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Exercise as Medicine?

Depression and anxiety affect as much as 25 percent of all Americans, which makes them the most common mental illnesses in the country. Pharmaceutical companies have dramatically increased development and marketing of antidepressants in recent years. This has made pharmacotherapy … Continued

How to Stay Fit During the Holidays

Because of hectic schedules, food and drink that encourages overindulgence as well as other factors, it can be difficult to stay fit during the holidays. Here are some simple suggestions that will make it easier to stay on track in … Continued

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How Just One Workout Can Make a Difference

Although getting healthy and staying healthy is a lifelong pursuit, getting started is often the most challenging step on that road. It can be profoundly encouraging to realize that even just one workout session can make a difference in our … Continued

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Thanksgiving Fitness Tips

Another Thanksgiving is upon us, which means it’s time to make some decisions on how to best regulate our delicious food intake. If you want to strike a balance between enjoying the holiday gastronomically and staying true to your fitness … Continued

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Cardio vs. Strength Training

The benefits of doing steady-state cardio for fat-loss (without muscle loss) and metabolic strength training are often put at odds with both fitness experts and those seeking to get fit. The question may not be about cardio vs. strength training being … Continued

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Exercising While Pregnant Boosts Baby’s Brain Power

It is a given that lifelong exercise has a tremendous benefit at all stages of life including during pregnancy. Recent experiments and studies are now providing evidence that the benefits of exercising while pregnant can even accrue to the unborn … Continued

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