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Journal EntryArmy recruit goes from couch potato to Warfighter
A former couch potato turned disciplined army recruit gets into fighting shape.
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Journal EntryStudies look at the effect of running has on your knees
The October 13, 2010 Health section of the New York Times has an article discussing recent research on knees, arthritis and vigorous exercise.
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Journal EntryHigh-intensity versus long, steady workouts for losing weight
The Montreal Gazette examines this burning question.
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Journal EntryWho wants to wear "toe shoes"?
Vibram’s line of FiveFingers shoes, or VFFs (also known as toe shoes), has become the most controversial item in military running.
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Journal EntryKeeping fit while deployed at sea
Marines and sailors rely on creativity and enthusiasm to keep fit while at sea.
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Journal EntryWhich is better: 30 minutes of swimming or running?
The Globe and Mail (Toronto) has an interesting piece on which activity is better for you – swimming or running?
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Journal EntryThe hidden danger of extreme workouts
Are high-intensity fitness programs safe?
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Journal EntryStudy indicates better results by periodically alternating training program
It has been known to trainers that alternating higher intensity and lower intensity training sessions is the most effective means for conditioning athletes. As reported in the September 20, 2010 edition of the Tauton Daily Gazzette (Tauton, MA), recent research indicates that it is not necessary to train at high-effort levels every exercise session.
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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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Journal EntryMarines address fitness testing
Failing a fitness test can get a Marine passed over for promotion,perhaps ending career hopes. According to an article from KVOA.com based in Tucson, AZ, there is growing pressure to hold marines to a higher standard for physical fitness and combat readiness.
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