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A 23-percent increase in peak oxygen consumption would be noticeable to people with heart failure, according to one expert who was not involved with the new study. People with heart failure would notice they are no longer tired after their daily care, said Gordon Blackburn, an exercise physiologist and program director of cardiac rehabilitation at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. Blackburn also said it’s a large enough difference to suggest there could be a reduction in deaths among people in the high-intensity exercise groups. The study, however, did not find that to be the case.
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Exercise Malabar Kicks Off in India

(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Christopher Farrington) CHENNAI, India – Naval forces from India and the United States will participate in exercise Malabar 2013, Nov. 5-11. Malabar is a regularly scheduled bilateral naval field training exercise and has grown in scope and complexity over the years. Malabar 2013 is the latest in a continuing series of exercises conducted to advance multinational maritime relationships and mutual security issues. The exercise will feature both ashore and at-sea training.
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