June 21, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness
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Health Tip: Become an Active Family

Latest Exercise & Fitness News (HealthDay News) — Getting more active should be a family affair. It can even be fun if you approach it the right way. The American Council on Exercise suggests: Have an open and honest conversation with the family about why it’s important to be more

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June 20, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness
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Americans Want to Be Fit, But Most Don’t Put in the Effort

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News MONDAY, June 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Most Americans want to be in better shape, but few are putting in the work to get there, a new survey shows. More than three-quarters of U.S. adults said that being in shape and

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June 16, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Want a Workout for Mind and Body? Hop on Your Bike

Latest Exercise & Fitness News THURSDAY, June 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Riding a bike is good for your body — and your mind. So say health experts at Penn State, who add that biking provides superb heart conditioning. “That helps prevent weight accumulation, decreases the risk of heart disease

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June 16, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

How Can I Treat Sweat Rash?

Ask the experts After I work out, I break out in a very itchy rash all over my arms, legs, and abdomen. Is this normal? What causes this? Doctor’s response Not that your experience is normal, but it is more common than you think. The first thing to do is

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June 14, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Muscle Cramps

Muscle Cramps: a Real Pain Cramps can be perceived as mild twitches or may be excruciatingly painful. Typically, cramps cause an abrupt, intense pain in the involved muscle. Often a muscle that is cramping feels harder than normal to the touch or may even show visible signs of twitching. Read

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June 13, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

How Do You Cure a Side Stitch?

Ask the experts What causes abdominal cramps during exercise? What can I do to prevent them? Doctor’s response If you mean prevent muscular cramps that occur in the abdominal muscles while doing exercises like crunches and situps, the answer is not always clear since the cause of skeletal muscle cramping

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