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Wahlberg ate 10 meals a day for movie role

June 24th, 2012 - 5:17 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 24 (IANS) Actor Mark Wahlberg went through the pain of eating 10 meals a day to gain a beefy look for his new film "Pain And Gain".The ... Read more...

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‘Light weights just as good for muscle building’

May 1st, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 1 (IANS) Lifting less weight more times is just as good at building muscle as doing it with heavy weights, says a new finding. "We found that loads ... Read more...

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Tour de France winner Alberto Contador receives one-year doping ban

January 27th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27(ANI): The Spanish Cycling Federation (SCF) has handed Tour de France winner Alberto Contador a one-year ban for his positive drug test from the 2010 Tour de France.Contador had tested ... Read more...

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Tour de France champion Contador suspended after failing drug test

September 30th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 30 (ANI): Tour de France champion Alberto Contador has been provisionally suspended by the International Cycling Union (UCI) for failing an anti-doping test during this year's race.The UCI confirmed ... Read more...

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You don’t have to lift heavy weights to build muscle, suggests study

August 12th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): It is widely believed that lifting heavy weights is the key to build muscle size. However, a new study has shown that a similar degree of muscle building ... Read more...

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Boosting insulin levels can restore muscle-building process in elderly

September 26th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 26 (ANI): While most people have always seen insulin as a hormone that helps the body process sugar, scientists have now found that increasing its levels above the normal range ... Read more...

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Oral contraceptives set back muscle gains in young women

April 17th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) Active young women who use oral contraceptives (OC) may be setting back their muscle gains, according to a study. "We were surprised at the magnitude of differences in muscle ... Read more...

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Stem cell heart surgery may spell the end for transplantation

December 4th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): British scientists have developed a new technique that can rebuild a severely damaged heart, and one day, might replace the need for transplantation.Researchers at Imperial College London ... Read more...

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Doping test methods reliable for the Games, says Chinese official

July 31st, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 31 (Xinhua) Reliable dope test methods will be used for the Beijing Olympic Games, said Wu Moutian, the lab head responsible for the Games doping tests, here. Wu, Beijing laboratory ... Read more...

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Purified stem cells offer new hope for people with muscular dystrophy

July 11th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): Experiments on mice conducted by Harvard University researchers have shown that it may be possible to restore healthy muscle and improve muscle function among those afflicted by ... Read more...

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Athletes warned against Deer Penis, the Chinese remedy to recover from injury

July 1st, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): Deers penis, the perfect Chinese remedy for athletes struggling to recover from injury during the Beijing Olympics, can land them in trouble as it may contain banned ... Read more...

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Madonnas personal trainers tips for getting a body like the stars

March 25th, 2008 - 2:53 pm ICT by admin
New York , Mar 25 (ANI): Want to be as fit as Madonna? Heres your ultimate chance to get a body like the star - and that too without shelling out ... Read more...

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Stallone says growth hormones no quick fix for muscular physique

January 19th, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Jan 19 (ANI): Hollywood legend Sylvester Stallone has trashed peoples "archaic" view of human growth hormones (HGH), by saying that the drug is not an easy way to get a ... Read more...

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Stallone was arrested for drug possession in Japan, says ex-fiancee

January 14th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 14 (ANI): Action hero Sylvester Stallones ex-fiancee, Janice Dickinson, has revealed that Japanese authorities recently arrested him for being in possession of growth hormone.She says that the muscle-building drug ... Read more...

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