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Yoga Poses to Wake You Up No Matter Where You Are

Does the end of summer have you dragging a little bit? Or do you maybe have trouble with a late afternoon slump? Try these restorative yoga poses to give you an energy boost. When you think ab…

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5 Clever Ways to Jumpstart Your Fitness Routine

Whether you need to get back on the exercise bandwagon or were never on it in the first place, it's never too late to incorporate fitness into your routine. Here are five ways that make it easier: …

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The Exercise That Keeps Your Brain Young

Some types of exercise may be better than others when it comes to keeping your brain young and sharp. Downward-facing dog fanciers will be glad to know that practicing hatha yoga three times a week…

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The New Way to Track Heart-Healthy Fitness in Schools

Are kids putting enough effort into physical education class? Educators in Dubuque, Iowa are determined to find out. Starting this school year, middle and high school students will be required to w…

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Is Your City Sleep Deprived?

New Yorkers are early to bed and early to rise. People in Tokyo are night owls. And, 10% of Dubai-ans are still asleep at 11 a.m. These are findings by Jawbone, the company that analyzed the sleep …

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10 Inspiring Truths about Your Body from a Yoga Legend

Renowned yoga guru, Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja (BKS) Iyengar died today, at the age of 95. While countless teachers undoubtedly played a role in ushering yogic traditions from their Eastern root…

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The Key to Staying Motivated at the Gym

Why do you work out? A simple question with a seemingly simple list of potential answers—losing weight, enhancing health, catching up with friends, etc. But any (honest) gym-goer will admit to some…

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When Bad Smells Happen to Good Eaters

Oh, the irony! Foods that can help you live longer, can make you smell so bad that nobody wants to live with you. Here are some healthy foods that create foul body odors. Garlic: It reduces the …

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Change at the Speed of Point O

Disease, illiteracy, climate change. Hunger, poverty, pollution. You name the challenge, and you’ll probably find at least one organization working to address it. Many of these organizations have e…

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Exercising With Dogs: DOs & DONTs

Turns out your best workout buddy might have four legs instead of two. Dedicated to routine, canines won’t let you skip your morning workout as long as they are included. As a result, you’ll both get …

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