Health and Fitness 2014

12 Stories • Available November 2014
Building Your Body

Building Your Body

You don't need to buy expensive workout machines and weight sets to get fit. "Real, effective fitness and simple, powerful exercises need nothing but the most basic (equipment) you already have:

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Online Health Info: Fact Or Fiction?

Online Health Info: Fact Or Fiction?

It's been said that sometimes a little knowledge is dangerous. It is easy to look up health care information online, but is self-diagnosis using the information you find the healthy thing to do?

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Fun, Flavorful Fermented Foods

Fun, Flavorful Fermented Foods

Many Americans can be uncomfortable with the idea of fermented food. The reasons differ -- some say they are turned off by notion of bacteria in their food, while others are uncomfortable with fo

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Workplace Health And Fitness

Workplace Health And Fitness

We all know about the 3 o'clock slump at the office. You're feeling sluggish. But instead of reaching for candy or caffeine, how about doing yoga? Or going for a walk with your colleagues? Mor

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Posture And The Brain

Posture And The Brain

Are you a slumper? Check your posture right now to see if your shoulders are rounded forward and your back curled. Chances are you've eased into your natural posture: slouched down, head in align

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Fuel Up

Fuel Up

One of the questions exercisers often ask their trainers is: Should I exercise on a full or empty stomach? It's a common misconception that exercising on an empty stomach means the fat you bur

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Vacation Exercise

Vacation Exercise

From Zumba classes and personal yoga sessions on the beach to waking up an hour earlier to put in some time on the hotel fitness center's treadmill or elliptical, vacationers are making exercise

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Juice Fasting

Juice Fasting

Joe Cross had a choice: Get healthy or die. "I'm 41. I'm fat. And I'm sick," the Australian native humbly admits in his 2010 aptly named documentary, "Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead." "You don't have

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Group Fitness

Group Fitness

Cher. Seal. Madonna. Prince. Sting. Elvis. Adele. Mononymous entertainers permeate pop culture and have done so for decades. But there is a new one-named craze in town. In fact, there are a fe

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Eat Clean

Eat Clean

If I had my magic wand back -- I was carrying it in the Halloween parade and it vanished -- I would wave it and (SET ITAL) shazaam! (END ITAL) all processed foods would disappear. It's harsh, I

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Coffee

Coffee

Q: Chuck, I heard that there's a new large study that links the increase of coffee drinking with premature deaths. Seems to me that sipping Java is given a bad health rap and is much better for u

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Nuts

Nuts

Nuts are generally considered bad choices for snacks because they're so high in calories. It is why experts recommend avoiding cakes or desserts containing a high content of them, and why many of

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