Combine weight training, running to fight cholesterol

Weight training has been shown to reduce "bad" LDL cholesterol by about 10 percent, but doesn't seem to affect "good" HDL cholesterol. Aerobic exercise, such as running, can boost HDL cholesterol without affecting LDL cholesterol. For good health, put them together. Add two or three days of 20 minutes to half an hour of upper-body weight training to your running program, preferably on the easy running days.

Aspirin vs. ibuprofen after runs
Aspirin taken after a hard run is less likely than ibuprofen to cause stomach upset, according to research published in the International Journal of Sports Nutrition. Researchers gave 34 marathoners a choice of aspirin, ibuprofen, or a placebo after a race. Ibuprofen tended to cause stomach upset, while the effects of aspirin were no different from the placebo.

It's Krazy but it works
Tiny but painful lacerations such as paper cuts can be treated with Krazy Glue. Put a thin layer over the cut, then, without touching the glue, hold the cut closed for about a minute. The pain will stop as soon as the wound is sealed.

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