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Home Based Exercise Improves Knee Osteoarthritis Pain

A newly published study from the peer reviewed Journal of Sports Science and Medicine indicates that home based exercise programs that include balance and agility and/or resistance training can significantly reduce osteoarthritis pain in the knee: The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of a home-based kinesthesia, balance and agility (KBA) exercise …

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Top 3 Most Effective Chest Exercises

Want to know which exercise isolates the pectoralis major the most? Check out this study to learn which are the most effective chest exercises, conducted by the American Council on Exercise: ACE-Sponsored Research: Top 3 Most Effective Chest Exercises. Other exercises than the ones mentioned in this study may be more beneficial for you, depending …

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Static Kneeling Hip Flexor Stretch

Anyone who sits a lot needs to do this hip flexor stretch, and in this day and age where many folks have jobs spent sitting in front of a computer screen for hours, that means almost EVERYONE. Tight or shortened hip flexors can contribute to low back pain, shoulder dysfunction, knee pain, and over-pronation of …

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Effects of Six Months of Combined Aerobic and Strength Training for Elderly Adults with Type 2 Diabetes

Hot off the press from the September issue of the peer reviewed Journal of Sports Science and Medicine, an article about strength training for elderly adults with type 2 diabletes: This study evaluated the effects of a 6-month combined aerobic and resistance training program on the body composition, glycemic control, lipid profile, and functional capacity …

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