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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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Interval Training… for Grandparents

It may be an tough to convince many seniors that they can perform high-intensity interval exercises – and that it will actually be one of the best things they can do for their health. But a new study shows a beneficial interval that the elderly can perform – and all it involves is walking. Researchers out of[…]

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Does Weed Make You a Better Athlete?

As this article points out about halfway through, we simply don’t know a lot about pot, at least when it comes to what it does to you when you put down the bong and try to do something more physical than calling the pizza guy. While it is legal in[…]

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Is the Best Trainer the One in Your Phone?

There is no question that fitness apps offer a great alternative to heading to the gym and tangling with a personal trainer. At least that’s what the app makers want you to believe. But are these things really going to get you into excellent shape? A NY Times reporter took[…]

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