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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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5 Dos and Don’ts for Using Technology in Your Workout

More and more people are working out with fitness apps to keep track of everything from time and pace to distance and calories burned. But using devices as the focus of a workout can get in the way of…

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Woman Pulled from 20 Mile Race for Running Too Slowly

Netty Edwards says that she was pulled out of the Spen 20 Race in the UK for running too slowly. At a mile and a half in, she says a race official told her that staff was not able to stick around for …

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