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Cardiovascular Fitness

Taking Time Off From Your Workouts During the Holidays? How Fast You Lose Fitness and Tips to Minimize the Hit

Jill S. Brown | Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

The truth is it doesn't take long for the body to start losing strength, endurance and aerobic power and anaerobic capacity. In just days or weeks some of these qualities can start to decline. The adage "use it or lose it" has more scientific relevance than you may think. You work out hard and the body adapts by getting fitter, you stop and that hard work starts to deteriorate.

Sound Body Equals Sound Mind, Study Finds

LiveScience | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A new study proves the old Roman saying, "A sound mind in a sound body" �" the more fit one's heart is, the more one's brain seems to benefit, scien...