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A Balanced Approach to Losing Love Handles

A Balanced Approach to Losing Love Handles

Despite their rather pleasant name, love handles have a very poor reputation, and for good reason. Not only are they displeasing to look at, but they are also notoriously hard to get rid of. Contrary to what you might think, ...

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5 Easy Exercises for Your Heart

5 Easy Exercises for Your Heart

Though we may not think of it, the heart is actually a muscle. Like the muscles in our arms, legs and chest, the heart needs regular exercise in order to fire on all cylinders. Listed below are some exercises that ...

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Exercising During Menopause

Exercising During Menopause

The onset of menopause is not something many women look forward to. Menopausal symptoms can last for several years, and may include everything from hot flashes to sleeping difficulties to painful sex. Despite these challenges, it is still possible for ...

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Four Exercises For People with COPD

Four Exercises For People with COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a widespread condition in the United States, affecting over 24 million people. Those living with this condition must contend with a number of chronic symptoms, including coughing, chest tightness and breathing difficulties. Despite these ...

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Why Sports Are Good for Teen (Mental) Health

Why Sports Are Good for Teen (Mental) Health

Millions of children and teens enjoy participating in organized sports. In fact, the number might be considerably larger than you might suspect. A survey conducted by the Sports and Fitness Industry Association (SFIA) found that,in the year 2011 alone, 21.5 ...

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Preventing Common Sports Injuries

Preventing Common Sports Injuries

It goes without saying that participating in organized sports is a great way of getting and staying in shape. Unfortunately, such activities also place the body at risk of injury. While there is no way to completely avoid getting hurt ...

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Sitting and Disability Risk for Seniors

Sitting and Disability Risk for Seniors

There’s a good reason why the phrase “couch potato” is considered a pejorative term. People who spend hours on end anchored to their coach generally aren’t in the best of shape, and as a result tend to be in less-than-ideal ...

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Is Your Commute a Drag on Your Health?

Is Your Commute a Drag on Your Health?

Many people reading this article are well familiar with extended commutes to work. Whether you’re driving a car or taking public transportation, spending hours each week traveling to and from your job can certainly be a mental drain. It isn’t ...

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