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The 5K, Not the Marathon, is the Ideal Race
The 5K, Not the Marathon, is the Ideal Race
On a recent business trip, I asked the concierge at my hotel for advice about where to go running. “Are you training for a marathon?” he asked. Nope. I’m racing 5Ks, I told him. He gave me a puzzled look that said, but you look like a...
Faith Groups Are Pitching in To Help Americans Get Fit
Faith Groups Are Pitching in To Help Americans Get Fit
Many people of faith consider their lives a walk with God. At the Howard United Methodist Church in Howard, Pa., some folks take the idea literally. They spend 10 weeks each year wearing matching pedometers, counting their earthly steps in a friendly c...
Strength Training Helps Older Adults Live Longer
Strength Training Helps Older Adults Live Longer
Older adults who met twice-weekly strength training guidelines had lower odds of dying in a new analysis by researchers at Penn State College of Medicine, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Columbia University. The study is the firs...
Don't Stop Moving
Don't Stop Moving
Exercise is a major weapon in the fight against obesity and the many health-related problems it causes.