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5 Exercise Myths That Are Holding You Back

Getting into a consistent exercise routine is a constant struggle for many people with sedentary lifestyles. There is a lot of false information out there, which can make starting a new workout incred…

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6 Incredible Reasons to Get More Massages

While regular massages may feel extravagant and†indulgent, they are an excellent tool for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Here are 6 excellent reasons to justify your next deep tissue appointment. …

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How Texting Actually Affects Your Body

How much time do you spend texting? According to Pew Research Center, almost three quarters of cell phone users text on a regular basis. A typical 18-24 year old sends/receives an average of 50 texts …

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Scientists Are Making Artificial Muscle with This Vegetable

It turns out onions arenít just the vegetable that makes people weep. Their unique properties may have just helped solved a longstanding dilemma scientists have faced in a rapidly emerging field expec…

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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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DOs and DON’Ts of Soothing Sore Muscles After Exercise

Photo Courtesy of: iStockphoto/Thinkstock Muscle soreness following a vigorous workout is sometimes managed by stretching, practicing yoga, soaking in a hot bath and simply suffering through. But who…

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Back Pain? Say It Ain’t Pso!

Stretching. So many muscles, so little time! We all know to stretch our quads, calves, and our hammies before embarking on any exercise routine. We elongate our calves, loosen our necks and shoulders.…

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Building Muscle: Caffeine (video)

Need a quick tip on choosing the best foods that'll help you build muscle? Watch this! Related Link: Are Caffeinated Beverages Dehydrating?…

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No Pain, No Gain?

Q: When it comes to exercise, do you believe in the old adage "no pain, no gain"? A: This really depends on your definition of "pain." I get up every morning at 5:30 to go to the gym. Sometimes t…

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