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The Importance of Sleep for Young Athletes Who Travel

Not only can a healthy sleep schedule boost performance during a game, but it could also protect kids from getting injured.

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A guide to wearable fitness trackers to make holiday shopping easier

A list of all the best fitness trackers so you can get ahead on your holiday shopping.

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Take Control of Your Fitness, 2017 Update

While HIIT is the most effective to reach your fitness goals, the "nitric oxide dump" routine is an even shorter and much more effective and safer alternative.

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How Exercise Fights Inflammation

A new review explains exactly how exercise works to lower inflammation in your body.

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5 Things You Should Do After Every Workout

You crossed the finish line, crushed your circuit routine or cranked out your last set at the squat rack — but you’re not done yet.

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Can You Really Get Fit in Six Minutes Per Week?

Research shows high-intensity interval training (HIIT) can significantly improve your health and fitness in mere minutes per week.

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WBVT Mimics Metabolic Effects of Exercise

Whole Body Vibrational Training can provide a host of impressive health benefits, all while significantly reducing your workout time.

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Biking or Walking to Work Can Improve Your Health Dramatically

Two new studies point out the benefits of walking or bicycling, especially if you make those exercises part of your daily commute.

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5 Best Haunted Hiking Trails

Here are the five best haunted hikes in Southern California – for ghost hunters and skeptics alike. Take only photos, and leave only footprints, so the spirits stay wherever they may dwell.

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The Best Workout Songs, According to Spotify

These are the tunes users played the most while they got their sweat on in 2016.

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Running May Enhance Brain Connections

While the cardiovascular benefits of running are widely acknowledged, new research discovers it may also improve brain connections. University of Arizona

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Should You Work Out In The Morning Or Evening? An Investigation

Let us help you determine if you should hit the gym before sunrise, or hit the snooze three more times.

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Six Great Stair Treks to Help Work Off Thanksgiving Dinner

If you forgot to train for your local Turkey Trot this year, here are six great places to take the stairs after your Thanksgiving dinner.

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Heart Attacks Are Linked to Patients’ Activity Level, Emotional State

A study found a strong link between a heart attack and patients’ activity level, emotional state in the hour before the event.

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9 “Extra Credit” Moves to Fit into Your Busy Day

Ever feel like the carpool lane and the fast lane are one and the same? Back-to-school season has that way of upping the ante on your already busy schedule.

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Is Your Stretching Regimen Helping or Harming You?

The Gokhale method is one of the most powerful tools we have found for keeping our bodies in shape. It facilitates correct posture that is essential for health and proper functioning of all organs in the body. And once you learn this simple method, your daily movements support your body and reduce pain.

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No time to work out? Try exercising on the job

For many young people, it can be hard to get to the gym. Here are ways to fit fitness into your work day.

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Get Results From Micro-Walks

The issue of time, or the lack thereof, has given rise to the micro-walk trend, which involves taking several short walks throughout the day.

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These Glutes Are Made For Walking

The Gokhale Method is a powerful core strength building and easy to implement tool into your daily life. It improves posture effortlessly, simply, and in a very time and cost effective way. I highly recommend the program! It is the most powerful workout I have found in a very long time. I love it.

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Try This 30-Minute Swimming Workout That Burns Big Calories

Looking for a way to burn calories, but hot yoga in the summertime just doesn’t sound appealing? One word: swimming. Swimming looks relaxing, but looks can be deceiving. Many athletes in great shape from other sports are shocked to find out how exhausti

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The Common Mistake That Is Making Your Abs Workout Less Effective

If you find that your neck starts to ache in the middle of a round of sit-ups, crunches, or other abs exercises, you may chalk it up to a necessary evil. But not only should your neck not hurt when you’re working your core, the fact that it does in an i

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Try This 30-Minute Swimming Workout That Burns Big Calories

Looking for a way to burn calories, but hot yoga in the summertime just doesn’t sound appealing? One word: swimming. Swimming looks relaxing, but looks can be deceiving. Many athletes in great shape from other sports are shocked to find out how exhausti

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Recover From Your Workout With This Foam Rolling Exercise

In this video, foam rolling expert Lauren Roxburgh explains and demonstrates how to use a foam roller to recover from an intense workout.

