. Niro, Marilyn A. Sharp, Ma...
New studies show Curves Program raises metabolic rate in overweight and sedentary women
... conventional fitness programs. Curves' 30 minute workout
and 30 minute weight management classes combine fitness and a social support network that keep women interested and losing weight. We were very impressed that the women following the Curves program lost an average of 14 pounds in just 10 weeks simi...
Joslin Diabetes Center releases new low impact exercise video
...l relatively "low impact." Each workout
segment is set to music and led by Joslin Clinical Exercise Physiologist Catherine Jarema, M.S., R.C.E.P., C.D.E. Richard A. Jackson, M.D., a senior physician at Joslin Diabetes Center and head of its federally funded "On the Road" program, also prov...