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  1. 10 Ways to Boost Your Exercise Motivation

    You know exercise is good for you. Doing it, though, is another thing. To stick with an exercise routine, you need to get out there when that little voice inside you says, "I'll do that tomorrow. Or the day after -- maybe." Motivation does that, and it's not about just powering through. Your fitness

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  2. 5 Tips for Building Mental Stamina

    Watching the Olympics, we're all awed by the athletes' bodies -- the perfect physiques of gods and goddesses. But one of their greatest assets is something you can't see -- their mental stamina. "Athletes can get far on raw physical ability," says Robert E. Corb, PhD, a psychologist and director of

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  3. High-Intensity Workouts to Burn Calories

    Looking to blast calories? Get ready -- it's going to be a very sweaty session. "It’s got to be high intensity, whatever the workout is, if you’re going to torch calories -- not just burn them,” says Bret Emery, a nutritional consultant and fitness coach at Emery Fit in Alpharetta, GA. “Heart rate i

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  4. How to Start Running

    Whether you’re running for the first time, or for the first time in a long time, you want to kick things off slowly. Before you lace up your shoes and hit the pavement, try this smart advice to get into the race safely. Start with your diet. To fuel a run, keep well-hydrated by drinking at least 8 o

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  5. Take the Plunge: Get Into Swimming

    When she first stepped into the pool, Makeda Pennycooke didn't know how to swim. Pennycooke, an executive pastor from Charlotte, N.C., had signed up for lessons in hopes of getting a workout and conquering her fear of the water. During her first lesson, Pennycooke learned it was going to take some p

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  6. Pedometers Can Keep You Moving

    By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, June 6 (HealthDay News) -- Wearing a pedometer that tracks daily physical activity can motivate you to sit less, move more and perhaps shed unwanted pounds, a new study suggests. Researchers from Indiana University found this type of intervention

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  7. Smartphone Apps Can Make Workouts More Fun

    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 31 (HealthDay News) -- You're jogging at a steady pace, enjoying your favorite music through your headphones. Your breath is short and your heart is pumping. Your legs feel like they couldn't carry you any faster. And then you hear the groan of a zom

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  8. And America's Fittest City Is...

    By Brenda Goodman HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, May 29 (HealthDay News) -- It's a three-peat. For the third year in a row, the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area is the fittest in America, according to the American College of Sports Medicine's annual rankings released Wednesday. "Minneapolis may be und

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  9. Health Risks of Sitting - Cubicle Issues and Solutions

    By Ashley Ross Dry eyes? Weight gain? You might not realize what being parked at a desk is going to your body. Here, cubicle-caused issues and their surprisingly easy fixes.   Stressful job environments can raise women's risk of heart attack by 88 percent, but those who sit all day also have a great

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  10. Sofa to 5K Training Tips

    Emily Gilbert is the first to admit it: She's an on-again, off-again exerciser. Ever since her college lacrosse team days, she's geared up many times to make exercise a habit again, but then fallen off that wagon just as many times. But now, the 24-year-old publicist from San Diego says she has a pl

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