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Category: Fitness

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December 31, 2018

4 Tips to Get You Excited About the Gym Again

Follow this guide to reinvigorate your stale workout routine.

Fitness, Wellness

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December 19, 2018

Can You Lose Weight in a Specific Place?

A personal trainer offers tips for people seeking spot reduction or targeted weight loss.

Fitness, Wellness

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July 20, 2018 By Tom Sowders

Why Men Should Do Yoga: Podcast Episode 5

A lot of men have misconceptions about yoga, according to REX Wellness Instructor and Registered Yoga Teacher Gwen Saint Romain. One misconception is that yoga is always calm, slow, peaceful and easy. In fact, some yoga classes can provide very intense workouts that leave you dripping with sweat. There are tons of health benefits associated…

Fitness, Health, Men's Health, podcast

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May 30, 2018 By Tom Sowders

The Health Benefits of Ice Skating: Podcast Episode 2

Ice skating is probably available to you, even if you live here in North Carolina, where it’s not icy outside very often. But how often do you strap on the blades and get gliding? If the answer is “Not very often,” then this episode is for you. You’re missing out! Ice skating is great for…

Community, Fitness, Health, podcast, Wellness

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Instructor and participants at a Masala Bhangra fitness class

January 12, 2018

Like Dance Workouts? Try Masala Bhangra

This class mixes Bollywood and Indian folk dance for a calorie-burning party.

Fitness, Wellness

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Exercise to burning bone fat

May 17, 2017

Another reason to exercise: burning bone fat – a key to better bone...

UNC School of Medicine researchers use new imaging methods to show that running burns fat in bone marrow, with benefits for bone health. The best effect was seen in obese mice. Maya Styner, MD, was the study's lead author.

Fitness, Orthopedics, Research

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