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The Best Health and Fitness Apps

Swimsuit season is upon us! Get a beach-ready body with a little help from these top diet, health, and exercise...

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4 Elements of the Perfect Fitness Class

Even a foolproof workout routine won’t get you in shape if you don’t stick with it. But a good fitness

5 Trendy New Workouts to Try

Discover fun ways to lose weight and get healthy with stroller workouts, pool Zumba, and more.

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Get the Most From Your Gym Membership

It’s an all too common tale: A person joins a gym with every intention of visiting it each day on

New Ideas for Home Fitness

Let’s just admit it. Back in the 80s and 90s, we were all suckers for “aerobics” à la Jane Fonda.

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How to Prevent Sports Injuries

So you want to take up golf, tennis, or some other sport? Diving right into it without taking the proper

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How to Be a Safer Cyclist

Now that spring is here, and summer’s just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to get that bicycle out...

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Get the Most from Your Personal Trainer

Been slavishly going to the gym but not satisfied with your results? Perhaps you’ve been considering hiring a personal trainer

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Why You Should Stretch

Stretching. For many women it’s an afterthought, something you might do after you’re done with other, more important exercise, if

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Why Weight Lifting is Important

Many people misunderstand the goal of lifting weights. To them, pumping iron is either about physical power or body sculpting.

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How to Give Your Bike a Tune-Up

Spring is here! And that means it’s time to dust off the bike and start pedaling. Here are a few

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10 Tips on Running Your First Race

Before you tackle your first competitive run, it’s important to train properly. Here are 10 tips to get you off

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Find Your Inner Olympian and Get Fit At Any Age

Triathletes Jane and Jean Diaz Jane and Jean Diaz, 47, are identical twin sisters. Jean is the older twin by

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6 Tools To Be Your Own Personal Trainer

If these tools work for personal trainers and nutritionists, they can work for you, too. 1. A digital, easy-to-read scale

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Can You Exercise When You’re Injured?

I’m injured. There, I said it. It’s hard for me to admit because I am a runner and a Taurus.

11 Best Fast Food Post-Workout Snacks Under 200 Calories

Check out these post-workout snacks you can get away with without feeling guilty.

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Barefoot Running: Trend or Trouble?

I took up running exactly one year ago this month, and during the 1,200 or so miles that I’ve logged,

7 Easy Exercises to Do While You’re Cooking

Do these moves every time you cook dinner and you'll be more limber, with a greater range of motion, and...

How to Create a Home Gym

You don't need a pricey gym membership to get in shape. You can create your own inexpensive, calorie-burning haven with...

Get Off the Couch and Get Outside! Here’s How

If you’re plopped on a couch or chair right now, surrounded by four walls and a ceiling, you’re not alone.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Be Working Out on a Trampoline

You’ve heard celebs and fitness gurus rave about Urban Rebounding, a cardio workout on a mini-trampoline. But is there any

5 Fitness Myths You Need to Forget

1. Walking is not as effective as running. Sure, you’ll burn about twice as many calories running for 30 minutes

How To Choose a Health Club

These 10 tips will help you choose a gym that's right for you.

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6 Exercise Excuses and How to Beat Them

After having my last baby, I knew it was time to work off the extra pounds. Sleep deprived and chubby,

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How to Workout at Home

It doesn’t matter where you work out, as long as you do it. Here, celebrity trainer Kathy Kaehler offers tips

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Can Running Help Prevent Disease?

Back in 1984, experts feared running to be a potentially harmful activity for those over the age of 50. Now,

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How to Work Out in Your Yard

If you’re going to exert yourself, you might as well get some fresh air and a beautiful yard in the