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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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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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Ice Skating

January 19, 2017

Health Benefits of Ice Skating

The brisk air on your face and in your lungs. The sense of flying as you glide across the ice. It’s easy to appreciate the sensation of ice skating, but are you aware of its many mental and physical health benefits? Some may surprise you. Ice Skate for Stress Relief Ice skating forces you to…

Fitness, Health

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