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Walking, Fruits and Veggies A Recipe For Good Health

Research shows that even one hour of exercise a week is better for your health than doing nothing. Add fruits and vegetables to your diet and you’re on your way.

07/22/2014

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Do More For Skin Than Use Sunscreen

In addition to wearing sun protection year round, other tips to keep skin in tip top shape include healthy eating and physical activity.

07/21/2014

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Sitting At A Desk Increases Risk For Obesity

The more time men spend sitting at a desk, the greater the risk of being overweight or obese.

07/16/2014

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Weightlifters Burn More Calories During Balance Of The Day

It is a fascinating concept but people who lift weights to stay in condition actually burn calories when they’re just sitting around.

06/26/2014

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Study: That Workout Probably Wasn’t As Hard As It Felt

Even if you’re huffing and puffing through your morning run, you might not be working out as hard as you think.

06/13/2014

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More Benefits Of More Walking

Daily long-distance walking results in twice as much weight loss as standard cardiac rehabilitation exercises that involve walking short distances at a brisk pace.

06/09/2014

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Parents Of Young Children Are Heavier Than Non-Parents

Researchers found parents of young children were heavier and ate more calories, fatty foods, and sugary drinks than women without children.

06/04/2014

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FitStar Personal Trainer App

FirStar is a bit different than other fitness apps in that it creates customized routines for you – and has NFL star Tony Gonzalez lead you through those exercises.

05/29/2014

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US Kids Not Getting Nearly Enough Physical Activity

In the recently released United States Report Card on Physical Activity For Children & Youth, our kids received a near-failing grade.

05/27/2014

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Jill Stevens Fitness Instructor at the Audubon YMCA, showed Ukee Washington how much fun Hoola Hoop and Core Class for Families is at the Y.

05/16/2014

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Trampolines Are High Risk For Kids

While we want kids to exercise, some types of exercise are riskier than others. Bouncing on a trampoline is high on the list.

05/14/2014

BARNET, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 04:  Elderly people take part in an exercise class at the Ann Owens CentreÊon December 4, 2013 in Barnet, England. AgeUk are a nationwide charity organisation that work with the growing number of elderly people throughout the UK. They run a number of activities for the elderly ranging from cookery classes to Tai Chi and try to improve the lives of pensioners from loneliness to fitness.  (credit: Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

Study: Biggest Risk Factor For Heart Disease In Women Over 30 Is Inactivity

For women under 30, the biggest risk factor was smoking, but physical inactivity was the leading risk factor for heart disease in every other age group, from 30 to 80, outweighing even high BMI.

05/09/2014

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Top Upcoming Fun Runs In Philadelphia

If you’d rather dress up like a superhero than try to actually be one, these are the craziest, zaniest, most fun races to hit the Philly area this spring.

05/08/2014

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Pa. National Guard To Hold Statewide Preparedness Drill

A multi-agency emergency preparedness exercise is set to be held by the Pennsylvania National Guard.

05/06/2014

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Fitness Tracker For Kids To Hit Shelves This Summer

There’s a new fitness band on the market, and it’s targeted at the under 10 crowd.

05/05/2014

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