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5 Things You Should Stop Doing Today (If You Want to Manage Your Weight) Feature
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5 Things You Should Stop Doing Today (If You Want to Manage Your Weight)

Change these 5 habits to help lose weight or stay at a healthy weight. One is as simple as putting the snack bag away.

Take a Stand on Weight Loss
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Take a Stand on Weight Loss

Research finds the mere act of standing burns more calories over time compared to sitting, and anyone bent on weight loss may want to remain upright a few more hours each day.

Stand Up: Our Bodies Are Meant to Work Against Gravity
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Stand Up: Our Bodies Are Meant to Work Against Gravity

Stand up and take a break from sitting to help fight the aging effects of inactivity. When you stand and move around, gravity works in your favor.

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.

Best Fitness Apps for Women
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Best Fitness Apps for Women

Looking for some extra motivation? These fitness apps will put a little pep in your step.

5 Things You Should Stop Doing Today (If You Want to Manage Your Weight)
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5 Things You Should Stop Doing Today (If You Want to Manage Your Weight)

Change these 5 habits to help lose weight or stay at a healthy weight. One is as simple as putting the snack bag away.

18 Ways to Up Your Health in 2018
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18 Ways to Up Your Health in 2018

Here's how to take some small steps that yield big results so that 2018 can be your healthiest year ever.

The Benefits of High-Intensity Workouts
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The Benefits of High-Intensity Workouts

All exercise has its benefits, but there is one form that may give you a boost in the bedroom—strength and high-intensity workouts.

What It Really Means To Run Like A Girl and Why We Want To
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What It Really Means To Run Like A Girl and Why We Want To

A closer look into the transformative impact of sports in women's lives.

Prevent Skin Problems at the Gym
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Prevent Skin Problems at the Gym

Take these preventive steps at the gym, so you don't bring home more than a sweaty glow.

6 Common Gym Mistakes to Avoid
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6 Common Gym Mistakes to Avoid

Avoiding some common mistakes will ensure maximum results for the time spent working out.

Is Running Meditation a Real Thing?
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Is Running Meditation a Real Thing?

A closer look at the connection between the physical and mental benefits of running.

Brief Morning Exercise Helps Ease Blood Pressure Throughout the Day
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Brief Morning Exercise Helps Ease Blood Pressure Throughout the Day

A half-hour of morning exercise can help control blood pressure in overweight and obese people for the entire day.

5 Ways to Rock Your New Year's Resolutions
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5 Ways to Rock Your New Year's Resolutions

Although many New Year's resolutions fail, we are drawn to setting intentions and striving to be better. Try these tips to help you set attainable goals.

Selecting the Right Style of Yoga for You
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Selecting the Right Style of Yoga for You

There are many styles of yoga offered in the United States, most of which are rooted in the classic hatha yoga.

Workouts: A Prescription to Ease Severe Chronic Anxiety?
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Workouts: A Prescription to Ease Severe Chronic Anxiety?

A small study suggests that burdensome feelings can be quelled with a little heart-pumping activity.

Exercise Your Right to Fight Disease
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Exercise Your Right to Fight Disease

Research consistently tells you just how important exercise is for health. It can help head off heart disease, stroke, diabetes and many types of cancer, including breast and colon cancers.

This Exercise May Slow Aging
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This Exercise May Slow Aging

Running, swimming, cycling and other types of endurance exercise can slow cellular aging, but strength training may not.

Female Veterans Who Inspire Us
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Female Veterans Who Inspire Us

HealthyWomen thanks female veterans who have served our country. We share a short list of veterans who inspire us on Instagram.