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What a Beginner Should Know About CrossFit

Tags: exercise, fitness

Your friends have been talking about it on Facebook. You saw a commercial or a competition on TV. One of your coworkers swears by it. But what is CrossFit?


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4 Exercise-Related Things You Should Avoid Before Elective Surgery

Tags: exercise, hip replacements, knee replacements, rehabilitation, surgery

When you’re scheduled for an elective surgery, there are steps you can take to ensure that you’re in the best possible shape to speed your recovery. When it comes to exercise, here are four things not to do.


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Should You Step Up to the Barre Workout?

Tags: exercise, fitness, strength training, training

Barre workouts — probably best known from the fitness franchise Pure Barre — have grown rapidly. Get answers to questions about this fitness boom.


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Do You Have Sports-Related Back Pain? Know When to Call a Doctor

Tags: back pain, chronic back pain, exercise, joint pain, spine, sports injuries, strains and sprains, workout

Find out what you need to know about sports-related back and spine injuries. It's important to know when to treat these injuries on your own and when to seek help.


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If You Have Arthritis, Don’t Hibernate This Winter

Tags: arthritis, exercise, fitness, osteoarthritis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, winter

Whether you exercise indoors or outdoors, staying active during winter can decrease arthritis pain and stiffness.


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Your Guide to the No. 1 Fitness Trend of 2015

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What workout requires no gym membership and only 15 minutes of your time three times a week? Learn these five tried-and-true body-weight exercises.


Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail — and How to Succeed

Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail — and How to Succeed

Tags: diet, exercise, fitness, healthy diet, smoking, weight loss

Every year, people make resolutions, then abandon them by mid-January. Don’t just blame it on human nature. Instead, use these simple tips to stay on the health bandwagon.


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11 Simple Health Habits Worth Adopting Into Your Life

Tags: bad habits, breakfast, exercise, healthy diet, healthy habits, posture, sleep, soda

When you build healthy habits, small decisions add up over time. An exercise physiologist and dietitian offer 11 of the best diet, nutrition and fitness habits that you can incorporate into your life.


Are You a Caregiver? Take Care of Yourself, Too

Are You a Caregiver? Take Care of Yourself, Too

Tags: cancer, caregivers, exercise, sleep

Caregivers play an important role in helping loved ones move through cancer treatment. But juggling your caregiver role with your other duties can create a good deal of physical and mental stress.


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The 12 Days of Fitness

Tags: exercise, fitness, holiday season

’Tis the season for celebration, family gatherings and holiday fun — but not for sitting still. Keep your fitness routine going throughout December with these daily tips.