Exercise and Fitness News, Headlines and Latest Stories on Yahoo! News

Exercise and fitness News, Headlines and Latest Stories on Yahoo! News

In the health industry’s fight to prove there’s no such thing as a quick fix, a just-released Canadian study adds grist to the treadmill.

Sort By:New Sickle Cell Screening Program For College Athletes Comes With Serious Pitfalls, Experts Say

The Johns Hopkins Children’s Center top pediatrician is urging a “rethink” of a new sickle cell screening program, calling it an enlightened but somewhat rushed step toward improving the health of young people who carry the sickle cell mutation. Beginning this fall, all Division I college athletes will undergo mandatory screening for the sickle cell trait. The program, rolled out by the National …

Captain Canuck scores new fitness club

Former Canuck Trevor Linden is making his start in a different kind of arena with his new health centre, Club 16: Trevor Linden Fitness.

French schools on front line of obesity fight

Fearing a US-style obesity epidemic, the French begin a Gallic battle of the bulge. read more

Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Virginia Commonwealth University has experts available in pediatric obesity, psychology, medicine and fashion to discuss a variety of topics including healthy eating, physical activity, lifestyle programs and strategies, trends and causes related to childhood obesity during the month of September. A Growing Problem Daphne Bryan, M.D., assistant professor in VCU’s Department of Family Medicine …

Unfit men working long hours face greater heart risk, study shows

Poor physical fitness and working more than 45 hours a week is potentially lethal combination for men aged 40-59 Unfit, middle-aged men who work more than 45 hours a week are more than twice as likely to die of heart disease as those who devote less time to their jobs, new research medical research warns today. It identifies the combination of poor physical fitness and working for unusually long …

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Snap Fitness opens to help shape up Grayling residents and visitors

A new gym, where people can trim down and bulk up their muscles, opened to serve Grayling area residents last week. Snap Fitness, a health club that is open 24 hours a day seven days a week, opened on Aug. 25. The business is located at 8307 West M-72, in the former Terry’s Sport Shop showroom.

Easy approach to weight loss just doesn’t work, says expert

Exercise and nutrition are the chocolate and peanut butter of good health. They go together like biceps and triceps, barbells and dumbbells, squats and inopportune flatulence … well, you get the idea.

Limber Up for All New Strictly Fit With Fitness First

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM–(Marketwire – Sept. 8, 2010) – As Strictly Come Dancing waltzes back onto TV screens, everyone can try their hand at dance moves inspired by the hit BBC One television show with the newly refreshed Strictly Fit group exercise classes from Fitness First.

Warm up to healthy giving

What message is fitness gift sending? Beware: A healthy gift may actually insult the recipient, experts say.

Barbara Hannah Grufferman: Aging Gracefully: Transform Your Body With 5 Simple Moves

Along with a regular cardio program and eating right, strength training is one of the best things you can do for your body, and your health.

Return Of Football Season Brings Attention To High Injury Rates And Need For Prevention

With fans anticipating the return of their favorite college and NFL players, thousands of young athletes also are conditioning for football programs of their own. The high-speed, full-contact plays may be an exciting aspect of the game, but also create a unique set of injuries that recent studies show are skyrocketing nationwide. According to U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission: – The 2009 …

Men’s Health Danger — Belly Fat

Slim & Fit AZ Addresses the Problem with Lifestyle Solutions

September is National Yoga Month – Les Mills and Pentagon Health and Wellness Center to Offer BODYFLOW® Class on …

In celebration of National Yoga Month, Les Mills and Pentagon Fitness will partner to offer a BODYFLOW® class on September 18th at 2:00 pm. Â Class is free and open to the public.

Boot camp offers big prize

Submitted photo – This year’s Argyle Adventure Boot Camp, which begins next week, features a contest in which the participant who makes the biggest improvement wins $1,000 and various gift cards.

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