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Dietary supplements: Manufacturing troubles widespread, FDA inspections show - The Spokesman Review

Dietary supplements: Manufacturing troubles widespread, FDA inspections show - The Spokesman Review | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it

Federal inspections of companies that make dietary supplements — from multivitamins and calcium chews to capsules of echinacea and bodybuilding powders...

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Extreme Weight Loss: Man Loses Half His Weight - ABC News

Extreme Weight Loss: Man Loses Half His WeightABC NewsChris Powell helps another person struggling with obesity shed substantial weight.
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Motivation: What pushes you to do more?

Motivation: What pushes you to do more? | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
We all have our reasons for why we do what we do. Today we examine 7 popular reasons to embark on a fitness journey.
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Weekend warriors: When two workout days is all you have - Detroit Free Press

Weekend warriors: When two workout days is all you have - Detroit Free Press | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it

Weekend warriors often squeeze in intense exercise on their two days off. But is it enough?

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No Sex Required: Women Have Orgasms at the Gym : Discovery News

No Sex Required: Women Have Orgasms at the Gym : Discovery News | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
So-called "coregasms" are more common than anyone had imagined.
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Athletes' deaths in workouts prompt new guidelines - San Jose Mercury News

The most dangerous time for amateur athletes may not be during the heat of the game or even in rigorous practices.Student athletes' deaths prompt new workout guidelines

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In Wake of Supreme Court's Decision, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Will Continue Working to Ensure Access to Nutrition Services

In Wake of Supreme Court's Decision, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Will Continue Working to Ensure Access to Nutrition Services | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it

In Wake of Supreme Court's Decision, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Will Continue Working to Ensure Access to Nutrition Services

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Mom Plans Ironman Race After Big Weight Loss - Patch.com

Mom Plans Ironman Race After Big Weight Loss - Patch.com | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it

The accomplishment of Heather Wajer of Albany in losing 157 pounds by competing in Ironman triathlons may win her a spot in this year's Ironman World

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Fitness club bans skinny people from joining - CBC.ca

Fitness club bans skinny people from joining - CBC.ca | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it

People who don't measure up to the a Vancouver fitness club's size requirement are asked to workout elsewhere.

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Walmart to host nutrition seminar - Park Record

Nancy Taylor, pharmacy manager at the Walmart Supercenter at Kimball Junction, was inspired to do something for the community after she attended a.

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Weight loss by diet shakes is temporary: Experts - International News Network

Weight loss by diet shakes is temporary: Experts - International News Network | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it

“Contrary to popular belief, there is no miracle weight-loss cure or proven fat-blasting ingredients lurking within a chocolate diet shake,”

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Companies Slip Workouts Into Work - Wall Street Journal

Companies Slip Workouts Into Work - Wall Street Journal | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
Companies Slip Workouts Into WorkWall Street JournalIn an effort to put the brakes on skyrocketing health-insurance costs, companies are thinking up ways to get people moving right in the workplace.
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Introducing Zipfizz’s New Health and Fitness Blogger: Kindra Reid

Introducing Zipfizz’s New Health and Fitness Blogger: Kindra Reid | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it

Personal efficacy is a natural outgrowth of fitness: take care of your body so that you can take care of everything else."

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Klout workout devised for social media junkies - New York Daily News

Klout workout devised for social media junkies - New York Daily News | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
New York Daily NewsKlout workout devised for social media junkiesNew York Daily NewsCreated by fitness trainer and dedicated tweeter Alexandra Williams, the Klout workout is based on a San Francisco-based company, Klout, which uses a point system...
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Cheap bodybuilding supplements poses serious health risks, experts warn - HealthNews18.com

Cheap bodybuilding supplements poses serious health risks, experts warn - HealthNews18.com | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it

Bodybuilding supplements such as artificial protein supplements, growth hormone boosters, anti-estrogen products are gaining in popularity but do you need them?

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You CAN do it and I have proof!

You CAN do it and I have proof! | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
Why do trainers tell you “You can do it!” How the heck do THEY know? Maybe you don’t know as much as you think.
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3 Popular Workout Mistakes and How to Avoid Them - Opposing Views

3 Popular Workout Mistakes and How to Avoid Them - Opposing Views | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it

Super-intense workouts are no joke, and a workout mistake here or there like bad form or going too hard too fast can led to injury, pain and burnout.

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American Council On Exercise Helps Fitness Seekers Go For The Gold With ... - MarketWatch (press release)

American Council On Exercise Helps Fitness Seekers Go For The Gold With ... - MarketWatch (press release) | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
American Council On Exercise Helps Fitness Seekers Go For The Gold With ...MarketWatch (press release)The gymnastics and track and field workouts were developed in partnership with Olympic gold medalists Dominique Dawes and Allyson Felix.
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Job Worries for Parents May Mean Poorer Nutrition for Kids - U.S. News & World Report

Job Worries for Parents May Mean Poorer Nutrition for Kids - U.S. News & World Report | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
Job Worries for Parents May Mean Poorer Nutrition for KidsU.S. News & World ReportStudy found family meals suffered as work pressures increased.
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FDA OKs first new weight-loss pill in 13 years

FDA OKs first new weight-loss pill in 13 years | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
Federal Food and Drug Administration officials approved a new weight-loss pill Wednesday, giving the nod to Belviq used in combination with a reduced-calorie diet and exercise to combat obesity.
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Exercise: some motivation required? Challenge Accepted!

Exercise: some motivation required? Challenge Accepted! | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
Need motivation to get moving when running? Six to Start asks “‘How does “being chased by zombies” sound?” Review of the ZOMBIES, RUN! app.
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More nutritious cereals but more kids' marketing, Yale report says - Los Angeles Times

More nutritious cereals but more kids' marketing, Yale report says - Los Angeles Times | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
CBC.caMore nutritious cereals but more kids' marketing, Yale report saysLos Angeles TimesKids' cereals are more nutritious than a few years ago, but there are more ads for the least nutritious products, a report from Yale University said...
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3 Surprisingly high calorie 'healthy' foods

3 Surprisingly high calorie 'healthy' foods | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it

Some foods are rightly branded as 'healthy' as they contain lots of essential vitamins and minerals, but did you know that they also contain loads of calories? 

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Children's pop consumption still rising - CBC.ca

Children's pop consumption still rising - CBC.ca | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it

Children in Mexico and the U.S. show higher pop consumption than in Canada, but parents shouldn't be complacent, a nutrition professor says.

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