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Exercise and Breast Cancer

The evening news last night was full of an important new study on alcohol and breast cancer.  It’s an important study because it incorporated data from 12 million people — yes, 12 million people — in 120 studies.  In short, … Continue reading

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How Running, Other Cardio Helps Young Adults Preserve Thinking Skills in Middle Age

A new study affirms the importance of cardio workouts for young adults.  But we’re all so pressed for time that many who want to be spiritually healthy as well as physically healthy find it really tough to exercise and do … Continue reading

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Study: Heart Attacks, Stroke at Work Often Follow Vigorous Physical Activity

I had worked out on my elliptical machine, had lunch — and then I had my heart attack. Turns out I’m not the only person to have had a heart attack after vigorous physical exercise.  A new study finds that … Continue reading

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Practical Hints for Fasting — or a Summer Slim Down

Fasting Catholics face the same challenge someone seeking to lose weight faces.  We have to get enough calories to be able to do our daily work, while giving up the excess. To get the needed calories  you need, adopt the … Continue reading

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Exercisers Can Burn 200 Calories in 2.5 Minutes: Study

Exercisers can burn as many as 200 extra calories in as little as 2.5 minutes of concentrated effort a day—as long as they intersperse longer periods of easy recovery in a practice known as sprint interval training. The finding could … Continue reading

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