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A boom in fitness trackers isn't leading to a surge in physical activity

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Planet Fitness offers free gym memberships to high school students this summer

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Don't focus on weight alone when trying to stick to your New Year's fitness resolutions, experts say

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In a time of uncertainty, a healthy lifestyle is a dependable benefit

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Adding HITT to your workout routine can improve your heart and brain health

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The 'runner's high' may result from molecules called cannabinoids – the body’s own version of THC and CBD

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Blood pressure has spiked during the pandemic, but these tips can help you lower yours

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The prevalence of low testosterone should motivate men to adopt healthier lifestyles

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To make exercise a habit, start with a plan and find ways to make it fun

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Adopting a healthy lifestyle is good for your eyes and teeth, too

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Hot weather can make outdoor exercise a challenge — but it can be overcome

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MLK Drive to reopen to vehicles in August

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Better together: Partners up the odds of living healthy

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Pushups and pull-ups are the only upper body exercises you really need

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Five anxiety-fighting exercises you can do at home

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Make exercise part of your daily routine by ensuring it's not a chore

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Squeeze 11 minutes of exercise into your day — it could help you live longer

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Fitness trackers get users to walk an extra mile every day, study shows

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