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Feb
21
2012

[Abstract] Low-volume interval training improves muscle oxidative capacity in sedentary adults

Source: Hood MS, Little JP, Tarnopolsky MA, Myslik F, Gibala MJ. [Abstract] Low-volume interval training improves muscle oxidative capacity in sedentary adults. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21448086, 21 February 2012.
Abstract INTRODUCTION: High-intensity interval training (HIT) increases skeletal muscle oxidative capacity similar to traditional endurance training, despite... Read more »

Feb
15
2012

How 1-Minute Intervals Can Improve Your Health

Source: Reynolds, Gretchen. "How 1-Minute Intervals Can Improve Your Health," The New York Times. http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/02/15/how-1-minute-intervals-can-improve-our-health/ 15 February 2012.
While many of us wonder just how much exercise we really need in order to gain health and fitness, a group of scientists in Canada are turning that issue on... Read more »

Feb
1
2012

Exercise as Housecleaning for the Body

Source: Reynolds, Gretchen. "Exercise as Housecleaning for the Body," New York Times, 1 February 2012. http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/02/01/exercise-as-housecleaning-for-the-body/
When ticking off the benefits of physical activity, few of us would include intracellular housecleaning. But a new study suggests that the ability of exercise to speed the removal of garbage from... Read more »

Jan
30
2012

Protein Signaling Ties Muscle Development to Bone

Source: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. http://www.niams.nih.gov/News_and_Events/Spotlight_on_Research/2012/tie_muscle_bone.asp, 30 January, 2012
Researchers at the University of Colorado in Boulder have found that, in embryonic mice, a protein secreted by developing bone signals muscle precursor cells to help bring about a crucial stage of muscle development.... Read more »

Jan
30
2012

Bioengineers reprogram muscles to combat degeneration

Source: University of California - Berkley. http://newscenter.berkeley.edu/2011/09/22/reprogramming-muscles-to-combat-degeneration/, 30 January 2012 (released 22 September 2011)
By Sarah Yang, Media Relations | September 22, 2011 BERKELEY — Opening the door to the development of new treatments for muscle degeneration, UC Berkeley researchers have turned back the clock on mature muscle tissue,... Read more »

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