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6 Do’s and Don’ts for Athletes Losing Weight

Tags: athletes, calories and weight loss, exercise, healthy diet, sugar, weight gain, weight loss

If you're an athlete who wants to lose weight for a performance edge, find out the best ways to go about it -- and what to avoid.

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Injured During Marathon Training? Here’s How to Get Back In Stride

Tags: marathon, marathons, runner, running, sports medicine

Marathon runners push the body’s limit to increase their exercise capacity. But they shouldn't ignore recurrent pain or discomfort that lasts after adequate rest. Find expert tips to recovering from injury.

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5 Best Tips to Get Started Doing Yoga

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Some people think as they get older, they just get less flexible. But yoga can counteract this tendency and do so much more to keep you feeling good. Find five tips to getting started with yoga at any age.

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5 Best Exercises for People with Diabetes

Tags: dancing, diabetes, diabetes treatment, exercise, ketoacidosis, swimming, Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, walking, yoga

If you have diabetes, regular exercise offers surprising benefits. As it lowers your stress levels, it lowers your blood sugar level. Find the five best exercises for people with diabetes.

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How Strength Training Fights Body Fat (Video)

Tags: exercise, healthy diet, muscle, strength training, videos, workout

Strength training has rewards that go far beyond a sculpted physique. Discover what happens when muscle fibers begin to crowd out fat cells.

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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Weight Loss?

Tags: diet, gluten, gluten-free, healthy diet, quiz, weight gain, weight loss, weight management

If you've ever struggled to drop weight, you're not alone. Whether you are trying to shed a few pounds or engage in a major weight-loss plan, better understanding will boost your chances of success.

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3 Tips for Treating Your Bicep Pain at Home

Tags: acute muscle strain, chronic muscle strain, muscle, muscle weakness

Find expert advice to treat a bicep injury, which is most often caused by overuse. It can make daily activities tough, but generally if you rest and take care of the injury at home, it should resolve.

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How Stress Makes You Gain Weight (Video)

Tags: stress, video, weight gain

Stress is the leading cause of aging. Watch what happens when your body is under stress. Discover why it’s important to break the cycle of stress and weight gain.

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4 Best Tips for Using Fitness-tracking Devices

Tags: exercise, fitness, technology

Get expert tips on how to get the most out of your wearable fitness tracker.

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Are You Trying to Lose Weight the Wrong Way? (Video)

Tags: diet, exercise, healthy diet, video, weight loss

Your body lets you build muscles in key areas. But crunches and weight-loss belts never seem to slim down the stubborn spots. Learn the best way to achieve a healthy weight.