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Workouts Get Smart, Streamlined With Tech-personalized Routines - Yahoo News

Antoniou said because of the workout she is stronger and has improved her golf game with just two 20 minute sessions per week. The Exercise Coach, a Chicago-based firm that has 30 franchises nationally, is among the gyms and fitness studios turning to responsive machines to improve workouts. The paradigm is shifting to workouts that are briefer, more challenging, more intense, and less frequent, said Bryan Cygan, the founder and chief executive of The Exercise Coach. He cited research published in the journal "Preventive Medicine" showing virtually all benefits of resistance training are likely to be obtained in two 15- to 20-minute training sessions a week.
Source: http://news.yahoo.com/workouts-smart-streamlined-tech-personalized-routines-141303711.html

APNewsBreak: NFL says concussions down 25 percent this year - Yahoo News

That system does a better job of capturing all injuries from a bruise, say, to a broken leg according to Christina Mack, an epidemiologist at Quintiles, a clinical research organization that works with the league. One change is that less-severe injuries, such as a first-degree sprain, are captured more frequently now, she said. Something worse, such as a concussion or torn knee ligament, is just as likely to have been reported under the old setup. A 15 percent hike in injury reporting from 2013 to 2014 an increase of about 0.9 per game, on average is at least in part due to the new system, according to Mack. "We knew it was going to be up this year, because we transitioned to the electronic medical records," Mack said in a telephone interview, echoing Miller's explanation.
Source: http://news.yahoo.com/apnewsbreak-nfl-says-concussions-down-25-percent-190057649--spt.html

Headliner Nick Diaz no-shows UFC 183 open workouts | MMAjunkie

It appears its going to be a typical Nick Diaz fight week. Diaz (26-9 MMA, 7-6 UFC), whos slated to meet Anderson Silva (33-6 MMA, 16-2 UFC) in Saturdays UFC 183pay-per-view headliner, no-showed todays open workouts and wasnt in Las Vegas for the start of the media and fan event. As the workoutsgot started atMGM Grand Hotel & Casino, UFC Vice President of Public RelationsDave Sholler confirmed with MMAjunkie and other media outlets that Diaz wouldnt be in attendance. Earlier today, the http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/10/prweb11222047.htm UFC debuted UFC 183 Embedded , its event-preview series, and the video suggested Diaz hadnt made a scheduled flight. Diaz, whos had past no-shows that irked UFC officials, is supposed to arrive in Vegas this afternoon, his agent told UFC officials.
Source: http://mmajunkie.com/2015/01/headliner-nick-diaz-no-shows-ufc-183-open-workouts

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