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

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
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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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    • 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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    • Brawn May Affect Your Brain

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
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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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    • Moving When Young May Strengthen the Adult Brain

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
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    Being active in youth may change the inner workings of brain cells much later in life and sharpen some types of thinking, according to a remarkable new neurological study involving rats.

    "Moving When Young May Strengthen the Adult Brain" is from the September 04, 2017 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Gretchen Reynolds and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • How Strenuous Exercise Affects Our Immune System

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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    If you have ever run a marathon, you know that the effort can cause elation, exhaustion, achy legs, blackened toenails and an overwhelming urge to eat.

    "How Strenuous Exercise Affects Our Immune System" is from the April 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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    • The Surprising Health Benefits of an Electric Bike

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "The Surprising Health Benefits of an Electric Bike" is from the July 11, 2016 Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Gretchen Reynolds and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Is Your Workout Not Working?

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Research and lived experience indicate that many people who begin a new exercise program see little if any improvement in their health and fitness even after weeks of studiously sticking with their new routine.

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    • New Advice to Move More After a Concussion

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    When young athletes suffer concussions, they are typically told to rest until all symptoms disappear. That means no physical activity, reading, screen time or friends, and little light exposure, for multiple days and, in severe cases, weeks.

    "New Advice to Move More After a Concussion" is from the May 22, 2017 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Got a Minute? Work Out

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
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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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    • How Exercise Might Keep Depression at Bay

    • By: Gretchen Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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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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