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There has been plenty of conversation lately around doing plank exercises after age 50—is it safe?  What is the effect of estrogen depletion of skeletal muscles? Can doing planks to strengthen the core actually cause a prolapse of the pelvic organs? The answer is a resounding NO—planks can continue to be a great strengthening exercise, but there...

Ten years ago, research showed that there was no evidence to show that modern running shoes prevented injuries, and such shoes should be considered “unproven technology with the potential to cause harm.”  Then in 2009,the rise in barefoot or “minimalist” running created the thinking that more traditional runners were not...

  A recent study in the journal Neuropsycologia finds that our brains tend to be wired towards being lazy.  People know that they should exercise and even may plan to work out, but electrical signals in the brain may be motivating them to be sedentary.  Relatively few people exercise regularly, even...