Title IX 50th Anniversary: We Need a New Deal for Women’s Sports

We must dismantle the grandfathered-in systemic advantages that male athletes and male-dominated sports infrastructures continue to enjoy.

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Kayak for Exercise: How Paddling Benefits Your Health

Watercraft sales exploded during the pandemic, and many more garages now have kayaks in them. But do you know how to get the best workout in one?

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Intense Exercise Could Curb Your Appetite, Study Suggests

In a study done with mice, horses and people, researchers found clues as to which types of exercise suppress appetite and why.

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Walking May Prevent New Knee Pain for Some, Study Suggests

Encouraging new research suggests walking could help prevent new bouts of knee pain in people with osteoarthritis.

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Tanned, Buff and Ready to Pose, Gaza Bodybuilders Feel Weight of Blockade

Bodybuilding is popular among Palestinians living in Gaza, but travel restrictions and other obstacles as a result of the Israeli blockade make competing abroad a struggle.

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How I Learned to Love Finishing Last

In a sport that rewards speed, sometimes it’s healthier to be the tortoise than to be the hare.

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30-Minute Swim Workout

With just 30 minutes and a few useful tricks, a trip to the pool can become serious exercise.

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Why Covid Is More Likely to Spread At the Gym

A new study found exercisers expel a shocking number of tiny aerosol particles when they are working hard.

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Can Protein Powders Help Aging Muscles?

Older adults typically need more protein than younger people. Here’s how to ensure you’re getting enough.

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The Joy Workout

Six research-backed moves to improve your mood

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For Some Parkinson’s Patients, Boxing Can Be Therapy

No-contact boxing is a great full-body workout for anyone, but some experts say people with neurological disorders just might benefit most.

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Do Waist Trainers Work?

Some claim the corset-like garments help wearers slim their midsections. Here’s what the experts say.

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How to Master the Push-Up

With proper technique, you can get the most out of this simple, yet powerful exercise.

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After a Midrace Heart Attack, Triathlon Champ Is Headed Back to the Start Line

Timothy O’Donnell nearly died from a heart attack at the Miami Challenge last year. Now it’s all about getting back to the Ironman World Championship in October.

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How to Get Back Into Running After a Long Break

Whether you’re lacing up your running shoes after a few months or a few years, follow these tips to avoid injury and frustration.

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Forma Pilates and the Rise of Exclusive, Boutique Fitness Classes

Has inflation hit boutique fitness, or have workouts reached a new level of exclusivity?

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Is This the Most Expensive Pilates Class?

Has inflation hit boutique fitness, or have workouts reached a new level of exclusivity?

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A Beginner’s Guide to Bouldering

People are flocking back to indoor rock climbing gyms for the intense workouts and amiable social scene. It’s not as hard as it looks.

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The Battle for an Open-Air Gym at Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park

Marcus Garvey Park has been in disrepair for years. Jamel Ali turned a corner of it into an open-air gym.

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Breaking Up With Peloton

The stationary bike’s convenience made it a pandemic winner, but some former fans are done working out at home.

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A Full-Body Strength Training Workout at Home

If you’re willing to be creative, a set of elastic bands can be as effective as a gym full of weights.

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How to Improve Heart Health After Covid

Evidence suggests that Covid survivors have substantially higher chances of developing cardiovascular disease. But experts say there are effective ways to minimize the risk.

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Is 30 Minutes of Exercise a Day Enough?

Science says you may need less exercise than you think to live a long and healthy life.

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For Better Health, Try Fitness From the Inside Out

A career in health journalism has taught me that when it comes to living well, it’s the inner workout that counts the most.

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Can Moving the Body Heal the Mind?

In her new book, Jennifer Heisz blends personal experience and the latest science about how exercise can improve your mental well-being.

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How to Do Squats Correctly

It’s the one exercise most of us should be doing. But we need to do it right.

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Pull-Up Techniques for Everyone

The trick is to break the movement into pieces and train with patience and deliberateness.

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What Is ‘Bigorexia’?

A social media diet of perfect bodies is spurring some teenage boys to form muscle dysmorphia.

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Stronger Muscles in 3 Seconds a Day

Men and women who briefly contracted their arm muscles as hard as possible once daily increased their biceps strength by up to 12 percent in a month.

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The Best Exercises to Prevent Lower Back Pain

Back pain is common and complicated. But altering your workout to build control and stability can help prevent it.

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Exercise Can Build Up Your Brain. Air Pollution May Negate Those Benefits.

People who worked out in even moderately polluted air did not show the kinds of brain improvements tied to a lower risk of dementia.

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What We Know About Long Covid and Exercise

And experts have some theories as to why.

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Patricia Moreno, Spiritual Fitness Leader, Dies at 57

Ms. Moreno’s intenSati program helped bring positive psychology into the exercise world.

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Exercise May Enhance the Effects of a Covid or Flu Shot

A 90-minute walk, jog or bike ride after getting vaccinated may boost your body’s immune response.

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The Pandemic Has Made Many Seniors Less Active

Health experts are concerned that the pandemic, in upending daily routines, has reduced mobility and physical conditioning in older adults.

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What is ‘Body Neutrality’ and Can It Change Your Work Out?

The key to staying active long term may be to care less about how you look and more about how you feel.

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What the ‘Active Grandparent Hypothesis’ Tells Us About Aging Well

The need for healthy, active grandparents who can help with child-rearing may be encoded in our genes.

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How to Exercise Mindfully

Bringing meditation into your movement can enrich your workout and help you feel clearheaded afterward.

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Even the Best Smartwatch Might Be Bad for Your Brain

I didn’t know how my workout had gone, or how I’d slept last night, until I opened the app.

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Walking Just 10 Minutes a Day May Lead to a Longer Life

Ten minutes of moderate exercise daily would prevent more than 111,000 premature deaths a year, a new analysis found.

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Peloton considers layoffs but denies a report it will pause bike production.

The company has faced an abrupt change in fortune over the past year, from complaints that it couldn’t deliver bikes on time, to a drop in demand as gyms reopened and pandemic restrictions were lifted.

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How to Stay Motivated When the Last Thing You Want to Do Is Exercise

Even the most serious athletes sometimes have trouble getting themselves to work out. But here are eight ways to get you out of bed on a cold morning.

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When Is the Best Time to Exercise?

Working out at different times of the day might have unique benefits for health, an ambitious new study in mice suggests.

#biorhythms, #cell-metabolism-journal, #diabetes, #exercise, #muscles, #weight

The Growing Fight Over Voting Rights

On President Biden’s speech, vote counting and voter suppression. Also: Donald Trump and Jan. 6; Rikers Island; Covid pathogens; exercise heals.

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How Exercise May Tame Our Anxiety

Cross-country ski racers were less likely to develop anxiety disorders. The good news is less intense aerobic activities may provide similar benefits.

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Why Do Women Gain Belly Fat in Midlife?

And is there any way to target it through diet or exercise?

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Making Your Running Resolution Stick

We’re speaking with experts about how to have your best year of running. This week, we hear from a physical therapist and a clinical psychologist.

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If You Made New Year’s Resolutions?Don’t Give Up Yet!

Almost everyone fails at making changes, but it doesn’t have to be that way.

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This Simple Piece of Equipment Could Elevate Your Workout

A jump rope can increase your agility and speed while giving you a great workout in half the time of a run.

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How ‘Muscle Memory’ May Help Us Get in Shape

Muscles develop a lasting molecular “memory” of past resistance exercises that helps them bounce back from long periods of inactivity.

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