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Weekly Text Article! Resistance Exercise: Turning the Bad into Good

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  • 5/21/2013 8:04:00 AM
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Read the weekly text article "Resistance Exercise: Turning the Bad into Good" by Vincent C.W. Chen. "High fat and high cholesterol foods are delicious, but generally, they are not healthy. When we enjoy delicious meals that are high in fat and cholesterol, we are increasing the risks of obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases. However, does it really mean that we should not eat this kind of food at all?"
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Its OK to Eat Cholesterol. It May Even Be Good for You.

Its OK to Eat Cholesterol. It May Even Be Good for You.

  • 11/11/2011 10:03:17 AM
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This week's article features "Its OK to Eat Cholesterol. It May Even Be Good For You," by Chang Woock Lee. "Cholesterol is perhaps the most notorious biological molecule of all. To many people, cholesterol is simply a synonym for heart attack, stroke, or cardiovascular disease because..."
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Article Time! Athletes Not Let Age Dog Them

  • 11/7/2011 7:23:57 PM
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 Check out this weeks Article! "Athletes Not Let Age Dog Them," by Travis Irby.  "The concept of dog years lets us quantify how man’s best friend ages. The popular myth is that a dog ages every seven years for one human year. While that is not necessarily the most scientific explanation for the canine aging process, the idea of aging many years in one is something that many people can relate to..."
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Feel the Burn, Not the Burnout, Year Round

Feel the Burn, Not the Burnout, Year Round

  • 11/7/2011 7:21:33 PM
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Check out the Article this week. "Feel the Burn, Not the Burnout, Year Round," by Travis Irby. Many athletes compete in sports year round. Sometimes the athlete is involved in one sport with one long season spent with various school and club teams throughout the year. Other times, an athlete is involved in several different sports over a year. Whatever the case, it is important that the year-round athlete prevent the mental and physical burnout that can come with the rigors of never-ending...
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How Long Can You Go? Training the Endurance Athlete

  • 11/4/2011 3:14:13 PM
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Check out the new article! "How Long Can You Go? Training the Endurance Athlete" by David Ferguson. Have you ever watched a marathon and wondered how individuals can run for over 26 miles? Have you ever wanted to be the one who runs for 26 miles? Do you find yourself saying that you can’t run for 26 miles because you don’t know how? 
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I'm An Athlete! I Do Not Have Heart Problems!

  • 11/4/2011 2:18:44 PM
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Its article Wednesday! "I'm an athlete, i do not have heart problems!" by David Ferguson is this week's post.  "In today’s sporting environment, great importance is placed on the health education of the athlete. This includes proper nutrition instruction, health assessment, and the application of proper treatments and rehabilitation modalities to injured athletes. However..."
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Weekly Text Article! Like a Fine Wine: Do Athletes Get Better With Age?

  • 11/4/2011 2:07:39 PM
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Read the weekly text article! Go check out "Like a Fine Wine: Do athletes Get Better With Age?" by David Ferguson. David discusses various advantages and ailments that older athletes bring to competition. "We have all heard the late night talk show hosts joke about an athlete’s inability to retire. In fact, there seems to be a consensus that once an athlete reaches a certain age, he should retire from the sport..."
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"I WANT TO PUMP YOU UP! But I will need a major credit card and you will need to take 167 supplements a day"

  • 11/4/2011 12:56:34 PM
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Check out the article this week, "I WANT TO PUMP YOU UP! But I will need a major credit card this week and you will need to take 167 supplements a day!" by David Ferguson. I am always amazed at the flavor of the moment products in health and fitness. I am sure we are all familiar with the shake weight, six minute abs, and Tae Bo.   Truth is some of these infomercial products do offer a health benefit while others do little for you...
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Down-Side of Being A Female Athlete

Down-Side of Being A Female Athlete

  • 11/4/2011 11:41:48 AM
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Check out our new weekly article, "Down-Side of Being a Female Athlete," by Greeshma Prabhu. Several decades ago, the US Government passed the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which eliminated sex discrimination in any education program or activity receiving Federal aid. This law led to a rise in the female participation in sports over time, up to more than 150,000 women playing sports today...
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