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3 Strategies to Incorporate Running/ Walking into Your Routine

Exercise is an important activity many people don't take advantage of due to their busy lives or a lack of motivation—but without adequate exercise, you put your health at risk. Studies show that walking and running can help improve your heart health and even extend your life. The great news is, with a little creativity, you can fit running and walking into your daily routine. Here's how: 1. Take the Stairs Walking up a few...

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Pantry Spring Cleaning for Health

The springtime is the best time to reset and encourage healthy eating habits to support your weight loss and fitness goals. And if you're trying to become healthy and fit, you need to have a plan to clean out your pantry. Luckily, springtime makes it an ideal time to clear out foods and beverages that just don't belong in your healthy pantry. Here's your quick guide to pantry spring cleaning: 1. Step Back and Assess...

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Great Apps for Your Walking/Running Routine

Whether you are training for a marathon or simply trying to get fit, running and walking apps can make exercising easy and fun. Check out these five top smartphone apps that can help you get moving. Strava Sometimes referred to as "the social network for runners," Strava provides plenty of opportunities to check out your friends' running routines, give them kudos for hard workouts, and discover running routes in your local area. It also provides...

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How to Celebrate and Reward Yourself Without Food

We all deserve a little reward for hard work. The promise of something good when we reach a significant milestone (or at the end of a challenge) can help us keep going and succeed. In the past, you might have celebrated life's achievements with food. Perhaps it was that glazed donut you'd been craving for breakfast, or maybe it was a fully-loaded pizza shared with the family. The celebration of a job well done is...

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4 Ways to Combat SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder)

Feeling down this winter? It may not just be a mild case of the blues. SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) is a condition that affects millions across the country every year. It is important to understand that many who suffer from SAD do so not because they are unhappy with winter weather, but because they are simply not receiving exposure to sunlight. Understanding SAD In the warmer months when there is more sunlight, your body produces...

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