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Weight-Lifting and the Cardiovascular System
Weight-lifting builds strong bones and muscles, but isn't so good for the CV system. Cholesterol isn't lowered, and, after many years, the arterial wall stiffens (decreased compliance). Weight-lifters should incorporate some type of aerobic exercise into their routine.

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Our innovative and award-winning app "Exercise Calorie Converter" converts the calories in restaurant foods and beverages into minutes of exercise.

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Today's Featured Topics

Resistance-Training Part 1: The Basics
If you're new to weight-lifting (resistance training), or, just want to follow solid scientific principles in your work-outs, read part 1 of our review: "Resistance-Training Principles Part 1: The Basics"

Ephedra: A Dangerous Supplement
A report published in 2003 revealed that, although ephedra supplements accounted for less than 1% of total herbal product sales, they were responsible for 64% of the adverse reactions due to herbals reported to poison control centers. Ephedra (Ma huang) was removed from the US market in 2004, however, other similar ingredients have taken its place. Read more about it at: "Ephedra: A Dangerous Supplement"

Treadmills continue to be one of the most popular pieces of exercise gear that consumers buy. (The important question is: do they get used?). There are some really great ones on the market these days. But, they're expensive. If you're shopping for a treadmill, read our review: "Treadmills"

Exercise Books and Videos

TITLE:  "Younger Next Year"
AUTHOR:  Crowley C, Lodge H
LENGTH:  321 pages
LIST PRICE:  $24.95

Lawyers are smart people, but that doesn't make them great writers. In "Younger Next Year," Chris Crowley, who is an attorney, writes about the exercise program his personal physician (Henry Lodge, MD) advocates. This book was on the New York Times best-seller list. Read our review to find out why we weren't impressed. Read more...

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