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The Magic of 20 Minutes of Exercise

We’ve got some especially good news if you’re stuck in a chair all day for work (or if you just really, really like TV).

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Do Workplace Wellness Programs Really Work?

If your employer is pushing you to eat better and exercise more, you’re not alone — workplace wellness programs are hugely popular these days. But a new study aimed to determine whether they’re actually worthwhile.

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Get Out of Your Chair for Just 30 Minutes and You May Live Longer

Physically inactive adults who replace 30 minutes of sitting each day with physical activity showed a nearly 50 percent reduction in premature death risk.

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How Eating Breakfast Helps You Burn More Calories

A small study suggests that eating breakfast before exercising helps your body burn more carbohydrates for fuel and digest food more quickly afterwards.

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Ancient Exercise for Modern Health

Despite its focus on breath and gentle movement, Qigong promotes a surprising amount of strength.

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To Lower Risk of Diabetes Commit to Diet and Exercise

If you need a strong motivator to get you to realize that preventing type 2 diabetes is hugely possible and within your grasp, despite being at high risk, then the latest study is a true cheerleader. The 15-year study, which looked at preventing diab...

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How to (Safely) Lose Weight by Changing Your Meal Plan

Losing weight is one of the most difficult things to do because it requires discipline and consistency. Here are some simple tips that you can incorporate into your daily meal plan that can help you lose weight in a healthy manner and keep it off for ...

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14 Ways to Get Moving At Work

Sitting at a desk all day can wreak havoc on our health - so get moving around the office!

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Study: 1 in 4 Americans Totally Inactive

How have you done on your New Year’s resolutions? How about making a resolution for 2015 (even though we’re a quarter of the way done with this year)? If you do want to recommit to a goal, I’d encourage you to find ways to get more physically active ...

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Ways to Prevent Constipation

Try these easy tips to get your system moving again.