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How Resistance Training Shapes Tissues Other Than Your Muscles

How Resistance Training Shapes Tissues Other Than Your Muscles

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Resistance training is your ticket to becoming stronger and more defined – but that’s not the only reason to do it. Have you ever thought about how resistance training impacts other tissues – like the connective tissue that gives your body support and resistance to injury? Find out how the benefits of resistance training go beyond building bigger muscles

Do Women Have to Work Harder to Breathe During Exercise Relative to Men?

Do Women Have to Work Harder to Breathe During Exercise Relative to Men?

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Women, on average, have a lower aerobic capacity than men. That’s why women typically don’t perform quite as well as men in endurance sports. There are a number of reasons for this. Now, a new study shows women have to work harder to breathe during exercise relative to men and this may impact exercise performance. Find out more.

How Your Brain Protects You Against Cancer?

How Your Brain Protects You Against Cancer?

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Cancer is a frightening diagnosis and one most people want to avoid. Fortunately, lifestyle factors count when it comes to lowering your risk for this common disease. Now scientists have identified a brain protein that helps keep cancer in check and it’s influenced by lifestyle, especially your sleep patterns. Read on to find out more about this cancer protective protein.