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At What Age is CrossFit Not a Good Idea?

Question/Answer – Grayson Fertig

At what age is CrossFit not a good idea? – Mike, 53 years old, Salt Lake City 

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Generation 100: The Biggest Clinical HIIT Trial in the World!

by Fiona Callender and Sara Thompson

Sara and I arrived in Norway late in the evening and took a bus to an Airbnb just down the street from the Norwegian Institute of Science and Technology in Trondheim. 1,645 more words

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How low can you go? What is the minimum amount of activity that benefits cardiovascular function?

Contributed by Sarah L West, PhD, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology, Trent University

As we have learned through the research pieces highlighted on Fast Twitch Grandma, aging is associated with many physiological changes. 759 more words

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Having trouble with motivation? Try adding music to your workout!

Contributed by Sara Thompson, MSc, Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, Human Physiology Research Unit, University of Toronto

In recent FTG articles, we’ve discussed how sprint training can help prevent and/or treat ailments that are prevalent in the aging population such as… 650 more words

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High Intensity Interval Training: a more efficient way to train your body and brain

Contributed by Julia C. Basso, PhD, Post-doctoral Research Associate at the Center for Neural Science and New York University

Many different forms of exercise exist.  At the gym, we are given options to use the treadmill, stationary bicycle, Stairmaster, elliptical or participate in a yoga, Zumba or spin class.  733 more words

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Fad or fact? The benefits of High Intensity Interval Training in aging adults

Contributed by Sara Thompson, MSc, Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, Human Physiology Research Unit, University of Toronto

As people age, there are changes to processes that happen at a cellular level, such as a decrease in the activity of enzymes and higher blood sugars (and a less efficient way of handling sugar). 591 more words

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The Sprint to Slow-Down Brain Decline

Contributed by Sara Thompson, MSc, Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, Human Physiology Research Unit, University of Toronto

As we learned from a recent FTG post… 708 more words

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