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One hour of strength training a week could reduce the risk of death by 20%

One hour of strength training a week could reduce the risk of death by 20%

Research continues to demonstrate how the health benefits of strength training go far beyond cultivating the ideal beach body. The latest study to shed light on this topic explores the links between muscle-strengthening activities and the risk of death, and found that just 30-60 minutes of this activity per week could have a significant impact …

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Kaiser strike enters seventh week as mental health workers reject latest contract offer

Kaiser strike enters seventh week as mental health workers reject latest contract offer

Mental health therapists rejected Kaiser Permanente’s latest contract offer with a vote of 1,349 to 222, opting to remain on strike rather than agree to what they described as incremental changes that will not resolve the long patient expectations for treatment. The rejection means the strike will enter its seventh week as the union and …

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Pushpa Keya Bhatt running marathons and training in the gym

‘Too old? I run marathons and train 17 hours a week: 66-year-old shares his fitness secrets

“You’re too old for that.” For many looking to seek out something “unconventional” over 60, this is common to hear. From time immemorial we have put time limits on dreams and age limits on goals. Yet here is the story of a woman in her late 60s who stands out among the crowd – Pushpa …

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Cycling Workout of the Week #11: Sweetspot Blocks [1hr] - AKA "best value" training

Cycling Workout of the Week #11: Sweetspot Blocks [1hr] – AKA “best value” training

Sweetspot has often been called “the best value” training. This allows us to sustainably accumulate the most training stress in the shortest possible time. With this session, you really make the most of the time you spend churning on a turbo trainer. Working near – but not above – critical power means the effort is …

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Instagram finally got me - here's what I learned from a week about athletic greens

Instagram finally got me – here’s what I learned from a week about athletic greens

My grandfather always said a few words that have guided and haunted me throughout my life: “You have to try something 12 times before you’re sure you don’t like it. Although the exact numbers vary, there are a bit of science to back up the saying. I expected this to apply to seafood, wine, and …

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