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FSU researchers: Dancers need more calories, protein

Dancers are known for their svelte figures, but they often aren’t making the right dietary choices to fuel their bodies for long, intense performances, Florida State University researchers found in a new study. “It is fairly well recognized that dancers often have peculiar eating habits, and they do this in an effort to have the […]

Pumping iron: Weightlifting helps breast cancer survivors avoid complications

New research by a Florida State University professor found that regular strength training can help breast cancer survivors avoid developing swelling in the arms and chest area, a common side effect of cancer treatment. The study, published in the journal Supportive Care in Cancer, found that weightlifting can help women recovering from cancer treatment and […]