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    • Fitness May Lower Breast Cancer Risk

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
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    Aerobic fitness seems to alter the interior workings of cells in ways that may substantially lower the risk of breast cancer.

    "Fitness May Lower Breast Cancer Risk" is from the September 11, 2017 Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Gretchen Reynolds and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Surprising Science Reveals How We Can Exercise Better, Train Smarter, Live Longer
    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Karen Saltus
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
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    Every Wednesday, Gretchen Reynolds singlehandedly influences how millions of Americans work out. In her Phys Ed column for The New York Times, she debunks myths, spurs conversation, and creates arguments among her readers by questioning widely held beliefs about exercise. Expanding upon her popular columns, Reynolds tackles the questions we all have and (sometimes) ask about exercise.

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    • What Half-Marathons Teach Us About Running a Marathon

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
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    Running a marathon is physically hard, but not necessarily for the reasons that some of us might expect, according to a new study of the relative physiological impacts of completing a 26.2-mile race versus a 13.1-mile half-marathon.

    "What Half-Marathons Teach Us About Running a Marathon" is from the October 16, 2017 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Gretchen Reynolds and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Why We Get Running Injuries (and How to Prevent Them)

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
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    "Why We Get Running Injuries (and How to Prevent Them)" is from the Sports section of The New York Times. It was written by Gretchen Reynolds and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • A Diet and Exercise Plan to Lose Weight and Gain Muscle

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "A Diet and Exercise Plan to Lose Weight and Gain Muscle" is from the Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Gretchen Reynolds and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Getting Up Can Cheer You Up

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
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    When people get up and move, even a little, they tend to be happier than when they are still, according to a new study that used cellphone data to track activities and moods.

    "Getting Up Can Cheer You Up" is from the January 30, 2017 Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Gretchen Reynolds and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • To Keep Obesity at Bay, Exercise May Trump Diet

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "To Keep Obesity at Bay, Exercise May Trump Diet" is from the May 09, 2016 Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Gretchen Reynolds and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Lifting Weights, Twice a Week, May Aid the Brain

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
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    "Lifting Weights, Twice a Week, May Aid the Brain" is from the November 03, 2015 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Gretchen Reynolds and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Brawn May Affect Your Brain

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Brawn May Affect Your Brain" is from the Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Gretchen Reynolds and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • The Best Running Stride? The One That Comes Naturally

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Researchers found that both experienced and beginning runners tend to settle into the stride that is most efficient for them. Tinkering with how you run is unlikely to be beneficial for performance and could make running more difficult, the study found.

    "The Best Running Stride? The One That Comes Naturally" is from the August 07, 2017 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Gretchen Reynolds and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Walk, Stretch or Dance? Dancing May Be Best for the Brain

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 5 mins
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    A new study that compared the neurological effects of country dancing with those of walking and other activities suggests that there may be something unique about learning a social dance. The demands it places on the mind and body could make it unusually potent at slowing some of the changes inside our skulls that seem otherwise inevitable with aging.

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    • Bananas Outwork Sports Drinks

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
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    A banana might reasonably replace sports drinks for those of us who rely on carbohydrates to fuel exercise and speed recovery, according to a new study comparing the cellular effects of carbohydrates consumed during sports.

    "Bananas Outwork Sports Drinks" is from the April 09, 2018 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Gretchen Reynolds and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Running as the Thinking Person's Sport

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Running as the Thinking Person's Sport" is from the December 19, 2016 Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Gretchen Reynolds and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • How Does Race Walking Compare to Running?

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "How Does Race Walking Compare to Running?" is from the September 12, 2016 Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Gretchen Reynolds and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Running May Be Socially Contagious

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
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    Can our workouts be shaped by what our friends do?

    "Running May Be Socially Contagious" is from the April 24, 2017 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Gretchen Reynolds and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Concussions in Teenagers Tied to Multiple Sclerosis Risk

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Here’s yet another reason to protect young athletes from head trauma: A large-scale new study found that concussions in adolescents can increase the risk of later developing multiple sclerosis. The risk of multiple sclerosis, or MS, an autoimmune nervous system disorder with an unknown cause, was especially high if there were more than one head injury.

    "Concussions in Teenagers Tied to Multiple Sclerosis Risk" is from the October 23, 2017 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Gretchen Reynolds and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • How Does Foot Size Affect Running Efficiency?

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "How Does Foot Size Affect Running Efficiency?" is from the September 11, 2015 Lifestyle section of The New York Times. It was written by Gretchen Reynolds and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Does Exercise During Pregnancy Lead to Exercise-Loving Offspring?

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Does Exercise During Pregnancy Lead to Exercise-Loving Offspring?" is from the April 11, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Gretchen Reynolds and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • For Early Alzheimer’s, Try Exercise

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 5 mins
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    For some people with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease, frequent, brisk walks may help to bolster physical abilities and slow memory loss, according to one of the first studies of physical activity as an experimental treatment for dementia.

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    • Lessons on Aging Well, From a 105-Year-Old Cyclist

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 6 mins
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    At 105, French amateur cyclist and world-record holder Robert Marchand is more aerobically fit than most 50-year-olds — and appears to be getting even fitter as he ages, according to a revelatory new study of his physiology.

    "Lessons on Aging Well, From a 105-Year-Old Cyclist" is from the February 13, 2017 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Gretchen Reynolds and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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