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December 6, 2013

 

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Another Reason To Exercise

Physical activity is a biological norm. When we don't exercise, we actually cause harm to our bodies.

March 29, 2012

 

dog asleep on a treadmill

The Connection Between Exercise And Sleep

I've heard that getting regular exercise can help. Is this true?

March 7, 2012

 

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Does Exercise Trigger Headache?

I like to exercise, but I suffer from migraines and worry that getting my sweat on at the gym could trigger a headache. Am I right to be cautious?

February 3, 2012

 

younger and older runners on a trail

The Mathematics Of Middle-Age Spread

How much more does an older runner have to run in order burn as many calories as a teenager?

October 10, 2011

 

man eating french fry

The Obesity Epidemic Is Caused By Overeating, Right?

One study claims that we eat nearly 600 more calories per day than people did in the mid 1970s. But, the obesity epidemic is more complicated...

June 17, 2011

 

Ballet dancers stretching

Is There Any Reason To Stretch Before A Workout?

To stretch or not to stretch. New research shows that stretching might not be needed before a workout.

March 17, 2011

 

lifting weights

I’m Sick But Is It Safe To Exercise?

Is there truth to the saying, "sweating out a cold?"

February 11, 2011

 

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What Drinking And Exercise Have In Common

Dehydration is big problem in some sports because you don't feel like you're losing water.

November 24, 2010

 

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Eat, Exercise and Be Merry

Writing down what you are thankful for may give you that extra boost you need to hit the gym.

August 26, 2010

 

subdivision of Chicago taken from the air

Where You Live Affects How Physically Active You Are!

Did you know that your fitness level can be affected by where you live?

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