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A Better Way to Treat Shoulder Pain 

In All Health Watch, Arthritis, Fitness and Exercise, General Health by INH Research0 Comments

Shoulder pain is one of the biggest health complaints among older people. Each year, more than more than 200,000 Americans have surgery to treat it. 

The most common shoulder procedure is called “decompression.” It is supposed to cure or improve “impingement.” This is what doctors call pain and restricted range of movement in the shoulder.i 

During the operation, the surgeon threads an arthroscope through a small incision to repair or remove damaged tissue.Read More

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This Natural Vegetable Extract Builds Muscle So Fast That It Is Banned in Athletes 

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Maybe Popeye was onto something… 

A spinach extract is so powerful in building muscles that it has been banned in athletic competitions. Russian athletes have reportedly been secretly taking it for decades.i 

The World Anti-Doping Agency recently banned ecdysterone from international athletic competitions. They say it gives athletes an unfair advantage.ii 

But unlike other banned substances, ecdysterone isn’t a drug.Read More

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Have You Joined the Pandemic Running Boom? Don’t Make This Costly Mistake. 

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Coronavirus, Fitness and Exercise, General Health by INH Research0 Comments

Running may be the perfect sport for the pandemic.  

You don’t have to go to the gym. You don’t need any expensive equipment. And it doesn’t require any special skill.  

Most importantly, it’s easy to social distance.  

So it’s no surprise that running is booming during the COVID crisis.i 

The running app Runkeeper reports a 252% increase in customers. And not only are there more runners during the pandemic, but runners are running more often.Read More

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More Seniors Are Falling. One Exercise Can Help.

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 COVID Alert: More Seniors Are Falling. One Exercise Can Help. 

About 25% of people between the ages of 50 and 80 say they’ve suffered a fall during the COVID crisis, according to a new study.i

Researchers say it’s because the pandemic is causing seniors to get less exercise, which reduces their physical conditioning. This makes them more likely to suffer an injury-causing fall. Read More

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Protein Powder for Muscle Gain: Timing Is Everything

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Fitness and Exercise by INH Research0 Comments

Protein powder was once used mainly by bodybuilders. But now it has gone mainstream. 

It’s often used by seniors who want to maintain or add weight to avoid becoming thin and frail.  

Protein supplements are also used by people who don’t necessarily want to get heavier, but want to add muscle. 

Which of these goals you have should determine the time of day you take your protein powder, according to a Purdue University study.Read More

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The Deadly Mistake Heart Patients Make

In All Health Watch, Fitness and Exercise, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks by INH Research0 Comments

After recovering from a heart attack, many people want to take it easy.  

Understandably, they are afraid to exert themselves for fear they could have another heart attack. 

So they rest. 

And if they do work out, they go easy. 

A major study shows that this is not only the wrong strategy, it could be a deadly one. 

Swedish researchers analyzed the link between physical activity and death rates after a heart attack. Read More