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Knee Issues? Here Are 3 Cardio Alternatives to Running

When most people think of cardio they think of high-impact exercises like running. For people with knee issues, that kind of high-impact exercise can be very painful. While it’s true that you need a …

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How to Get Back to Sleep in the Middle of the Night (Infographic)

If you can sleep through an entire night without waking up once, consider yourself lucky. For many of us with pets, kids or sensitive ears, unwelcome interruptions mid-slumber are nightly occurrences.…

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8 Surprising Habits That Can Harm Your Health

We all know the basic principles of maintaining a healthy lifestyle: eat right, exercise, drink enough water, get enough sleep, and avoid alcohol and tobacco. But there are plenty of seemingly innocuo…

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3 Incredible Reasons You Should Walk More

With our go-go-go lives, it can be easy to get wrapped up in the world of smart phones, fast transportation, and instant gratification. And many people follow the go-big-or-go-home attitude in their e…

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Black Bean Burgers

If you're looking for a healthy and delicious vegetarian burger, look no further. These wonderful black bean patties are loaded with yummy ingredients, and will hold their own at any barbecue. Burg…

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8 Ways To Sneak Exercise Into Your Daily Life

Humans are built to move, but a lot of the trappings of contemporary life don't mesh well with that. Most people don't get the amount of exercise -- typically 2.5 hours per week -- that doctors recomm…

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6 Exercises for Better Posture

Most of us spend the vast majority of our time hunched over a computer screen or staring down at our Smartphones. Unfortunately, all of that constant slouching is wreaking havoc on our spines, necks a…

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What’s Better: Cardio Or Weights? Here’s What I’ve Learned Doing Both.

For a large part of my life, I've been a runner. For the past nine months, though, I haven't run a single mile. Not because I chose to, however. In July 2014, my physical therapist suspected I had tor…

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Yoga for Gardeners: Recover from the Garden on the Mat

My husband and I gave our garden its yearly spring overhaul last weekend, and I am paying for it this week. All of that bending, lifting, and digging did a number on my poor body, and it's time to…

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7 Scientifically Proven Ways to Eat Mindfully

The transition into healthier eating can seem difficult -- even impossible -- but there are plenty of small changes to make it more feasible. Just like Bill Murray in “What About Bob," do it in little…

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