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Here’s Why the Age of Cramps May be Over

First of all, let’s get over some commonly known facts that are, in fact, untrue: Neither heat nor dehydration lead to cramps. We know — you have been told for years that too little water will cause muscles to spasm with painful cramps. But there may be a new, effective approach to[…]

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Should Part of Your Diet Be an Earlier Bedtime?

A very interesting study has just been released that makes a connection we would have never made ourselves: that between your bedtime and your weight gain. Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley followed over 3,000 subjects from adolescence in 1996 all the way up to 2009. Looking at as[…]

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ABE: Always Be Exercising

We all have lapses when it comes to exercise. No matter how important we know it is, and no matter what we do to try and fit it into our schedules, sometimes we just end up missing a few days. Or sometimes a few weeks. And while we have looked[…]

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You Need More Spice in Your Life, Literally

If you are a bland food lover, then you can skip the rest of this article. If you avoid anything that is one-alarm or up then you are not going to be happy with this new study which says that spices may do much more for your body than just[…]

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Can Your Dog Help You Get in Shape?

There are many great reasons to get a dog. But according to a new CNN article, there are at least 13 specific activities that you can enjoy with your dog that will make you happier and healthier. Running is an obvious dog/human sport, but some of the suggestions in the[…]

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Your Workout Soundtrack Can Make You More Active

A new study is out that should make every audiophile bob their heads a little harder — it turns out that what tunes you play may have a significant effect not only on the intensity of your workout but also how intensely you face the rest of your day. The[…]

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Social Media is Hurting (and Helping) Your Exercise Goals

The University of Michigan wanted to see if it’s true that accountability is a big help when it comes to reaching your fitness goals. So they did a very simple study: using 165 obese subjects, for twelve weeks they asked them to make fitness goals, but only if they wanted.[…]

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Need Energy? Go Exercise

While there are plenty of benefits from exercise that make sense, this one is definitely a little more counterintuitive. If you want more energy, that thing you lose after you go on a long run, then you should go on a run. Seriously. A new study found some yawning to[…]

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