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Could a larger waistline be a result of too much TV as a child?

Hilary Glover EurekAlert As a youngster, remember your mother warning you that watching too much television would give you square eyes? That might not be true, but a new study, published today in BioMed Central’s open access journal International Journal … Continue reading

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Nine Ways to Make Yourself Smarter

Dr. Mercola mercola.com Looking for ways to boost your intellect, stave off mental aging, and maybe even live a longer life? You might be surprised to learn that not only do such strategies exist, but many are easily attainable by … Continue reading

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Why It’s Especially Significant To Increase Your Metabolism In The Next 12 Months

Michael Forrester Prevent Disease If you’re thinking about increasing your metabolism or embarking on a fitness regime, the next 12 months may be the best time in the history of our species. Our ever evolving consciousness is accelerating rapidly and … Continue reading

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FLASHBACK – Good breeding: Darwin doubted his own family’s “fitness.”

James Moore Natural History via Find Articles Nov, 2005 Brought up in a provincial market town, Charles Darwin lived for forty years in rural Kent, where he raised a large family. The English countryside was his natural habitat, a world … Continue reading

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Fitness programs for minority adults lack cultural relevance, MU study finds

Jesslyn Tenhouse EurekAlert COLUMBIA, Mo. – Many leading causes of death are linked to unhealthy lifestyle behaviors, including inadequate physical activity. Adults in minority populations have lower levels of physical activity and higher rates of preventable deaths, according to the … Continue reading

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Can three minutes of exercise a week help make you fit?

BBC News A few relatively short bursts of intense exercise, amounting to only a few minutes a week, can deliver many of the health and fitness benefits of hours of conventional exercise, according to new research, says Dr Michael Mosley. … Continue reading

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Fitness and “fatness” both matter to the heart

Amy Norton Reuters Losing fitness or packing on fat with age each can be bad for the heart — but avoiding either one of those fates may protect the ticker, a study published Monday suggests. U.S. researchers found that of … Continue reading

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The Importance of Patience in Weight Loss

Source: Natural Therapy Pages Getting the body you want takes patience. It involves lifestyle changes, dedication, hard work and discipline. It sounds difficult, and it is, but the effort is worth it. We live in a world of instant gratification, … Continue reading

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12 Ways To Get Fit With Your Kids in 2012

Source: PRNewswire This year, make sure your New Year’s fitness resolution includes your kids. Doing so  could make working out and losing weight a lot more fun, according to  fitness expert Michael Berry. Berry, director of the Human Performance Laboratory … Continue reading

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Looking for a fitness buddy? Get a dog

Source: Reuters When it comes to getting fit a person’s best friend just might be a four-legged one. Experts say studies show dog owners walk more, walk faster, and are more likely to enjoy an active lifestyle because of their … Continue reading

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