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5 Ways to Mindfully Prepare for Fall

Ready or not, autumn is coming. While autumn is a beautiful season full of crisp air, gorgeous leaf-scapes, cider donuts and apple harvests, the end of summer can always be a little melancholy. Vacati…

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Does Burning 3500 Calories Mean You Lose a Pound of Fat?

Short answer—no. But there's more to this than meets the eye. A few decades back, some scientists experimented on a pound of squooshy, pulpy human fat and found that it contained 3500 calories of e…

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Not Just For Athletes: HIIT Exercise and Why You Should Be Doing It

The scientific consensus for the effectiveness of High Intensity Interval Training over conventional forms of exercise is growing.  Incorrectly considered a fad by many, both scientists and HIIT adher…

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A Surprisingly Simple Way to Soothe Aching Feet

A recent survey by the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) revealed that nearly 77 percent of Americans experience foot pain in some form or other. The reasons range from everyday fatigue to…

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The Science of Happiness (Infographic)

Happiness: a state or emotion that can either be a daily enjoyment or an elusive beast. However complicated we make happiness out to be, the science behind what is going on while you are happy can be …

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4 Ways to Fit Fitness into Your Busy Life

Exercise isn’t all that time consuming. It only takes 4 to 10 hours a week, depending on your fitness level. However, for those of us with hectic schedules, it can be a challenge to prioritize those h…

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Try this Double Whammy for Beating Low Back Pain

Hundreds of millions of people worldwide suffer from low back pain. Most folks turn to medications and/or surgery to help deal with the pain. Some are seeking out alternative therapies and getting mix…

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The Unique Yoga Pose That Boosts Digestion

Most yoga poses are done on an empty stomach. Vajrasana is one of the few that you can and should do after a meal. The Sanskrit word "Vajra" means thunderbolt or diamond. Loosely translated, Vajrasana…

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The 7 Ultimate Post-Workout Foods

Drop the Snickers! Toss out the potato chips! What you eat after a tough exercise session has a huge impact on your muscles and metabolism. If you're looking for something to replenish your body after…

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Easy Ways to Find Time to Work Out During a Busy Week

Sometimes 24 hours a day just isn’t enough time to accomplish everything on your list. In an ideal world, you would never have to sacrifice a fitness session because of too much on your plate, but thi…

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