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Physical Activity Reduces Depressive Symptoms in Children: Meta-Analysis

January 22, 2023 Physical activity can significantly reduce depressive symptoms in children and adolescents, according to a recent study published in JAMA Pediatrics. 1 The meta-analysis of 21 studies involving 2,441 participants (47% boys and 53% girls) between the ages of 11-19 found that physical activity may help alleviate depressive symptoms in young patients. Twelve …

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Winter Yoga for back pain: 5 exercises for back pain relief during winters | Health

One of the most widespread sources of discomfort in the world, back pain can affect people of all ages where approximately 30% of adult females are thought to experience lower back pain, compared to 25% of adult male adults. According to health experts, the categories of back pain can be identified as cervical (neck), thoracic …

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“It’s Ok to Have a Little Dysfunction” : Taking a Heed to Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Advice, Elite Bodybuilder Heads Straight to the Bar

‏Arnold Schwarzenegger is a beacon of hope and inspiration for bodybuilders even today. Affirming to this is a recent example when the bodybuilding professional Cory Gregory shared a handful of wise words that were once uttered by the Austrian Oak following which an unfeigned Gregory went to the bar. This advice that he clearly remembers …

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There’s a Science to How Often You Should Change Up Your Exercise Routine : ScienceAlert

People asking for exercise advice are usually looking for a simple answer. Do this over that. Do this much of that thing, for this long. Get these gains. In reality, things are never that simple. That’s certainly true for the age-old question of how often one should change up one’s exercise routine. Unfortunately, there’s no …

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Is Mr Olympia natural: Do they allow Steroids in Mr Olympia?

The conversation around bodybuilding competitions being completely natural have always received contrasting opinions. A primary reason behind these polarized viewpoints is a perpetual ambiguity which not only surrounds coveted competitions but also around bodybuilding in general. One must not ignore that not only bodybuilders or aspiring bodybuilders use steroids to increase muscle-size but the same …

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Trans woman Christynne Wood hits back at ‘naked’ YMCA locker room claims in Santee

The trans woman accused of ‘terrifying’ a 17-year-old girl in the women’s locker room of a California YMCA has hit back at the claims, insisting she did not parade around naked as was suggested, and labeling her critics ‘Neanderthals’. Christynne Wood, 66, started transitioning in 2016 around the same time as she sued her old …

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What are Key Performance Indicators in sports, why are they needed and how do they work

What is a Key Performance Indicator (KPI)? It’s a simple metric concept taken from the finance sector. It measures the effectiveness of the strategy applied in sport. How does it relate to strength and conditioning? Combined testing is considered as a KPI. Having said that, all tests and methodologies may not always transfer to the …

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Translucent Clogs, Professional Pee Bottle, Lightest E-Foil and, More Emerging Gear

Card.io Fitness App Touted as a “Pokémon Go”-like experience, the Card.io app (launched this month) gamifies fitness. Runners and bikers can now play a “community-based game of turf war” from a phone-based interface. You stake claim to territories and compete against individuals or teams. Workout stats and fitness goals are tracked alongside the gamified aerobic …

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“Just Lifting Weights Eventually Will Cripple You, Will Beat You Up, or Break You Down”: Sylvester Stallone Makes His Case on Why He’d Beat ‘Great Bodybuilder’ Arnold Schwarzenegger in a Boxing Match

Ask any gym regular for his inspiration; he might quote Sylvester Stallone starred Rocky or Rambo series as the one which roused him to take the fitness road. Such has influenced those movies in the last three to four decades. Stallone, in his corner, made it a point to look the part to the letter …

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