Weights or Cardio: Which is Best?
Jun 29 7:46 a.m.
"Weight training has a tendency to produce stiffening of the arteries (poor arterial compliance). ... balancing weight training with aerobic exercise, which tends to reduce arterial stiffening, seems like a good safeguard."
History of the Shoe
Jun 10 9:51 a.m.
"While the shoe more closely resembles an L. L.Bean-type soft-soled walking shoe than anything by Jimmy Choo, “these were probably quite expensive shoes, made of leather, very high quality,” said one of the lead scientists"
NCAA Outdoor Track Championships
Jun 08 8:18 a.m.
"The Kentucky Derby has its mint juleps, and Wimbledon has its strawberries and cream, Brandt said. So, what else would Hayward Field have but a breakfast favorite made on waffle irons — the same appliance with which legendary UO track coach Bill Bowerman made some of the first Nike track shoes?"
Your body on exercise
May 27 8:43 a.m.
"There were differences between changes in fit and less-fit people; the fitter folks, for example, exhibited signs of stepped-up fat metabolism and fewer changes associated with oxidative stress. And there were some differences in the changes produced by a short exercise session and the marathon."
Less sugar = lower blood pressure
May 25 9:25 a.m.
"Although a number of people lost weight in the study -- which would account for some of the blood pressure-lowering effects -- cutting back on sweetened drinks also seemed to have an independent effect on blood pressure levels."
AHA backs video games to fight obesity
May 21 7:23 a.m.
"Talk about strange bedfellows. The American Heart Association and Nintendo Co. are teaming up to promote the popular Wii video game console, as the health advocacy group concedes that its campaign for traditional exercise isn't working."