12-week exercise program significantly improved testosterone levels in overweight, obese men

November 4, 2016 Source:American Physiological Society (APS) Twelve weeks of aerobic exercise significantly boosted testosterone levels in overweight and obese men, with the greatest increases seen among vigorous exercisers, according to research presented at the Integrative Biology of Exercise 7 meeting in Phoenix. Researchers from Tsukuba University and Ryutsu Keizai University in Japan previously found […]

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Dad’s preconception exercise may increase obesity, insulin resistance risk in offspring

American Physiological Society (APS) Fathers who exercise regularly before their children are conceived may program their offspring’s genes with an increased risk for metabolic disorders, according to new research. The surprising results point to the identification of epigenetic markers that may change the process of diagnosis and management of chronic disease. READ MORE

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Why You Should Be Doing Swimming Workouts

BY KAREN REED MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2016 Swimming is a perfect combination of cardio and resistance training. To move through the water, your arms, legs, shoulders, hips, and torso have to work hard. The whole-body energy expenditure raises your heart rate and the fact that you’re underwater forces you to regulate your breathing. The result: […]

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