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I Stopped Using a Fitness Tracker at Night Because I Obsessed With My Sleep Metrics

I am obsessed with sleep. I’m an eight-hour-a-night girl and I’m normally in bed by 10 p.m., with proven duvets and pillows to make sure I get the best night’s sleep possible. But after I started wearing a fitness tracker to monitor the quality of my naps, my sleeping habits actually got worse — until …

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Combining strength training with another activity could lower your risk of premature death, study finds |  CNN

Combining strength training with another activity could lower your risk of premature death, study finds | CNN

Editor’s note: Sign up for CNN’s Fitness, But Better newsletter series. Our seven-part guide will help you adopt a healthy routine, backed by experts. CNN — Aerobic activities and strength training have health benefits on their own, but their combination could have an even greater effect when it comes to preventing disease and risking early …

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As the World Heart Day approaches on 29 September, we take a look at how much exercise would be too much exercise (PTI)

World Heart Day: running, cardio, strength – how much is too much?

How much exercise would be too much exercise for your body? How much exercise would cross the threshold of helping you improve your fitness and go on to harm your body by overloading it? When should you be careful? Cardiovascular disease (CVD), including heart disease and stroke, is the leading cause of death worldwide, claiming …

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Cycling Workout of the Week #11: Sweetspot Blocks [1hr] - AKA "best value" training

Cycling Workout of the Week #11: Sweetspot Blocks [1hr] – AKA “best value” training

Sweetspot has often been called “the best value” training. This allows us to sustainably accumulate the most training stress in the shortest possible time. With this session, you really make the most of the time you spend churning on a turbo trainer. Working near – but not above – critical power means the effort is …

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Glow Fitness Studio gears up for grand opening of new fitness concept: Short Takes on Avon, Avon Lake and North Ridgeville

North Ridgeville, Ohio A new gym will be opening soon in North Ridgeville and the owners are just thrilled. The new interactive-style gym concept is one of only six in the country. It’s huge in Europe and slowly making its way to the United States. Glow Fitness Studio in North Ridgeville is a unique and …

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Aerobic Intensity Changes How Exercise Affects Our Mind

Aerobic Intensity Changes How Exercise Affects Our Mind

Source: Alexander_P/Shutterstock A new study from Dartmouth College sheds light on how easy-to-moderate aerobic exercise affects the human mind differently than high-intensity workouts over a full calendar year. This research, the first of its kind, suggests that doing regular cardio (eg, walking, jogging, swimming) at an easy or hard pace affects the functioning of the …

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