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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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    • Meet the Ultra-Fat, Super-Cushioned Running Shoe

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
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    "Meet the Ultra-Fat, Super-Cushioned Running Shoe" is from the June 13, 2016 Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Gretchen Reynolds and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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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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    • Exercise Now, Sit in Front of the TV Later

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
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    If we spend an hour working out, that’s one hour less during our day that we can potentially spend being sedentary.

    "Exercise Now, Sit in Front of the TV Later" is from the September 03, 2018 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Gretchen Reynolds and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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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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    • Yoga May Be Good for the Brain

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Yoga May Be Good for the Brain" is from the June 06, 2016 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Gretchen Reynolds and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Got a Minute? Work Out

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Got a Minute? Work Out" is from the May 02, 2016 Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Gretchen Reynolds and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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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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    • Boost Your Workouts With Caffeine, Even If You Chug Coffee Daily

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
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    Caffeine improves athletic performance. This is a truth almost universally acknowledged in exercise science.But scientists, coaches and athletes also have thought that to gain any performance boost from taking caffeine before an event, an athlete had to abstain from the stuff for days or weeks before a big event.

    "Boost Your Workouts With Caffeine, Even If You Chug Coffee Daily" is from the June 05, 2017 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Gretchen Reynolds and narrated by Kristi Burns .

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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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    • 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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    • Brain Benefits of Exercise Diminish after Short Rest

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
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    "Brain Benefits of Exercise Diminish after Short Rest" is from the October 3, 2016 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Gretchen Reynolds and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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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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    • How to Ride Downhill on a Bicycle

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "How to Ride Downhill on a Bicycle" is from the September 05, 2016 Lifestyle section of The New York Times. It was written by Gretchen Reynolds and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • How Exercise Might Keep Depression at Bay

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
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    "How Exercise Might Keep Depression at Bay" is from the November 21, 2016 Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Gretchen Reynolds and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Exercise Makes the Aging Heart More Youthful

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
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    For lifelong heart health, start exercising early in life and keep exercising often — ideally, at least four times a week, according to a remarkable series of recent studies involving hundreds of people and their hearts.

    "Exercise Makes the Aging Heart More Youthful" is from the July 30, 2018 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Gretchen Reynolds and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Concussions in Teenagers Tied to Multiple Sclerosis Risk

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
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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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    • Learning How Workouts Work

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Corey M. Snow
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Learning How Workouts Work" is from the October 17, 2016 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Gretchen Reynolds and narrated by Corey M. Snow.

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    • Wait, if I Exercise, I Gain Weight?

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 2 mins
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    A: The short and unsatisfactory answer is that you are human. A surprisingly large number of people who begin an exercise program subsequently pack on extra pounds. In a 2013 review of scientific studies related to exercise and weight loss, the researchers concluded that most sedentary people who start exercising lose far less weight than would be expected, given how many calories they burn.

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

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 5 mins
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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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