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  • Which Sportsman of the Year was more deserving, Phelps ('08) or Ripken ('95)?

    Phelps beat the world
  • Weighing yourself can be misleading

    Weighing yourself can be misleading
    Jen had been obese, had gastric bypass surgery and lost 80 pounds. She was walking five or six times a week — about 25 miles — and had started doing marathons. Then she started lifting weights twice a week to add some resistance training to...

    Risk factors shouldn't stop you from exercising

    Risk factors shouldn't stop you from exercising
    Even people with risk factors need exercise. In fact, people with risk factors stand to see the greatest gains from regular exercise, including a potential reduction in the very risk factors they once viewed as an impediment to it. According to...

    Aerobic exercise boosts fat-burning ability

    Aerobic exercise boosts fat-burning ability
    Any exercise you do requires two things: muscle contraction and energy. You train your muscles with exercise, of course, but did you know you also train the mechanisms that provide the energy? All cellular activity is fueled by adenosine triphosphate, or...

    Start weight loss with two-week diet

    Start weight loss with two-week diet
    If you're overweight, you're not alone. According to research by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, 66 percent of adults in the U.S. are overweight or obese. Losing weight is a goal of nearly everyone who exercises, and...