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Strong biceps are not only for show—they are responsible for bending the elbow and making it possible for you to lift and carry heavy objects, including your own body weight. This quick and efficient workout is a great way to strengthen these essential muscles.Read Full Article

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Exercise may help to safeguard the mind against depression through previously unknown effects on working muscles, according to a new study involving mice. The findings may have broad implications for anyone whose stress levels threaten to become emotionally overwhelming.

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Obese children and teenagers already show hints of future cardiovascular problems, new research has found.

German researchers studied 61 overweight and obese children 8-to 21-years-old, comparing them with 40 non-obese children of the same age. All were free of disease and not taking any...Read Full Article

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Bikram Yoga has recently become a fitness trend as well as a way of life for many Filipinos. If you're thinking about giving it a try, join Chrina Cuna as she gives it her best shot! In an interview with Al Galang,...Read Full Article

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Maximize all the sweaty benefits of hot yoga with these expert tips

Bikram is to yoga what Tae-Bo is to kickboxing. Like Billy Blanks, Bikram Choudhury took a long-existing practice and modified it to create a uniquely-packaged fitness franchise. According to the 66-year-...Read Full Article

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Whether on a crowded Eastern seaboard boardwalk, a sunny California ocean promenade or a meandering walkway in Des Moines, Iowa, if there are long stretches of smooth pavement, you will find in-line skaters wending their way gracefully, their fast-moving rhythmic motion leaving joggers and...Read Full Article

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You might hear a lot about Zumba, but you're not sure exactly what it is or why it's such a big deal. Zumba is a Spanish word that means "buzz like a bee and move fast," notes the American Council on Exercise. It's an increasingly popular type of exercise class that's being done in 125 countries...Read Full Article

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Pilates is a very precise, intelligent exercise system, where the message is 'Quality, not Quantity'.

You are taught to align your body perfectly before starting an exercise, and then to isolate individual muscle groups and work them without putting strain on other areas. If you are used...Read Full Article

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Each month as part of our "12 Habits of Highly Healthy People" we're highlighting a healthy habit and offering tips on how to integrate it into your healthy lifestyle. This month's habit is strength and flexibility training.

Strength and flexibility aid in improving performance,...Read Full Article

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