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12 Daily Habits of Fitness Professionals and Nutritionists Feature
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12 Daily Habits of Fitness Professionals and Nutritionists

Fitness professionals and registered dietitians stay on track because they arm themselves with these effective daily habits.

The Benefits of Bike Riding
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The Benefits of Bike Riding

Leave the car at home and opt for a bike ride

Lose Weight With Water Workouts
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Lose Weight With Water Workouts

Get fast results with these simple water exercises

Boost Your Energy Naturally
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Boost Your Energy Naturally

Do you feel exhausted all the time these days? Get essential tips for reclaiming your energy

Speed Up Your Metabolism at Midlife
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Speed Up Your Metabolism at Midlife

If you've noticed your clothes feeling a little tight these days, blame middle age. As we age, our metabolism slows. Find out what you can do to speed up your metabolism and lose that extra weight.

Health in Your 40s: Take Care of Yourself During Transitional Times
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Health in Your 40s: Take Care of Yourself During Transitional Times

Your 40s are a time of transition as you begin the "menopause transition," or perimenopause. You may notice physical, emotional and psychological changes.

6 Tips for Indoor Walking
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6 Tips for Indoor Walking

Snow, rain, frigid temperatures? No problem. Stay active year-round by strutting your stuff indoors.

Top 10 Ways to Burn 200 Calories in Under an Hour
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Top 10 Ways to Burn 200 Calories in Under an Hour

Want to burn some extra calories to speed your weight loss? Here are 10 ways to burn 200 calories in under an hour.

Serious Yoga Injuries, Though Rare, Are on the Rise
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Serious Yoga Injuries, Though Rare, Are on the Rise

More and more Americans have been taking up yoga in recent years—and their rate of yoga-related injuries has also climbed, a new study finds.

In a Fitness Rut? Try 'Fit Crashing'
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In a Fitness Rut? Try 'Fit Crashing'

If your exercise routine always involves the same activity—going for a 30-minute run, doing the elliptical, pushing play on the same video—you may be in a rut. Get out of it and find something you love by "Fit Crashing."

The Importance of a Strong Core
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The Importance of a Strong Core

A strong core provides everyday health benefits like good posture, flexibility, balance and no back pain.

Parents Should Lead by Example to Form Healthy Habits in Kids
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Parents Should Lead by Example to Form Healthy Habits in Kids

Encouraging your kids to eat right, exercise and limit screen time may not be enough to instill healthy habits. You also need to lead by example, researchers suggest.

One Minute of Intense Exercise as Effective as 45 Minutes of Moderate Exercise
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One Minute of Intense Exercise as Effective as 45 Minutes of Moderate Exercise

New research from Canada contends that just one minute of high-intensity exercise can boost your health as much as 45 minutes of a moderate workout. That means you can't claim that you don't have enough time to get in shape.

7 Fit Moms You Should Be Following on Instagram
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7 Fit Moms You Should Be Following on Instagram

Fitting in workouts as a mom can be hard, but many moms on Instagram are inspiring and motivating their followers to stay fit. Here are HealthyWomen’s editor’s picks for the top fit moms you should follow.

Lack of Fitness Second Only to Smoking as Predictor of Early Death
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Lack of Fitness Second Only to Smoking as Predictor of Early Death

Poor physical fitness ranks right behind smoking as leading risk factors for an early death, new long-term research suggests.

Diet or Exercise: What's Best for the Middle-Aged Heart
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Diet or Exercise: What's Best for the Middle-Aged Heart

If you're a middle-aged couch potato in serious need of boosting your heart health, exercising in tandem with dieting to lose weight is best.

What Women Need to Know to Improve Their Health
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What Women Need to Know to Improve Their Health

National Women's Health Week empowers women to make their health a priority. Here are five steps women can take for better physical and mental health.

Tips to Get Kids Started With Running
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Tips to Get Kids Started With Running

If you want your kids to share your love of running, here are some tips to get them started running or jogging.

8 Safety Tips for Biking on the Road
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8 Safety Tips for Biking on the Road

Biking is good exercise, good transportation and good fun, but if you bike on the road, it's important to know these safety tips.

Do You Use a Fitness or Activity Tracker?
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Do You Use a Fitness or Activity Tracker?

Fitness and activity trackers may motivate you, and they may help you get fit, but a recent study shows they may not help you lose weight.