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Living With Anxiety - Important New Insights

It's likely that if you're not living with anxiety, someone you know or love probably will be. Here are important new insights into anxiety and what works.

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Even if you exercise, too much sitting time is bad for heart health

"Regardless of how much physical activity someone gets, prolonged sedentary time could negatively impact the health of your heart and blood vessels," expert says

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24 Healthy Living Bloggers to Follow

Need some healthy inspirational reads this summer? Check out these awesome wellness, food and fitness blogs!

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How Riding the Tour de France Damages Cyclists' Bodies | Bicycling

Exercise scientists say the Tour de France is the hardest endurance race in the world for a reason—it kicks everyone’s ass in the end.

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Energizing #Yoga Breathing Exercise To Shake Off Morning Sleepiness

The fourth limb of yoga is called pranayama, and it’s all about the regulation of breath. Here, I will demonstrate the kapalabhati breathing technique, or “skull-shining breath.” This is a great pose to practice first thing in the morning because it

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5 Workout Red Flags You Shouldn’t Ignore

Profuse sweating, labored breathing, sore, burning muscles — all of these can signal a good workout. Yet there are some signs that your body can provide during exercise that you need to monitor so you work at the level that’s appropriate — and chall

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Vacuum in The Belly – Get a Thinner Waist and Flat Stomach With This Simple Exercise

This technique is very effective and commonly used in yoga. It will help strengthen your abdominal muscles and trim your waist line in 3-4 weeks. And the m

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I'm a Personal Trainer: Here's The Fitness Advice I Give Every Single Client - mindbodygreen.com

I’ve seen every form of body, complaint, and excuse. And while I recognize and remind everyone that every body is unique, there are a few things that are appropriate to most (if not all) people with whom I come into contact. Here are the seven things I

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Closest Thing to a Wonder Drug? Try Exercise

If the effects of exercise could be put in a pill and prescribed, it would be rightly hailed as an almost miraculous cure. So get off the couch.

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Short Workouts - Well Guide to HIIT, Interval Training, 10-20-30 & More - Well Guides - The New York Times

Think you’re too busy to work out? We have the workout for you. In minutes, high-intensity interval training (H.I.I.T.) will have you sweating, breathing hard and maximizing the health benefits of exercise without the time commitment. Best of all, it’

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How Often Should You Weigh Yourself? - Hello Healthy

The very first question you need to ask yourself is: “Will weighing myself (daily, weekly, periodically, etc.) help me or harm me?”

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Aging: 7 Physical Habits of People Who Age Well - Motto

Maintaining a positive attitude is arguably just as as important as sleep and exercise in order to age well.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Just Opened: Happy Baby Yoga

City living means stress from time to time. So does parenting! So everyone, from babies on up can use a way to get zen and move their bodies. Do it together, at the South Bay's newest peaceful spot, Happy Baby.

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How to Calm Anxiety and Depression - The Easy Way to Restore Vital Neurochemicals

Exercise is the wonderdrug-but-not-a-drug of mental health. Research has shown that it improves anxiety and depression. Now we’re starting to uncover why.

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A fat cat on a treadmill under water

Trying to lose some weight. The original unedited video.

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Exercise Slows Brain Aging By 10 Years | TIME

Being more active can be an effective way to combat memory and cognitive problems

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Human Body's Ability To Recover From Serious Illness, Injury - AARP The Magazine

You may not know it, but your body has an amazing ability to repair itself after serious illness or injury. A Harvard doc—and former cancer patient—reveals the secrets to tapping into your own powers of recovery.

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How to Strengthen Your Feet | Gokhale Method Institute

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Burn More Calories on Your Walk With 4 Easy Tweaks

If you’re looking to discover a fountain of youth, it may be as simple as putting one foot in front of the other. Recent research published in the Journal of more »

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5 Abs-Sculpting Mistakes You're Probably Making

One of the most common requests I get from members at my gym is a suggestion for stronger, flatter abs. Maybe it's because we're approaching bikini season, or maybe it's the fact that crop tops are back in, but lately, a taut middle is an even hotter topic.

