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  1. The FitFlop Craze: Fashion or Fitness?

    Adeena Babbitt, a 33-year old public relations executive, sports her FitFlops day in and day out. An avid walker like most Manhattanites, she is hoping that these new shoes -- the very ones that TV host Oprah Winfrey gave a "thumbs up" to on a recent show -- will tone her butt and legs as she carrie

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  2. 10 Tips for an Olympic Body

    When the 2008 Olympic Games open in Beijing, millions will be marveling at all the athletes' bodies.  Muscled legs, backs, abs, and arms -- sure signs of the Olympic body, carefully sculpted for power, speed, and endurance.  But what does it take to get that Olympic body? And could the average Joe (

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  3. 5 Olympic Athletes Share Their Workout Secrets

    Five Olympians share their secrets to getting fitter faster. Whether you want to tone up or slim down, we'll show you how.

  4. Fat and Fit?

    Q: I’m a bit overweight, but I exercise a lot. I’m frustrated. Is it possible to be fat and fit? A: Yes, you can be overweight and in good shape at the same time. In fact, physiologists now believe that being overweight and fit is far healthier than being skinny and out of shape. How much healthier?

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  5. Exercising in the Heat

    During the long, cold days of winter, we long for summer exercise: soccer in the park, a bike ride along the river, a hike in the mountains, or just a day in the garden. But when the dog days of summer actually arrive, it’s important to be prepared. Exercising in the heat can be risky if you aren't

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  6. Can You Really Get Fit With Wii Exercise Games?

    If you've been wondering what all the fuss is with the new Wii exercise games, you're not alone. Wii Fit, the new component to the Wii gaming console, launched May 19 and has been getting lots of buzz. In fact, if sales in this country match those from abroad, you may have trouble finding one. The b

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  7. 6 Ways to Avoid Workout Injuries

    You’ve finally made the commitment to get in shape or maybe to take your physical fitness to the next level. Eager to start seeing results, you jump into your new routine feet-first. And the next sound you hear is "ouch" as a workout injury derails your healthful plans.  Why does it happen? Gerald V

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  8. The ABCs of Weight Loss

    We've got 26 tips to help you succeed.

  9. The Best Arm Exercises

    Are well-toned arms the latest must-have body part? First Lady Michelle Obama's shapely arms caused a sensation in February after she showed them off in sleeveless dresses in her official White House portrait and during her husband's first address to Congress. According to news reports, Michelle Oba

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  10. Spring Break for Your Body

    The birds are singing, the sun is shining, the trees are decked out in green lace. But, as you emerge from those layers of coats and sweaters, you just know someone will say those dreaded words: bathing suit. No matter how many times people go skiing, most bodies are not summer-ready. Here are some

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