In this Jan. 8, 2019, photo, U.S Army troops training to serve as instructors participate in the new Army combat fitness test at the 108th Air Defense Artillery Brigade compound at Fort Bragg, N.C.
AP Photo/Gerry Broome
February 06, 2019 - 10:47 pm
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Army soldiers struggle to haul heavy sleds backward as fast as they can down a grassy field at Fort Bragg, filling the brisk North Carolina morning air with grunts of exertion and the shouts of instruction from their coaches. Watching from the sidelines, Sgt. Maj. Harold...
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Philadelphians are moving and grooving at an innovative hula hoop exercise class, led by Philadelphia Parks & Recreation.
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Justin Udo
February 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — About a year ago, Janice Barbour had a realization: "I'm out of shape." So she decided to do something about it. She started taking hula hoop dancing classes at the Hawthorne rec center in South Philadelphia. "I was trying to find some fitness that could one, fit into...
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New Year's resolutions
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December 26, 2018 - 12:40 pm
By Lisa Drayer (CNN) — With the end of the year approaching, it's not uncommon to start thinking about health goals for the new year, like losing weight, eating healthier, exercising and quitting smoking. But though we may have good intentions, choosing January 1 to make promises to get on a...
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October 23, 2018 - 11:05 am
By Ashley Welch, CBS News (CBS News) — Just how important is exercise if you want to live a healthy, longer life? New research finds not exercising or getting very little exercise is just as bad as many other known risk factors associated with death, including high blood pressure, diabetes,...
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Dr. Sanjay Sharma, professor of cardiology at St. George's University of London, speaks during an interview on Wednesday Aug. 8, 2018 about a study he led which found procedures that can help identify athletes who are at risk for heart-problems.
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August 08, 2018 - 5:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — What kind of heart check-up do young athletes need to make the team? A large study of teenage soccer players in England found in-depth screening didn't detect signs of trouble in some athletes who later died — yet allowed others at risk to get treated and back in the game. At...
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Instead of hitting the weight room, these men are hitting the barre.
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Kimberly Adams
July 28, 2018 - 3:22 pm
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A popular exercise routine has seen an increase in participants at one Cherry Hill gym — mostly by men. But instead of hitting the weight room, these men are hitting the barre. "It's very hard, different coordination ... it's [a] completely different level," said...
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May 28, 2018 - 7:38 am
By Amy Chillag (CNN) - - In her prime, Julie Mignerey was on her high school swim team. The statuesque woman grew up in a health-conscious household. Her father played professional football, and her mother, she says, was "fit and healthy." Fast-forward to 2018: Mignerey is 48 and married, with four...
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