Articles about health and fitness


4 Things You Must Do to Achieve 7% Body Fat

Last updated: 11/13/2019

If it’s a flat belly, a better all-around diet, and a stronger heart you’re after this year, we’ve got you covered. But if you’ve got an even bigger goal in mind—like, say, a...

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Tips for Growing Your Fitness Classes

Last updated: 11/11/2019

Has your program director been hinting that your participation numbers are down? It can be frustrating and challenging to keep your regular participants engaged while trying to...

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Everything You Know About Fitness Is a Lie

Last updated: 11/11/2019

I hate the gym. At least, I hate "the gym" as imagined by the modern American health club: the mindless repetitions on the weight machines, halfhearted crunches, daytime TV...

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Thinness and Fitness Are Not the Same Thing

Last updated: 11/10/2019

Mary Cain is not the first or the last person to be told she has to be thinner to be a better athlete, but her powerful story about quitting Nike’s running team shows just how...

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How to Gain Muscle Without Gaining Fat | Fitness | MyFitnessPal

Last updated: 11/09/2019

How to Gain Muscle Without Gaining Fat 9 Comments Share it: When it comes to the countless fitness goals out there, one of the hardest to achieve — and most sought after — is to...

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Physical Activity and Diabetes

Last updated: 11/06/2019

Physical Activity and Diabetes Reviewed by Barbara Gordon, RDN, LD Published November 20, 2018 Monkey Business Images/Stockbroker/Thinkstock Adults —...

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How to Lose Weight — Answered in 5 Words or Less | Eat This Not That

Last updated: 11/05/2019

Here at Eat This, Not That!, we spend a lot of time sorting through medical journals, nutritional databases, and the latest health and fitness research. We've learned an awful...

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How to Lose Belly Fat & Gain Butt Muscle | Livestrong.com

Last updated: 11/05/2019

How to Lose Belly Fat & Gain Butt Muscle By Jody Braverman Updated May 28, 2019 Reviewed by Andra Picincu, CN, CPT About the Reviewer: Andra Picincu, CN, CPT Andra Picincu is a...

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Correcting Misconceptions About Fat

Last updated: 11/04/2019

For years, fat was demonized as dietary “Public Enemy Number One.” Despite the essential roles it plays in the body, including temperature regulation, hormone production and...

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Improve Your Cardiovascular Fitness: 6 Heart-Friendly Exercises

Last updated: 11/03/2019

Your heart is a muscular organ, and it gets healthier and stronger if you lead an active life. Remember that an inactive or sedentary lifestyle is one of the leading risk...

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