The Close Ties Between Exercise and Beer – The New York Times

An amusing and interesting look at the relationship between exercise and alcohol consumption. Phew. Glad to know that my beer-after-some-workouts strategy isn't going to kill me. Many years ago, I used to run with a group called the Hash House…

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Breaking Muscle: The Simple Path to Being Your Fittest at Any Age

Love Andrew Read, who writes frequently for Breaking Muscle. This article for aging athletes (aren't we all?) is an excellent summary of the things you can look forward (?) to. It's possible to quibble over some of the details, but…

MarketWatch: 10 things personal trainers won’t tell you

This article speaks for itself, but this is absolutely my favorite passage: Turner says he’d prefer to hire a trainer who has a four-year degree in physical education or kinesiology, which is the study of body movements. “I’d rather have…

Working up a sweat may protect men from lethal prostate cancer — ScienceDaily

If we had as much evidence about the effectiveness of modern medicine as we do about the value of exercise, we might be able to regard the medical care industry with respect. Unfortunately, that is not the case. A study…

Midlife fitness helps reduce health costs after age 65 — ScienceDaily

This should come as no surprise to anyone with exercise experience and knowledge. The single most important thing you can do to stay away from our incompetent and greedy healthcare industry is to stay fit. People with high fitness levels…