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Weightlifting ‘cuts diabetes risk in women’

Source: BBC News Health.com Women who pump iron in the gym cut their risk of developing diabetes, say researchers. The findings come from a study that tracked the health of nearly 100,000 US nurses over a period of eight years. Lifting weights, doing press-ups or similar...
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Rock Guitarist Joe Satriani: Strumming The Right Fitness Chords

By: James Fell, Sixpack Abs.com Source: Los Angeles Times.com Your favorite guitar player wishes he could play like Joe Satriani. Those righteous riffs you hear when Metallica is on the radio? Satriani taught that band’s Kirk Hammett and many other metal greats, including...
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Obamacare requires most insurers to tackle obesity

Source: First Coast News.com Some insurance companies have helped obese patients fight fat for years. They’ve offered weight-loss and wellness programs at businesses, schools and in communities. Some have paid for prescription obesity medications and even covered expensive...
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‘Late starters’ still have much to gain by exercising

Taking up exercise in your 60s will still help stave off major ill health and dementia, research suggests. The study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine followed 3,500 healthy people at or around retirement age. Those who took up exercise were three times more likely to...
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Some In Military Turn to Liposuction to Pass Fat Test

Source: ABC News.com Soldiers often call plastic surgeon Adam Tattelbaum in a panic. They need liposuction — fast. Some military personnel are turning to the surgical procedure to remove excess fat from their waists in a desperate attempt to pass the Pentagon’s body fat...
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Total Body Combination Exercises — Part 2

By BJ Gaddour, CSCS, YFS PART ONE Here are three more great “One Exercise Workout” examples that you can do anywhere: Workout #2 1-Arm DB Squat to Press Select one dumbbell (in general, 8-15+ lbs for women and 15-30+ lbs for men works great) 1 Round = Perform 10 total reps/side...
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