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The 4 Best Moves for Stronger Abs

Most people miss the mark when it comes to training their abdominals. They either do countless sit-ups and crunches, putting their lower backs at risk of injury, or they ignore core training altogether because they think compound exercises like squats and

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4 Simple Exercise Tweaks for Stronger Glutes

No, that doesn’t say exercise twerks for a stronger butt. It says tweaks because you only need a few moves for a well-developed backside, but a few small changes to those exercises can make them dramatically more effective. We’ve taken our four favori

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Resistance Band Exercises: 10 Calisthenics Exercises to Boost Your Workout

Try these 10 resistance band exercises to build muscle and make huge improvements to your Calisthenics workouts.

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Gym bunnies are wasting their time, study suggests - Telegraph

Hitting the gym in the hope of burning up calories to lose weight can backfire as the body adapts to higher activity levels, according to new research

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10 Simple Exercises for Hands and Fingers With OA in Pictures

WebMD shows you easy hand exercises and finger exercises to help with range of motion and joint pain.

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6 Reasons To Hit The Gym That Have Nothing To Do With Losing Weight

Most people join a gym to shed some pounds or pack on some muscle, both of which are noble goals. But what if we told you going to the gym doesn't have to be entirely about fitness?

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Standing and exercise linked to lower odds of obesity

Standing for at least one-quarter of the day has been linked to lower odds of obesity in a new study led by the American Cancer Society in collaboration with The Cooper Institute, the University of Texas, and the University of Georgia. The study appears i

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Why Insomnia Happens and What You Can Do to Get Better Sleep

We’re all familiar with that silly image of the person who resorts to counting sheep when they just can’t seem to fall asleep. But when you’re the one who’s been tossing and turning all night, insomnia is no laughing matter.

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The Potential Cardiac Dangers of Extreme Exercise

A new study finds that exercise that is extreme in either volume or intensity may be associated with high levels of atherosclerosis in the coronary arteries.

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Want to Be Happier? It's as Easy as 2, 5, 11, 15, 20, 43

Mastering the lessons of 6 lucky numbers can benefit your mind and body.

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How to Exercise When You Don’t Feel Like It: A Lazy Person’s Guide to Working Out

If you prefer sweatpants to sweating, TV time to Tabata training, and crunching on chips to performing actual crunches, you and I could probably be best friends. The only difference? For some reason I pursued a master's degree in exercise science and am certified as an exercise physiologist.

Health & Fitness | Wheels

The Biggest Mistake You're Making on Climbs | Bicycling

You know that burning feeling you get 10 minutes into a hard climb? It shouldn’t be there. It’s your legs telling you that you’re burning too many matches too early—and if you’re not careful, you’re going up in flames before you reach the top.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

Too Much of a Good Thing: Overexcitement in Exercise | Paws Abilities

Physical exercise is necessary and healthy for all dogs. However, there are a few common problems we see in client's dogs who are not exercised properly. Today we'll discuss one of the biggest problems, overarousal due to exercise, and the myth that you s

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The Exact Steps I Took to Lose 40 Pounds in 4 Months | Women's Health Magazine

I've always been bigger. I had a really difficult home life growing up, and I was an emotional eater. When I was sad, I would eat. When I was scared, I would eat. Pretty much any emotion triggered me to turn to food...

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Vacuuming Your Stomach Is the Easiest Way to Get Flat Abs

It's the new crunch! Stomach vacuuming has nothing to do with your Dirt Devil — and seriously, don't try that at home. Instead, it's actually a breathing exercise that activates and strengthens the transverse abdominis — your deepest abdominal muscle — by simply contracting it.

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9 Best Exercises To Burn 2000 Calories A Day

9 Best Exercises To Burn 2000 Calories A Day. Burning of 2000 calories per day may lead to some serious repercussions. But here we are providing some healthy exercise

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The Changes That Helped Me Drop 80 Pounds | Women's Health Magazine

I've been overweight most of my life. I basically ate whatever I wanted and didn't exercise at all. For breakfast, I'd have a bagel, and lunch was either a deli sandwich or pizza. Besides choosing foods that weren't exactly low in calories, my biggest problem was overeating. I didn't know anything about portion control—I just ate until I felt really full.

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Finding the Right Balance

The exercise we need is the one that’s best for the brain.

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Walking an extra two minutes each hour may offset hazards of sitting too long -- ScienceDaily

A new study suggests that engaging in low intensity activities such as standing may not be enough to offset the health hazards of sitting for long periods of time. On the bright side, adding two minutes of walking each hour to your routine just might do t

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L.A.'s Historic Hiking Destinations | Hiking | SoCal Wanderer | KCET

There are plenty of Los Angeles hikes for those that enjoy a bit of beautiful decay.

