Fitness

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Exercise Has Cholesterol Benefit

Many people believe that creeping cholesterol levels typically go hand-in-hand with aging. But it doesn’thave to be that way, especially if you exercise.

07/07/2015

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Woman Creates Series Of Workouts For The Visually Impaired

A visually impaired woman from Doylestown, frustrated at not being able to follow along with exercise videos, has created a series of workouts for the visually impaired.

06/28/2015

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Avoid Stroke By Practicing 5 Healthy Behaviors

Harvard researchers have found that middle-aged people who practice five healthy behaviors lower their stroke risk by about 80%.

06/25/2015

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Exercise Reduces Symptoms Of Depression

A growing body of evidence suggests an increase in physical activity can help reduce symptoms such as depression and anxiety in both adolescents and adults.

06/24/2015

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Health Advantages To Taking Public Transit

Do you take public transportation every day or use it quite often? You may be better off than your fellow commuters who drive.

06/04/2015

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Study: Kids Can Start Weightlifting At Age Six

According to a new study from the Canadian Academy of Sports Medicine, kids can begin at six, if it’s carefully supervised.

05/28/2015

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Fit In Minutes

While the name of the Fit in Minutes app may be misleading, it’s at least a step in the right direction.

05/12/2015

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Ask A Philly Expert: Top Healthy Smoothie Recipe

Philadelphia-based emotional eating coach and weight-loss expert Jessica Procini shares her recipe for her favorite smoothie of all time.

04/22/2015

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Every Body Walk App

If you’re looking for a simple, visually appealing way to keep track of your journeys, Every Body Walk does the trick.

04/22/2015

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Exercise As You Age

As you age, you can keep your metabolism high by strength-training twice a week and relieve stress and depression through exercise.

04/16/2015

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Runtastic Heart Rate Monitor

This Runtastic app uses your phone’s camera to monitor your heart rate.

04/15/2015

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Workout In The Garden

Digging. Planting. Pruning. Weeding. Raking. Sweeping. If you want to tone-up for swimsuit season, do some work out in the garden.

04/13/2015

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Girls Still Getting Less Exercise Than Boys

By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The latest information has some good news but also some not so good news. Girls are playing more sports in record numbers, but they still lag […]

03/16/2015

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Low Muscle Density Increases Risk Of Hospitalization For Seniors

Do you want to stay out of the hospital? Maybe you should exercise more often.

03/03/2015

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Weight Loss Program Email Sparks Outrage At Local College

While the college has apologized, they say the program is in its third year and some students have decided to take advantage of it.

01/30/2015

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