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The Health Benefits of Walnuts

August 9th, 2013

The Health Benefits of Walnuts

The lowly walnut provides more than a nutritious munch—it also packs a nutritional punch and has more health benefits than you might imagine. Walnuts are packed with omega-3 fatty acids and antioxid

You’re Never Too Old to Get Fit

August 8th, 2013

You’re Never Too Old to Get Fit

Think you’re too old to start a worthwhile fitness regimen? Think again. Research shows that men and women aged 48 and up who make an effort to get fit can significantly reduce their risk of heart

Exercise for Longevity

June 29th, 2013

Exercise for Longevity

Researchers have known for decades that regular exercise boosts longevity, but studies have never specified just how much. Now a Harvard professor has the answers. Professor I-Min Lee led a comprehens

New Labels on Sunscreen—and What They Mean

June 25th, 2013

New Labels on Sunscreen—and What They Mean

The  U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s new labeling requirements for sunscreen products are designed to give consumers more accurate efficacies and more reliable warnings. To benefit from this ne

Top 3 Reasons Why You Don’t Lose Weight

June 21st, 2013

Top 3 Reasons Why You Don’t Lose Weight

Sometimes the scale won’t budge, no matter how hard you try. According to Fitness and Dr. Pamela Smith, your body weight can fluctuate by as much as 5 lbs. in a single day, “so the amount you shed

Why Your BMI Matters

May 24th, 2013

Why Your BMI Matters

As a key indicator of fat as a percentage of your overall weight, your Body Mass Index (BMI) is an invaluable tool for health and wellness. The American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has guidelin

Improve Your Workout With Caffeine

May 21st, 2013

Improve Your Workout With Caffeine

According to researchers at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, caffeine-packed coffee makes exercising easier. That’s because caffeine effectively blocks the neurotransmitters that s

Exercise IS Medicine!

May 16th, 2013

Exercise IS Medicine!

May is Exercise is Medicine® Month, and people throughout the U.S. will be participating in physical activities to help prevent scores of chronic illnesses. Physical inactivity is recognized as a fas

Inspiration Station: Busy Mom Takes Charge with Cybex

May 15th, 2013

Inspiration Station: Busy Mom Takes Charge with Cybex

Amber Acosta, a busy mother of four, seemed to have no time for fitness. As a result, she was constantly fatigued—made worse by horrible eating habits. “I felt bad about myself,” she says, “an

Exercise Boosts Brainpower

May 10th, 2013

Exercise Boosts Brainpower

Regular exercise not only keeps you fit, it also improves your brainpower. Simply put, according to David Atkinson, program director at Cooper Ventures in Dallas, our energy levels increase when we ex

Exercise Improves Relationships

May 6th, 2013

Exercise Improves Relationships

What we’ve suspected all along has been proven by science: Not only is fitness more fun with friends—it builds friendships, as well. Plus, when you exercise with people you enjoy, you’re even mo

Swimmer

May 1st, 2013

Training Tips for Beginner Triathletes

More than a million non-professional athletes compete in triathlons in the US every year, an increase of more than 40 percent in less than a decade. And according to statistics, released by USA Triath

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