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  • Healthy Eating
    • The Controversy Over Ronald McDonald

      I’ve been watching the war of words concerning the image of Ronald McDonald, the iconic face behind the McDonald’s fast food chain. Much like the Marlboro Man, he may very well fall by the wayside and become a small piece of America’s past.

    • Earth Day: To Meat or Not to Meat

      Today we should pause and reflect on the survival of our planet; what we as an industrialized society have done to damage it and what we can do to repair it so that future generations can prosper as we have.

  • Fitness from the Inside Out
    • The Controversy Over Ronald McDonald

      I’ve been watching the war of words concerning the image of Ronald McDonald, the iconic face behind the McDonald’s fast food chain. Much like the Marlboro Man, he may very well fall by the wayside and become a small piece of America’s past.

    • Earth Day: To Meat or Not to Meat

      Today we should pause and reflect on the survival of our planet; what we as an industrialized society have done to damage it and what we can do to repair it so that future generations can prosper as we have.

  • The Fit Family
    • The Controversy Over Ronald McDonald

      I’ve been watching the war of words concerning the image of Ronald McDonald, the iconic face behind the McDonald’s fast food chain. Much like the Marlboro Man, he may very well fall by the wayside and become a small piece of America’s past.

    • Earth Day: To Meat or Not to Meat

      Today we should pause and reflect on the survival of our planet; what we as an industrialized society have done to damage it and what we can do to repair it so that future generations can prosper as we have.

  • Healthy Alternatives
    • The Controversy Over Ronald McDonald

      I’ve been watching the war of words concerning the image of Ronald McDonald, the iconic face behind the McDonald’s fast food chain. Much like the Marlboro Man, he may very well fall by the wayside and become a small piece of America’s past.

    • Earth Day: To Meat or Not to Meat

      Today we should pause and reflect on the survival of our planet; what we as an industrialized society have done to damage it and what we can do to repair it so that future generations can prosper as we have.

Fitness and 'fatness' both matter to the heart

When it comes to heart health, you don't have to be a perfect specimen to protect your ticker. Maintenance is sometime enough.

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Top 10 Multi-Tasking Exercises

Headed to the gym? Check out our top ten multitasking exercises to get a full body workout in less time.

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Details may predict kids' soccer-injury recovery

How long will young athletes need to recover from soccer accidents? A new study examines the details.

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Exercise may boost mood for some chronically ill

A new study shows that exercise can help chronically ill patients fight off the blues, fatigue, anxiety and more.

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Top 10 Reasons to Try Group Fitness

Want to mix up your fitness routine? Here are ten reasons to rethink your workout and join the crowd!

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Heart risk during marathons low, but rising

More people are running long distance races than they were 10 years ago, but training won't make you the picture of health. Learn about the potential dangers on the road.

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To optimize exercise, heed your heart rate: expert

Pump it up! Experts say that before you worry about calories burned, train your heart. Training within your heart rate zone will help build a strong foundation for a fit body and a fit heart.

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Exercise linked to better performance in school

Kids who exercise mark do better in school. Learn more about new research connecting academic performance and exercise.

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Fitness Often Not a Priority for College Students

In the transition from mom's house to college, young adults often leave fitness behind.

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Yoga Helps Breast Cancer Survivors Curb Fatigue

Add to the benefits of yoga: a consistent practice helps breast cancer survivors fight off chronic fatigue.

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Exercise Doesn't Prevent Pregnancy-Related Diabetes

A new clinical trial found that pregnant women who exercised regularly during the second half of their pregnancies did not lower their odds of developing pregnancy-related diabetes.

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Poor Kids Miss Out On Play Time, Pediatricians Say

Children in poor urban neighborhoods need more chances for old-fashioned playtime in their daily lives, says a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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Classic Pilates Upper Back Strength & Flexibility Exercises

Keeping our spines perfectly balanced with Pilates strength and flexibility exercises will aid in preventing back pain, and make for better posture.

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The Biggest Loser Recap Season 12: Week 11

During their last week on the Ranch, The Biggest Loser competitors get their long-awaited makeovers after competing in the ritual of carrying their shed weight up a steep hill in a competition worth almost guaranteed inclusion in the final four.

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Fantasy Football 2011 Injury Report: Week 12

The holiday will bring three great games, but will be tempered by injuries heading into the race for the Super Bowl. QBs like Cutler, Schaub, Vick and Hasselback are suffering, as are WRs Johnson, Jackson and Jones and RBs Peterson, Best and McFadden.

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