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Journal EntryStop and go: Benefits of interval training
Interval training is a time-efficient way to improve strength, speed, and endurance while improving your body composition and reducing cardiovascular risk.
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Journal EntryDitch the elevator
Bored with going nowhere on that stair climber at the gym? Try using real stairs, and get where you are going while exercising.
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Journal EntryStrength training to optimize performance
No exercise program is complete without strength training. It contributes to your strength, speed, and size—and makes you look good, too.
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Journal EntryJump for fitness
Plyometric training involves the kind of muscle contraction you experience in jumping. Using it as part of your exercise routine can improve your athletic performance.
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Journal EntryNutrition for fitness
Exercise isn’t enough—you need to give your body the right kind of fuel to optimize your fitness. The new 2010 USDA Dietary Guidelines focus on balancing healthy eating with physical activity.
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Journal Entry Troff documentCould sleep be your single most important health habit?
Guest contributor Dr. Daniel Johnston of Comprehensive Soldier Fitness makes a case for why he thinks sleep is the most important health habit.
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Journal EntryFuture Trends: DARPA looking to develop “performance underwear” for warriors
DARPA researchers envision a future of soldier technology that will improve Warfighter effectiveness by employing high-tech underwear.
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Journal Entry ECMAScript programMarines address boot camp injuries
Reducing injuries during boot camp is a priority for the Marine Corps; athletic trainers keep watch over recruits to ensure the 13-week training is as injury-free as possible.
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Journal EntryWorkouts you can do at home during the holidays
You can fit in these workouts at your home through the holiday season to keep you on track.
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Journal EntryBe specific about your training
You will get the best results from your training program if you tailor it to fit your personal goals and activities.
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