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Gym or Trail: Is It Really Healthier to Exercise Outside?

Itís summertime, which means prime time for fitness. If you work out consistently, youíre either logging hours in the air-conditioned gym or living it up in the unpredictable elements of the outdoors.…

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3 Tips to Make Stretching Not Suck

Lets face it, most people know they should stretch but never do. Why? Although having enough time is a factor, the majority of people donít stretch becauseÖ stretching sucks! How did they come to that…

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3 Simple Tips for Better Posture

With our modern culture of sitting and slumping, our postures are suffering more than ever. Since good posture is associated with a more positive life outlook, and a poor posture encourages pain and h…

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4 Incredible Reasons to Dance at Any Age

While not everyone may be as incredible as†Misty Copeland, everybody and anybody can benefit from giving dance a try. Whether you try ballet, tango, or just freestyle with your friends, dancing of any…

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What If You Could Recover from Injury by Playing a Game?

Patients recovering from an injury have a†hard time sticking with repetitive physical therapy exercises. What if a video game could help them heal? Cosmin Mihaiu calls physical therapy "boring," …

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5 Habits to Help You Stay Fit at Any Age

There's a lot of contradictory information on fitness out there ó itís easy to get overwhelmed. But really, itís quite simple. No matter your age or fitness level, incorporating some physical activity…

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Hate Gyms? 8 Equipment-Free Exercises You Can Do From Home

Gyms can be expensive and inconvenient. Many of us only have 30-minute windows of free time, if that. But that's no excuse for becoming sedentary! Regular exercise contributes to increased happines…

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How to Become a Runner & Actually Enjoy It

Like anything, running is an activity where you have to work to make it stick. For example, I thought I couldn't run more than four miles at a time just five years ago. Then, two years later, I ran mo…

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Why Food is NOT the Enemy

Is it just me, or does it sometimes seem like the mainstream diet and fitness culture is out to scare us skinny? It presents food as nothing more than fuel by promoting a calories-in-versus-calories-b…

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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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