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6 Low-Impact Exercises That Are Easy On the Joints

While our bodies are tough, they need to be treated with care at the same time. Running and plyometrics are great ways to build endurance and burn calories, but itís also important to give the body a …


Lifting Weights for Toning vs. Bulking

If you're someone who engages in strength training, it only makes sense to consider what you ultimately want to achieve as you push yourself at the gym. One thing I learned from my early weight liftin…


Belly Fat Study Finds a Key to Losing That Spare Tire

A Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) study looked at different types of exercise to find which is best at reducing belly fat. The study is published in the December issue of the journal Obesity. …


Prevent Muscle Mass Loss as You Age

Aging is associated with many physical changes. One of the most obvious and preventable changes is the loss of muscle mass and strength. The medical term for this process is sarcopenia, from the Gr…


To Stretch or Not to Stretch

Surprising to many, research has yielded mixed findings regarding the health benefits of stretching and increasing flexibility.† While there are questions regarding whether or not stretching increases…


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