From this MSN article, 10 Foods That Build Bones, comes this list:
In 1969 Kenneth Cooper wrote the book “Aerobics” and coined that term to describe a form of exercise. Before that the word aerobic was more often used to describe a type of metabolism. Aerobic metabolism utilizes our energy stores in conjunction with oxygen, while anaerobic metabolism uses those energy stores without the oxygen.
Oscar Pistorius, a double-amputee sprinter, was cleared Friday to compete in his bid to qualify for the Beijing Games.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport overturned a ruling by the International Association of Athletics Federations that barred the 21-year-old runner from the Olympics.
From this article Pot bellies linked to dementia
As adults we lose a little muscle mass each year – up to five pounds each decade. It is part of the aging process. As we age the rate of muscle loss increases. Loss of muscle is the number one bio-marker of aging, and it is vitally important to remain strong and retain muscle as we age.
There are plenty of good reasons to perform all types of exercise - stronger heart, bones, muscle, and better performance just to name a few – but exercising as way to lose weight might not be all it is cracked up to be. The New York Times article, The Scientist and the Stairmaster, makes the claim that exercise is not very effective in losing fat.