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How inherited fitness may affect breast cancer risk

By Henry J. Thompson, Director Cancer Prevention Laboratory, Colorado State University. Physical activity has long been considered a way to lower risk for breast cancer. vectorfusionart/Shutterstock.com Repeated studies have shown that physical inactivity, and the occurrence of obesity to which it is linked, increases the risk for many chronic diseases, including breast and other cancers. In… Read more

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Marathon mania gains momentum

But soaring participation rates in China have come at a cost China’s ever-growing fascination with fitness has triggered a marathon craze among the country’s health-conscious middle class, but lax management has often meant race organizers have struggled to keep pace with the demand for their events. Whether it’s throngs of participants jogging past Tian’anmen Square during… Read more

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AK Investigating Molestation Claims in Keringet Camp

Athletics Kenya (AK) says it is investigating complains of molestation of young girls at an unnamed training camp in Keringet, Nakuru County and have vowed action will be taken on anyone found culpable. The local athletics body says it has been investigating the claims for a while and they have now threatened lifetime bans from athletics… Read more

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African Athletics Congress – Preparations Hot Up

The President of the African Athletics Confederation granted a press briefing in Yaounde yesterday October 3, 2017 An Extraordinary Congress of the Confederation of African Athletics will take place in Rabat in the Kingdom of Morocco from October 8-10, 2017. Ahead of this important event the President of the African Athletics Confederation, Kalkaba Malboum, granted a… Read more

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6 Tips To Take Control Of Your Health With Physical Activity

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 is National Women’s Health & Fitness Day. Held on the last Wednesday each September, the day serves as an important reminder for women everywhere and of all ages to make their health and fitness a priority. Not only are they often setting the example for children on how to live a healthy… Read more

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New Augmented Reality App from Fitness AR Gives Runners, Bikers and Hikers the Ability to Plan and Relive Routes in an Entirely New Way

First Fitness App to Use Mapbox Unity SDK with ARKit Launches in the iOS App Store SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — With the release of iOS11, Fitness AR launched the world’s first fitness app that takes advantage of the Mapbox Unity SDK and ARKit to deliver on the promise of augmented reality (AR) for… Read more

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Olympia Keen to Defend National Championship Title

Sierra Leone’s 2016 Rio Olympic Games sprinting representative, Ishmael Dudu Kamara is keen to defend his National championship title when the rejuvenated Sierra Leone Athletics Association tournament gets underway today, September 28 at the Siaka Stevens Stadium in Freetown. The two-day championship will attract over 150 athletes from the four regional areas in the country and… Read more

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