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Healthy Habit #11: Limit Added Sugar

Diet advice can be confusing. Eggs are bad for you. No wait, eggs are good for you. Eat less fat because fat makes you fat. No wait, there are good fats. Eat more good fats. Through the sea of advice that we read – we have yet to see a[…]

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Another Day, Another Study Out Against Sitting

If you haven’t already gotten it through your head that sitting is bad news, a new study out of Brazil has added to the mountain of evidence that your chair may be one of your worst enemies. And this is a pretty big study that looked at data from a[…]

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Foam Roll to Reduce Muscle Pain

Muscle knots are kind of a mystery, but foam rolling is very real. Try to foam roll once every other day – ideally before you exercise. Foam rolling, also called self-myofascial release (SMR), reduces soreness and increases flexibility. SMR has been shown to increase blood flow, break up scar tissue[…]

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Are You Making These Mistakes On Your Run?

Greatist has released a list of things that you may be doing wrong which could be hindering your running success, and it is pretty extensive. 14 different mistakes are listed and we won’t dig through them all (feel free to yourself, of course). Instead we will point to five notes[…]

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Can Money Help You Exercise?

Do you think you would exercise more if you were paid for it? These questions have come up before, and a new study looked at the efficacy of multiple payment plans to potentially compel people to workout more. There were four groups, each one having to walk 7,000 steps a day.[…]

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Are You Losing Weight Running? If No, Here’s Why

Some people love running. They think that it tops every other form of exercise when it comes to feeling good about your body and yourself. And some people looking to lose weight would rather run than do anything. But sometimes those runs are barely affecting the scale. And if your[…]

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What is Your Workout Missing? Competition

Whether it’s Jobs vs. Gates or Brady vs. Manning, competition has been at the heart of many exceptional accomplishments. But the power that can be harnessed by rivalries doesn’t stop at inventions or pro sports — it can also help us improve when it comes to exercise. This Outside article shows that[…]

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Influence Your Spouse to Exercise: Monkey See…

While we all know the trope of the wife or husband that seems to expertly tune out their significant other, there is a new study that shows when it comes to physical fitness, actions are far more persuasive than words. First off, this NY Times article notes a lot of[…]

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Video: Juice Cleanses Don’t Work As Advertised

If you or someone you know are one of the millions of people who think a juice cleanse is an easy, healthy way to lose weight, this video is mandatory viewing. You will find out quickly that 1. You are missing out on valuable nutrients, 2. You aren’t actually losing[…]

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