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Rower who suffered rib fractures creates gym equipment to support others

A British rower who has hopes of becoming an Olympian has designed new gym equipment to support other athletes who may be prone to rib stress fractures. Max Parker, 23, created the GymMax to support other sportspeople, like him, who endure such high training loads that they can fracture their own ribs. The Nottingham Trent …

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New Sport and Wellbeing Academy will enhance health and wellbeing of local community

Nottingham Trent University has announced plans to create a Sport and Wellbeing Academy which will involve offering exercise and nutritional support and advice for patients via NHS referral. It is hoped that the academy, which will provide a free bespoke consultancy service, will play a key role in helping to reduce local health inequalities around …

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Short one-minute bursts of physical activity during daily tasks can prolong lifespan, study finds

Short one-minute spells of exercise during daily tasks can lead to large reductions in the risk of early death, a new study suggests. The research, published on Thursday in the journal Nature Medicine, said just three to four one-minute bouts of vigorous physical activity is associated with up to a 49 per cent reduction in death …

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Lower Weights Instead Of Raising Them For Bigger Muscles, Study Suggests

Those who lowered weights saw a greater increase in muscle cells Lowering weights rather than lifting them may be the key to building stronger muscles, new research suggests. Experts found that one type of muscle contraction, simply lowering weights, was just as effective as lowering and raising weights – suggesting that gym-goers could build the same amount …

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