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10 Yoga Poses for Back Pain

If you struggle with back pain, you know how it can make even the most basic tasks seen daunting. Something as simple as leaning over can set off those poor, aching muscles. The yoga poses below …

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32 Reasons Cats Are Born Yoga Masters

We tend to think that the term “downward dog” was a misnomer. As it turns out cats, not dogs, are the true yoga masters of the animal kingdom. Need proof? As these 32 photos show, felines’ inner peace…

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The Number One Reason to Set a New Health Goal Today

Americans over 60 are feeling more empowered and optimistic than ever before, according to the results of this year's United States of Aging Survey, conducted by the National Council on Aging (NCOA). …

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12 Things You Never Knew About Sweat

Sweat. It’s just one of those strange, gross human phenomena that we don’t give much thought to. You sweat buckets during hot yoga, you nervously sweat when you’re giving a speech, you feel beads of s…

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Is Your Produce Trying to Kill You?

Fruits and veggies are good for you, but maybe not for the reason you think. Everyone seems to be smitten with the thought that fresh produce is loaded with antioxidants -- which reduce oxidative stre…

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6 Great Reasons to Get Up and Dance — No Matter What Age You Are

If the above video doesn’t make you want to get out of your seat and get down on the dance floor, here's some scientific proof behind the benefits of boogying: Dance away depression: A group of …

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Parents Don’t Think Kids’ Obesity is a Health Problem

It appears the parents of obese children may have a bit of a blind spot when it comes to their child’s health. A new study from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine suggests that …

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The Health Habits of Obama’s Inner Circle

We all know the First Lady is a healthy living guru, and the President himself enjoys shooting hoops at the White House’s basketball court. But the Obama Administration is full of fitness fanatics. …

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7 Sneaky Ways to Take 10,000 Steps (Besides Using the Stairs)

Oh, the tyranny of 10,000. That's the number of steps experts tell us to take each day to stay in good shape. Ten thousand steps are a physical and mathematical challenge for me, because I sit and …

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10 Yoga Poses for New Moms & Dads

Caring for a baby or a toddler is rough on your body. These ten yoga poses can help you bounce back and help you keep up with your newest family member! Has holding your baby or chasing your t…

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