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Most people exercise for one of four reasons: to look good, feel good, function better and live longer. Unfortunately, some exercise systems excel in one area and fall flat in the other. Time being...
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Metabolic Physique Conditioning-Optimizing the Body!

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Exercise changes the way fat is stored - Telegraph

Exercise changes the way fat is stored - Telegraph | Peak Performance News | Scoop.it
Rigorous exercise is known as the best way to burn off some excess calories, but it may also bring another advantage – it helps to change the way fat is stored in the first place.
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Train Hard but Smart!

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Robot exoskeleton suits that could make us superhuman

Robot exoskeleton suits that could make us superhuman | Peak Performance News | Scoop.it
Bionic exoskeletons could make us superhuman -- here are five of the most incredible robot suits around.
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Super soldier program.

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Virginia Tech researcher is making noise in the sports industry

Virginia Tech researcher is making noise in the sports industry | Peak Performance News | Scoop.it
A researcher at Virginia Tech is making noise in the sports industry, but says not enough people are listening.
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Great and simple way to help athletes against head trauma

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How Many People Self-Track? - Quantified Self

How Many People Self-Track? - Quantified Self | Peak Performance News | Scoop.it
How many people self-track? Quantified Self analysis of the 2013 Pew survey on self-tracking for health.
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Study links 180,000 global deaths to sugary drinks

Study links 180,000 global deaths to sugary drinks | Peak Performance News | Scoop.it
Researchers reported Tuesday that they have linked 180,000 obesity-related deaths worldwide to sugary drinks, including 25,000 adult Americans.
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Lets educate all on the evil of SUGAR! 

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Concussion suspected? You'rrrre outta the game, neurologists urge

Concussion suspected? You'rrrre outta the game, neurologists urge | Peak Performance News | Scoop.it
Concussion research has yet to turn up therapies that can diminish the consequences of a mild traumatic brain injury or shorten the duration of its symptoms, the nation's leading group of neurologists concluded on Monday.
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Great article on the landscape of #concussions. 

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Take An Inside Look At The New Concussion Technology That Is Revolutionizing Sports

Take An Inside Look At The New Concussion Technology That Is Revolutionizing Sports | Peak Performance News | Scoop.it
The games we love are here to stay. Sports like football, hockey, soccer and lacrosse are enmeshed in our athletic culture, and the lessons and joy we...
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Nice piece on ouI mouthguard. Think in 3D(data,drives,decisions)!

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Entrepreneurs Who Master Storytelling Win More

Entrepreneurs Who Master Storytelling Win More | Peak Performance News | Scoop.it
Starbucks Chairman Howard Shultz talks to the media at the Vancouver Waterfront Station location, celebrating 20 years of Starbucks in British Columbia.

Via David Hain, Richard Andrews
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Great article

 

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Lenka Lutonska's curator insight, January 27, 2013 11:53 AM

Excellent article with pragmatic advice on making your storytelling impactful. 

Ricard Lloria's comment, January 27, 2013 11:22 PM
great article! Thank you!
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Ohio High School Concussion Reporting Project

Ohio High School Concussion Reporting Project | Peak Performance News | Scoop.it
If most concussions occur without loss of consciousness, how would a coach determine a student received a potentially serious injury? Student journalists at Kent State University checked with high schools around Ohio.

Via M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
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T NATION | Don't Be Like Donald Duck

T NATION | Don't Be Like Donald Duck | Peak Performance News | Scoop.it
Bret prescribes 6 great exercises to fix the common problem of excessive anterior pelvic tilt.
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Cutting calories might help you live longer, but not without increased physical activity

Cutting calories might help you live longer, but not without increased physical activity | Peak Performance News | Scoop.it
Dietary restriction alone does not extend lifespan – at least in fruit flies. Flies, which share many genetic similarities with humans, need physical activity in order to live longer on a Spartan diet.
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Stop Stealing Dreams

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The economy has changed, probably forever. School hasn't. School was invented to create a constant stream of compliant factory workers to the growing businesses of the 1900s.
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T NATION | Your Cardio Makes No Sense

T NATION | Your Cardio Makes No Sense | Peak Performance News | Scoop.it
Is puking on your shoes really improving your conditioning? Here's a scientific approach to building the aerobic and anaerobic systems.
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Great post on  metabolic training. Wait to see what we do  will post on www.PeakPerformanceRadio.net blog. Had great podcast session MAster Trainer Casey Stuzman and XFIT owner Jimmy Fusaro. Stay tuned!

