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FightCamp Review

FightCamp review: The Peloton of boxing has me addicted

April 30th, 2022

Interactive workouts are all the rage right now, but nothing has managed to gain quite as much notoriety as Peloton. If there’s one Peloton rival you should consider trying though, it’s an interactive boxing workout program called FightCamp. FightCamp uses a combination of hardware to track your punches, an app to track your progress, and …

Exercise Immune System

Scientists found something simple that anyone can do to help beat a coronavirus infection

February 28th, 2021

Researchers have shown that exercise can strengthen the immune response by increasing the production of immune system cells called lymphocytes. Lymphocytes, or white blood cells, are involved in the immune response following infections with bacteria, viruses, and other pathogens. These findings were observed in experiments involving mice. If applicable to humans, these conclusions could lead …

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Apple is launching a workout subscription called Fitness+

September 15th, 2020

Apple is launching a fitness subscription program called Fitness+. New workouts are added weekly, and new workouts are added daily. The workouts require either no equipment or a simple set of dumbells. Apple has always been big on health, and with the Apple Watch that’s been jacked up to 11. Now, Apple is launching an …

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Hate running? These ankle exoskeletons could change that

March 27th, 2020

Stanford researchers have developed a wearable exoskeleton that makes it easier to run, reducing the energy cost of the running motion by as much as 15%.  The team says they are working on further enhancing the system and ultimately working to make the device fully portable.  The researchers hope to make it easier for non-athletic …

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Exercise may help prevent seven different types of cancer

December 28th, 2019

We all know we should exercise regularly. We know many of the benefits, we know the risks of being sedentary, and most of us do our best to get a bit of physical activity whenever it’s feasible. Now, a new study suggests that regular exercise might actually help to prevent seven different types of cancers. …

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You’ve been running wrong your entire life

October 9th, 2019

Whether you’re a seasoned marathoner, amateur jogger, or simply run when the situation warrants it, a new study claims that you’d be doing yourself a favor if you bound your feet together before your next sprint. This seemingly counterintuitive tip comes from a paper published in the Journal of Experimental Biology, and it has some …

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The federal government is begging everyone to move more

November 12th, 2018

While the debate around health insurance and “pre-existing conditions” continues to rage in political circles the U.S. government is now officially begging people to take care of themselves a bit better. In a new report released by the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), the sedentary lifestyles of many Americans is under attack, and …