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Why Low Calorie Diets are an Ineffective Way to Lose Weight

As frustrating as weight loss can already be, low calorie diets are not the answer to losing fat. Many diet programs exist that recommend an extremely low calorie intake to lose fat. To keep things […]

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Common Training Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Common Training Mistakes

Common training mistakes plague us all at some point in our exercise lives. Whether we are training for the championship football game or trying to beat our personal best for a walk/run race, […]

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Master Exercise Consistency for a Lifetime of Fitness

Master Exercise Consistency

You have been hot lately! For some time, your exercise consistency has been so top notch that you were sure that in about a year or so, your local public broadcasting station would […]

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Beginning an Exercise Program and When To See Your Doctor

Beginning an Exercise Program

If you have reached this post, clearly you are interested in beginning an exercise program and are aware the many […]

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Promote MS Research: Walk and Ride to Donate

Support MS Research

Imagine waking up in the morning with severe numbness and weakness in your hands that resolve. Months later you notice double vision and severe muscle cramps that also may improve. Later, you note […]

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Treatment Options for Plantar Fasciitis and Heel Spurs

Plantar Fasciitis Treatment

Waking up in the morning can be hard enough as it is, much less waking up to excruciating foot pain during the first few steps of walking. Second would be the terrible heel […]

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Is Marathon Running Safe For the Heart?

Marathons, triathlons, biathlons, mega marathons, and other super intense races and challenges seem to be becoming more popular these days. In fact, in the past year, registrations for marathons has increased by two million!  Interestingly, […]

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The Proper Diet to Build Muscle and Get Ripped

For years I spent a lot of time in the gym trying to get “ripped,” or really develop the tone in my muscles. My workout program changed frequently, but I could not quite the get […]

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Why Meditate? Science and Medicine Support

Why Meditate?

Today’s Guest Post is provided by Holly Peek, an MD/MPH student at Tulane University and host of Holly on Health, a radio show, newspaper column, and social networking sites focused on health and medical […]

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