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Intense exercise affects your ability to fight off colds

A doctor at Appalachian State University says intense exercise decreases your white blood cell levels and can mess up your immune system's ability to fight off colds.

Tags: colds

Thursday - 02/17/2011, 01:15pm EST

Too many people at the gym? Just wait

People who join health clubs at the start of the year tend to stop going by mid-February.

Tags: health club , gyms , New Year's ,

Friday - 01/07/2011, 09:11am EST

Fitness fans: Watch for signs of heat illnesses

Altering your exercise plans is the best bet in this oppressive heat.

Tags: Men's Health , Kristi King , heat exhaustion , hot weather tips

Thursday - 07/22/2010, 09:12am EDT

Slushie may help a hot workout

Young men who ran drank a syrup-flavored slushie before hopping on a treadmill in a hot room ran longer than those who drank syrup-flavored cold water.

Tags: running , slushie , slushy , Tanya Snyder , Colleen Kelleher ,

Wednesday - 05/05/2010, 08:44am EDT

Thousands of gym-goers hurt during workouts

The Consumer Products Safety Commission says there were more than 1,500 reports of people going to emergency rooms after injuring themselves on exercise equipment. The agency estimates that the true number of people who are actually hurt by equipment exceeds 50,000.

Tags: gyms , emergency room , injuries , Consumer Products Safety Commission , workout

Tuesday - 02/02/2010, 01:06am EST