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    Eight tips for healthy bones — Part 1

    We offer the first four of 8 tips for healthy bones, including weight-bearing exercise, jumping, avoiding being too thin or drinking too much coffee.

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    Exercise before sexual activity can diminish anti-depressant side effects

    Anti-depressant medications frequently cause annoying sexual side effects, but recently published research involving 52 women concluded that a 30-minute session of moderate-intensity exercise soon before sex improves sexual functioning and satisfaction.

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    Sex and exercise: two big conclusions

    Sexual intercourse is very unlikely to provoke a heart attack, and a sexual encounter can be a significant type of exercise. Men burn about 4 calories per minute, and women 3 per minute, which surely varies from person to person and couple to couple.

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    Pregnant women who exercise deliver babies with better brains

    Researchers at the University of Montreal conducted a study on healthy pregnant women and found that those who were more physically active delivered babies with more mature brains.

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    Five hints to get better results from weight training

    To get best results from weight training, first warm up properly, then mentally concentrate on the specific muscle you are working, keep breathing and ensure your form and positioning is correct. Slowing down significantly on the negative (eccentric) motion helps protect against injury and leads to more rapid muscle growth.

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    Short walks after meals best to control blood sugar

    A small well-conducted research study showed that the best program to reduce blood sugar increases after meals was to take short 15 minute walks, at an easy to moderate pace, soon after finishing each meal. This program decreases the risk that pre-diabetics will advance to full diabetes.

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    How physical activity can decrease the risk of breast cancer

    Women who exercise (even by doing physical chores at home or walking) can lower their risk of breast cancer by up to 30%. Recent research suggests the reason is that exercise improves the ratio of “good” estrogen to unhealthy estrogen.

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    New research about breast pain during exercise

    The University of Portsmouth (England) has researched the problem of breast pain in women when they exercise, and they have published some online materials that should be helpful. Many women, especially those with larger breasts, note discomfort while exercising, but a well-fitted sports bra will help the large majority.