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Journal EntryDiet: Major piece of soldier's health, fitness puzzle
As Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. stresses the Comprehensive Soldier Fitness Program, the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy finds itself at the tip of the spear in offering health and fitness insight to its enlisted members.
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Journal EntryAfter heatstroke, when is it safe to exercise?
Heatstroke is a potentially deadly consequence of exercising. "This is a very controversial area, even more so than concussions," said Dr. Francis G. O'Connor, president of the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine. He moderated a debate on the topic at a recent meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine.
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Journal EntryPatella Bands: Do they help runners?
Patella bands are knee braces often worn by runners in order to alleviate the aches of a knee injury. However, there are underlying issues that remain in determining their effectiveness.
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Journal EntryConsumer Reports® report finds dangerous dietary supplements
In a report from the September 2010 issue of Consumer Reports®, the twelve most dangerous dietary supplements posing health risks have been identified.
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Journal EntryRunners: To strech or not to stretch?
The USA Track and Field (USATF), the National Governing Body for track and field, long-distance running and race walking in the United States has just released a study to determine the effect of pre-run stretching on running injuries.
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Journal EntryIs high endurance running harmful to your heart?
MedicalNewsToday.com presents an article that reports on a 2009 study from the European Journal of Echocardiography that assesses the effects of running in ultra-endurance races.
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Journal EntryRunners: How to pace yourself on hills
A study published this year in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise suggests that most runners make two key mistakes: They try to run too fast uphill and don’t run fast enough downhill.
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Journal EntryRethinking protein powder supplements
Protein powder supplements are a popular source for packing on muscle.
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Journal EntryPerforming at your peak in high altitudes
Researchers at USARIEM conduct research on military performance in high altitude environments and published their findings in Altitude Acclimatization and Illness Management Guidelines this year.
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Journal EntryPreventing heat-related illness
What to drink when you're working out in hot environments.
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