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6 Best Exercises for People With ‘Fat Genes’

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, General Health, Weight Loss by Garry Messick0 Comments

It’s not easy to fight genetics. Especially when it comes to body weight. 

If your grandparents, parents, and siblings are obese, is there any chance that you can maintain a healthy weight?

A new study provides hope. It shows how you may be able to overcome “fat genes.” 

The research was published in the journal PLOS Genetics. Researchers analyzed data from 18,424 people, looking at how their exercise habits affected their genetic predispositions to obesity.

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Frailty in Old Age Is Not Inevitable If You Do 2 Things

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise by Garry Messick0 Comments

We’ve all seen it happen to a parent, grandparent, and other loved ones… 

When they were young, they were energetic and full of life.

As they got older, they slowed down. They grew weak.

They started walking with a slow shuffle. Simple tasks like opening a jar or walking up stairs became impossible. They became painfully thin. The energy was gone.

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You Should Be Dancing

In All Health Watch, Cognitive Health, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise by Garry Messick0 Comments

Running…biking…weightlifting…swimming…competitive sports. There are many ways to stay in shape.

But two new studies have found that one of the most effective exercises is one that is rarely mentioned by fitness gurus.

It not only greatly lowers your chances of dying from heart disease, but it slows brain aging.

British researchers analyzed data from 11 surveys that included 49,000 people. Their study was published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

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The Russian Secret for Muscle Gain

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, General Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

Maybe Popeye was onto something…

A spinach extract is so powerful in building muscles that it should be banned in athletes, according to researchers. Russian athletes have reportedly been secretly taking it for decades.[1]

The World Anti-Doping Agency asked scientists to investigate ecdysterone. The agency is the group that tries to keep athletes from getting an unfair advantage by using performance-enhancing drugs.

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Simple Way to Make Workouts Easier

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, General Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

When you go to the gym these days, it seems that most people are using earbuds or headphones.

Some listen to podcasts. Others favor books on tape. And, of course, many listen to music. 

For years, we’ve been telling you about the advantages of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) over other forms of exercise. And now new research shows that you can make these types of workouts easier and more enjoyable by making the right listening choice…especially if you’re new to exercising.

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Is This the End for Jimmy Carter?

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, Health Warning by Garry Messick0 Comments

Jimmy Carter made an astonishing recovery a few years ago from advanced melanoma that had spread to his brain. He beat terminal cancer by using a new cutting-edge immunotherapy treatment.

But we got the news this week that the ex-president is facing a new health crisis…one for which there is no high-tech solution.

Carter suffered a broken hip. And while that might not seem nearly as serious as cancer that has spread to the brain, the survival statistics are grim.

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