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Extreme Exercise Routine Strains Heart Without Permanent Damage: Study

Exercise (Photo Credits: Pixabay) Washington D.C., June 30: Extreme exercise routine can strain the heart without permanently damaging it, study suggests. According to a recent study, experienced runners, who push their heart limits during training and marathons do not show evidence of cardiac risk. According to the study in the Journal Heliyon, trained runners were… Read More »

Everyday Medications You Probably Shouldn’t Take When You Exercise

Pain medications nd3000/Shutterstock What are they? There are two types of pain medications, also referred to as analgesics: acetaminophen (think Tylenol, etc.), which is alternative to aspirin for pain relief; and ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, etc.). Ibuprofen treats pain as well as reduces swelling and inflammation. “Pain is a signal of something—usually tissue injury—so overuse of analgesics… Read More »

Short bursts of intense exercise 'better for weight loss'

Bursts of high intensity interval training (Hiit) may be more effective for weight loss than longer less intense workouts, a study suggests. The research, published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, analysed results from 36 earlier studies. Although all the participants lost weight, those doing Hiit saw a 28.5% greater weight loss. The researchers… Read More »