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Journal EntryOutside Magazine plunges into the work at USARIEM
Outside Magazine’s Christopher Solomon, took the plunge, so to speak, into the work conducted at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine (USARIEM).
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Journal EntryOverweight recruits make it tough to fill military ranks
There have been a rash of articles in the news recently focusing on soldier fitness (or lack thereof).
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Journal EntryPounding the pavement or soft trails—which running surface is better?
Some experts think that soft-surface running is harder on the body than running on pavement.<br /><br /><br />
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Journal EntryQuestions raised on the effectiveness of toning shoes
Toning shoes are exercise shoes that have a uniquely shaped rocker type sole and extra cushioning to alter the wearer’s normal walking gait. They are the latest trend in fitness footwear, but is all the buzz and manufacturer’s claims too good to be true?
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Journal Entry text/texmacsRecall of certain body building products
MuscleMaster.com, Inc. announced a recall of body building products.
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Journal EntryRisky marketing: Dietary supplements and teen athletics
The Columbus Dispatch (Ohio) recently ran a five-day series titled &quot;Little leagues, big costs&quot; In this series, The Dispatch explores where youth sports have taken wrong turns in recent years.
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Journal EntrySenator Durbin urges FDA to investigate energy drinks
Senator Dick Durbin has asked the FDA to investigate the caffeine content and other ingredients in energy drinks due to serious concerns about their safety.
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Journal Entry ECMAScript programSensors and smartphones may help save lives
&nbsp;Early detection of blood loss and other medical conditions can help save lives. New technology combined with smartphones may be the new way medics respond to emergencies on the battlefield.
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Journal EntrySmartphone apps to help with stress and relaxation
The National Center for Telehealth and Technology offers expanded mobile apps to help users control stress and monitor PTSD symptoms from their smartphones.
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Journal EntrySoldiers speak out in support of CrossFit
Last week, Wired Magazine ran an article on high intensity fitness programs that are being studied and evaluated in a review of high-intensity fitness programs by the Consortium for Health and Military Performance, or CHAMP, at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.
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