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Exercise changes the way fat is stored - Telegraph

Exercise changes the way fat is stored - Telegraph | Peak Performance News | Scoop.it
Rigorous exercise is known as the best way to burn off some excess calories, but it may also bring another advantage – it helps to change the way fat is stored in the first place.
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Train hard but smart!

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NASA asks: Could 3-D-printed food fuel a mission to Mars?

NASA asks: Could 3-D-printed food fuel a mission to Mars? | Peak Performance News | Scoop.it
Texas company wins research grant to test the concept — with possible uses here on Earth, too.
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Wow this is a sci fi comics and movies are making it real!

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Device Might Make Reading on Treadmill Easier

Device Might Make Reading on Treadmill Easier | Peak Performance News | Scoop.it
Adjusts text on monitor to accommodate up and down of running.
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Wow very cool technology!

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Salty Truth: Adults Worldwide Eating Too Much Sodium | TIME.com

Salty Truth: Adults Worldwide Eating Too Much Sodium | TIME.com | Peak Performance News | Scoop.it
According to the American Heart Association, excessive salt intake led to nearly 2.3 million heart-related deaths worldwide in 2010
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Sugar, Salt in excess is bad for you. Fat goes not make you fat. Hmmmm food pyramid is wrong. #educate and #understand a lifestyle

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How Sitting Too Much Is Making Us Sick and Fat -- And What to Do About It

How Sitting Too Much Is Making Us Sick and Fat -- And What to Do About It | Peak Performance News | Scoop.it
There's no question that regular exercise is essential to health. For the vast majority of our evolutionary history, we've had to exert ourselves -- often quite strenuously -- to get food, find shelter and simply survive.
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KreuzFit's curator insight, March 19, 2013 6:58 AM

"Sitting is the new smoking." [unknown source]

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Why Every Office Should Switch To Walking Desks | TechCrunch

Why Every Office Should Switch To Walking Desks | TechCrunch | Peak Performance News | Scoop.it
TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news.
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Great Simple way along with walking meetings or onsite fitness facilities. Business should consider being preventative with healthcare as oppose to paying for extra cost on a healthcare...

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Mouthguard Detects Head Impact In Athletes

Mouthguard Detects Head Impact In Athletes | Peak Performance News | Scoop.it
Despite the medical advancements and spike in concussion awareness during the past few years, the ability to quickly and accurately detect head impact...
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Yahoo sports did a great review our our system on athlete safety.

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Does Cardio Cause Heart Disease?

Does Cardio Cause Heart Disease? | Peak Performance News | Scoop.it
Learn if too much exercise really damages your heart, or if the claims about cardio being bad for you are all hype.
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KreuzFit's curator insight, January 27, 2013 10:36 AM

Dies ist der erste Artikel in einer Serie von weiteren, die sich mit einer aktuell aufkaimenden Debatte befassen, ob Cardio-Workouts (aka Ausdauer-Training oder Training im aeroben Bereich) Herzkrankheiten hervorruft bzw. begünstigt.

KreuzFit's comment, January 27, 2013 10:43 AM
While I do believe in the positive aspects of cardio training: how is the situation with high intensity interval training? Anybody any insights / references?
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Next-Gen Fitness Gadgets Will Sync to Bluetooth-Enabled Devices - Mashable

Next-Gen Fitness Gadgets Will Sync to Bluetooth-Enabled Devices - Mashable | Peak Performance News | Scoop.it
GigaOMNext-Gen Fitness Gadgets Will Sync to Bluetooth-Enabled DevicesMashableThe next generation of sports and fitness gadgets and apps will be able to sync with a wider variety of devices — from smartphones, tablets, laptops and even TVs —...
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Why current strategies for fighting obesity are not working

As the United States confronts the growing epidemic of obesity among children and adults, a team of obesity researchers concludes that what the nation needs is a new battle plan -- one that replaces the emphasis on widespread food restriction and...
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T NATION | How I Really Train

T NATION | How I Really Train | Peak Performance News | Scoop.it
So how does a strength training legend actually train, day in, day out? It's probably the way you should be training.
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