4 Moves to Ease Chronic Back Pain

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Whether it’s from your desk job or just a really long drive, you can ease those aches with these expert-recommended exercises. You know that feeling—probably around 4 P.M.—when everything from your shoulders to your hips starts ache and tighten? There’s both good news and bad news about what’s going on….

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7 Benefits of Exercise

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In ‘Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It‘, Gary Tabues spends a lot of time debunking the theory that to lose weight we need to exercise more. He details many studies conducted on unsuspecting laboratory rats, of which I’ll spare you the details. But there was one…

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Do You Have to Sweat to Get a Good Workout?

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Your recent workout left you sweating buckets — that means it was great, right? Not necessarily. “Sweat is not always a great indicator of how good your workout was,” says Jessica Matthews, the American Council on Exercise‘s Senior Adviser on Health and Fitness. Then there’s the common misconception that how much…

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Beginner Yoga Poses

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1. Mountain Pose (Tadasana) What to Know: “The mother of all yoga poses,” according to Ingber, “mountain only looks easy.” But this two-footed stance is the foundation for many others you’ll encounter that require awareness and balance. “It is through this pose that one finds the proper alignment and shape…

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Loving Fit

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I can’t wait to get to the gym. I seriously try to figure out ways to get there, even on days that are not my usual workout days, and it has nothing to do with endorphins. It has everything to do with the fact that I can’t wait to find…

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DailyBurn: Fitness

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The DailyBurn: Fitness entries are a place to go to never get bored with your workout. Whether you want to run your way to fit or dance your assets off, DailyBurn’s entries promote a healthier, active lifestyle. Check out inspiring interviews with sports figures or even tips on places to stay active on vacation….

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ACE Blogs

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The American Council on Exercise (ACE)’s blog is a go-to site for the latest, greatest information on fitness. ACE has everything: the lowdown on the best equipment, innovative recipes, tips on balance, and breadth in your workout. Some posts are targeted toward fitness instructors and those getting certifications, but there’s quality information…

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Workout Mommy

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Being a parent means your time is almost never your own. Finding the energy and motivation to work out and stay fit can be a challenge. But a fit parent is a happy parent. Workout Mommy blogger Lisa wants you make time to work out whenever and however you can. Tips,…

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Nerd Fitness

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Wish your workout was a little bit more like Jedi Training? Would you want to have Wolverine spot you as you lift weights? If you get every reference in “The Big Bang Theory,” or simply wish you did, Nerd Fitness might be the home of your people. The goal of Nerd Fitness is…

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