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Fitness Rocks
Podcast Host: Monte Ladner, M.D.
Podcast Owner: drmonte
Podcast Location: Massachusetts
Website: http://www.fitnessrocks.org
Episodes: 119
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Fitness news, commentary, and interviews by Monte Ladner, M.D. The podcast contains podsafe music to keep it fun and energetic.

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03/08/2008 | Download File 25.67 MB -right click to download


Secrets of an Exceptionally Long LifeThis week on Fitness Rocks I review an article from the Archives of Internal Medicine that looked at the modifiable factors involved with living a long and robust life.  I think you will find the study very interesting and encouraging.Click here to vote for

03/28/2008 | Download File 36.50 MB -right click to download


Combating Childhood Obesity - an Interview with Dr. Steven KelderThis week on Fitness Rocks I talk to Dr. Steven Kelder, a medical researcher at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston's School of Public Health.  He has worked extensively with a program called CATCH - Coordinated Appr

04/05/2008 | Download File 21.45 MB -right click to download


Abdominal Obesity and the Risk of DementiaCan that weight around your middle increase your risk of dementia as you get older?  Find out by listening to Fitness Rocks Podcast 092.Click here to vote for Fitness Rocks at Podcast AlleyReferences:Central Obesity and the Risk of DementiaMusic: Charli

04/12/2008 | Download File 32.65 MB -right click to download


Anxiety and Heart DiseaseThis week on Fitness Rocks we continue on the theme of Fitness and the Brain in an interview with medical researcher Dr. Yinong Young-Xu.  Dr. Young-Xu recently presented a paper at the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology on his research into the relati

03/15/2008 | Download File 21.17 MB -right click to download


Trends In Coronary Heart DiseaseCoronary Heart Disease has been the number one killer of Americans for decades.  There has been a trend toward lower death rates from coronary heart disease for the past few decades.  There has also been a trend toward higher rates of obesity and type 2 diab

04/26/2008 | Download File 37.94 MB -right click to download


Spark: An Interview with John Ratey, M.D.This week on Fitness Rocks we have an interview with Dr. John Ratey, author of the best-selling book Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain.Click here to vote for Fitness Rocks at Podcast AlleyReferences:Dr. Ratey's WebsiteMusic: Charl

05/03/2008 | Download File 31.15 MB -right click to download


DASH Diet and the Risk of Heart Disease and StrokeThis week on Fitness Rocks I have a conversation with Dr. Teresa Fung of Simmons University in Boston, Massachusetts.  Dr. Fung and her colleagues recently published a paper in the Archives of Internal Medicine on how the DASH diet affects the r

05/11/2008 | Download File 38.71 MB -right click to download


Fitness is an Independent Predictor for Risk of Chronic Illnesses - an Interview with Dr. Steven BlairThis week on Fitness Rocks I talk with Dr. Steven Blair from the department of Exercise Science and the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina about his research work in

05/24/2008 | Download File 36.93 MB -right click to download


Muscle Soreness and Muscle Cramping with ExerciseThis week on Fitness Rocks I talk to Carol Torgan, Ph.D. about muscle soreness and muscle cramping.  Dr. Torgan has her Ph.D. in Kinesiology. She is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and the Senior Content Director for Revolutio

05/31/2008 | Download File 36.47 MB -right click to download


Why Fitness MattersFor the 100th episode of Fitness Rocks I have put together a two-part series  reviewing the argument in favor of fitness.  I've used several references and a few excerpts from previous podcasts.Click here to vote for Fitness Rocks at Podcast AlleyReferences:Aging, Health

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