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How Can You Tell If You're Using The Right Weight | Men's Health

Use the Goldilock’s method to determine if the amount of weight for an exercise is too light, too heavy, or just right.

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What that extra shoelace hole is really for?

It's a technique that will also prevent blisters when you run!

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6 Ways to Exercise Outside With Allergies

When you have allergies, even getting a little exercise outdoors can be a challenge. So before you head outside to get your sweat on, follow these tips to make your workout less itchy and sniffly.

Health & Fitness | Health Articles

The Right Dose of Exercise for a Longer Life - NYTimes.com

Two new studies suggest that the ideal dose of exercise for a long life is a bit more than many of us currently believe we should get, but less than many of us might expect.

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The Right Dose of Exercise for a Longer Life - NYTimes.com

Two new studies suggest that the ideal dose of exercise for a long life is a bit more than many of us currently believe we should get, but less than many of us might expect.

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The 6 mistakes derailing your health and fitness goals - The Globe and Mail

Don’t set yourself up for failure. Make sure your goals respect your health history, lifestyle, age, gender and genetic makeup

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What To Eat After You Work Out

By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD As a sports nutritionist, I consult for pro teams and privately counsel professional and competitive athletes in numerous sports, as well as fitness enthusiasts. Pros and weekend warriors definitely have different nutrit...

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How Exercise Changes Our DNA - NYTimes.com

Exercise, a new study finds, changes the shape and functioning our genes, an important step on the way to improved health and fitness.

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Trainer Confessions: Exercises That Don't Do What You Think | Women's Health Magazine

Exercise moves that people misunderstand and what you should be doing instead

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9 Ways to Get a Flat Belly Without Diet or Exercise

Bust your gut with these minimal-effort tips.

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The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube!

These seriously excellent, totally free videos prove it’s completely possible to stay fit no matter what—all you need is an Internet connection and a little living room space.

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7 Lazy Ways to Lose More Weight | Women's Health Magazine

Losing weight is hard work. Sometimes the gym is just so far away, and that box of doughnuts is just so right there. But here's some good news for the willpower-deprived: You don't have to be obsessive about diet and exercise to lose weight. Slackers can be slim, too. Here's what to do:

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Simple and Free Workout | Men's Health

I have moved a few times in my life. Dragging fitness equipment over multiple state lines is very expensive and can be a royal pain. Through the years, I have bought and re-bought several Olympic bars, collections of smaller weights, and a ton of other pieces of equipment. While my home gym is still a collection of odds and ends, my favorite training tool is still free.

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Inspired by Marathon, Couple Take 26.2-Mile Walk Through Chicago

No need for headphones on this DIY marathon: "The streets of Chicago provide constant entertainment."

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21 Ways to Burn Fat Faster and Lose Weight - Harper's BAZAAR Magazine

Maintain a healthy lifestyle with expert and insider tips and tricks for mind and body wellness.

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The complete guide to working out before work

Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That's why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently r

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The 'I'm Too Busy to Work Out' Workout

Too busy to burn calories? Try this once-a-week 20-minute workout routine that will preserve stamina and build muscle in no time

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What Are the Best Fitness Retreats in America?

It used to be that people would go on vacation to relax, drink cocktails from coconut shells, and sit by the beach with a trashy paperback. But more and more now, people are shelling out big bucks to travel to posh resorts and get their butts kicked exerc

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Have You Seen This Crazy, New Thing At The Gym?

Have you seen this barbaric-looking fitness equipment? Here's what you need to know about the new training tool.

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The 5-Minute Warmup That Makes You Run Faster

Do this quick routine before any race so your body is at its peak to perform

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Shivering as a Form of Exercise

This winter’s frigid temperatures could be having one desirable side effect. They may be revving up your metabolism.

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How To Exercise In Cold Weather

Nose dripping. Eyes watering. Cold air freezing your throat, filling your lungs and drifting from your mouth in the form of an exhausted little cloud. Exercise outside in the wintertime, and you’ll enjoy these sensations. Consider them points of pride for braving the cold as most others pack into stuffy gyms.

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We talked with Kass Martin about all things Zumba-related. Check it out!