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As if we didn't need any more evidence that regular exercise is good for you.  Now it seems that even small amounts, as little as 15 minutes, can add years to your life.   The current recommendations for exercise rest around 150 minutes per week.  Yet researchers in Taiwan observing over a period of 8 years noticed that even at 15 minutes per day, deaths from any cause were dropped significantly.  It may not seem like it, but you can do a lot in 15 minutes.   15 minutes is enough for a tough circuit or a brisk walk around the block.  15 minutes in plenty of time to get 4 or 5 hard sets of just one exercise in, or even to simply take some time to stretch out your stiff…
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Over the past several years one popular news story item that seems to keep coming up is that Americans don’t exercise enough and are comparatively out of shape with regards to other countries.  Taking a short break from designing torturous exercise programs I decided to investigate a little into what upcoming trends are coming in the hopes that some as yet unknown force is going to change that. I began with a simple search for ‘popular exercise trends in europe’ and an article from the Huffington Post UK comes up listing said trends for 2013.  After updating myself on the currents status of Kim Kardassian’s baby(she’s fine btw) I read through the list of 20 coming trends to the British Isles.   There were some interesting ones like the Ugi Ball…
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