Joshua Wortman

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Heart attacks that are exercise related are less likely to kill you and less likely to have lasting neurological damage. New research proves this and helps to explain the reasons why.
New research shows better cardiorespiratory fitness results in better reading and math scores for boys and girls. These studies emphasize the importance of physical fitness as a part of education.
New heart research shows that running a marathon does not pose any additional danger for those over fifty, compared to younger athletes. This means you can keep running as you keep aging.
Doctors are always telling you different things about how much exercise makes a difference. Well, now it turns out less is more - 30 minutes of exercise is actually better than 60 for overweight men.
Your doctor may have told you to do cardio to help prevent type 2 diabetes. New research shows resistance training has a huge impact on lowering the risk of the disease.
Low carb ketogenic diets might be all the rage, but are they good for athletes? Scientists compare a standard Western diet with a ketogenic diets and the effects on a set of competitive athletes.
A new training device, called the passive leg press, allows athletes to train eccentric and concentric movement and increase their contraction velocity, resulting in better power, speed, and jumping.
Results from a new study show regular Tai Chi practice can improve lung function and quality of life in patients suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Preventing bone loss for women doesn't have to be require medication. New research shows physical activity increases IGF-1 levels and decreases sclerostin, a known bone-growth inhibitor.
If you have ever been injured as an athlete, you've experienced the depressing reality of muscle atrophy. Scientists recently discovered a protein, Gadd45a, as the cause of atrophy.
Science says triathlons are tiring. Well, duh. But now they know WHY they are so tiring, specifically, and give us some ideas on how to strategize for better performance.
A recent study in Spain found that adolescents’ blood levels of various micronutrients are correlated with how well they performed in physical fitness tests.