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08

Apr

A reluctant spring: Yoga poses to shake off winterFor a smooth transition between the seasons, try these cleansing asanas.

A reluctant spring: Yoga poses to shake off winter
For a smooth transition between the seasons, try these cleansing asanas.

07

Apr

This simple sitting test could predict how long you will liveIf you have trouble performing this test, your life could be cut short.

This simple sitting test could predict how long you will live
If you have trouble performing this test, your life could be cut short.

03

Apr

Young adults take note: Exercising now may improve brain function laterA new study shows that exercising in young adulthood may benefit verbal memory, psychomotor skills, and higher thinking skills 25 years down the road.

Young adults take note: Exercising now may improve brain function later
A new study shows that exercising in young adulthood may benefit verbal memory, psychomotor skills, and higher thinking skills 25 years down the road.

19

Mar

Apple’s new Healthbook to take fitness apps to the next levelExperts suggest that Apple’s new fitness tracking app could revolutionize the health and wellness industries.

Apple’s new Healthbook to take fitness apps to the next level
Experts suggest that Apple’s new fitness tracking app could revolutionize the health and wellness industries.

12

Mar

Does the road to health really take 10,000 steps a day?It’s possible to meet the CDC’s 150 minutes of moderate activity a week in about 7,000 to 8,000 steps, but a little extra won’t hurt you.

Does the road to health really take 10,000 steps a day?
It’s possible to meet the CDC’s 150 minutes of moderate activity a week in about 7,000 to 8,000 steps, but a little extra won’t hurt you.

09

Mar

Lifelong exercise keeps octogenarians fitStudy has shown that 80-year-olds who engage in lifelong endurance exercise prove to have the average aerobic capacity of 40-year-olds.

Lifelong exercise keeps octogenarians fit
Study has shown that 80-year-olds who engage in lifelong endurance exercise prove to have the average aerobic capacity of 40-year-olds.

08

Mar

Making strides with a running gait analysisMNN’s family blogger attempts to outrun chronic injuries with a 3-D assessment of her running form.

Making strides with a running gait analysis
MNN’s family blogger attempts to outrun chronic injuries with a 3-D assessment of her running form.

07

Mar

Want a better playground? Get rid of the benchesNew study finds that the best way to get parents active and engaged with their kids at a playground is to do away with park benches.

Want a better playground? Get rid of the benches
New study finds that the best way to get parents active and engaged with their kids at a playground is to do away with park benches.

20

Feb

Have the Olympics inspired your inner athlete? Be careful out thereA physical rehab doctor offers his advice on how novice athletes can lessen the risk of injury and stay committed to exercise routines.

Have the Olympics inspired your inner athlete? Be careful out there
A physical rehab doctor offers his advice on how novice athletes can lessen the risk of injury and stay committed to exercise routines.

08

Feb

Which Olympic athletes are the fittest?Olympians focus on the types of exercises that will benefit them the most, but experts agree that they all need a foundation of strength training.

Which Olympic athletes are the fittest?
Olympians focus on the types of exercises that will benefit them the most, but experts agree that they all need a foundation of strength training.