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20 Healthy Fast-Food Meals

20 Healthy Fast-Food Meals | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
When life dishes up insane work deadlines, long road trips or back-to-back piano lessons and soccer practices, fast food becomes a fact of life.
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Vaccine-safety report should reassure doctors and parents, experts say

Vaccine-safety report should reassure doctors and parents, experts say | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
Vaccines rarely cause serious side effects, health officials say. When problems do arise, they most often occur in people with preexisting immune system disorders.
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A small amount of exercise is good for your heart

A small amount of exercise is good for your heart | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
"The biggest health benefits we saw were for those who went from doing nothing to those doing something small," study author says.
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Is employer-sponsored health insurance on life support? - HealthPop - CBS News

Is employer-sponsored health insurance on life support? - HealthPop - CBS News | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
Tower Watson survey finds one out of 10 midsized, large companies will stop offering health insurance come 2014 Read more by Ryan Jaslow on CBS News' HealthPop.
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Downtown Seattle YMCA Home

Downtown Seattle YMCA Home | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it

Starting September 12th 2011, the Downtown Seattle YMCA will be offering Turbo Kick classes free for YMCA members! Monday's 6:45-7:15pm!

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Grain Free: 15 Tips for Eating Ancestrally

Grain Free: 15 Tips for Eating Ancestrally | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
As a food lover who writes about her passion for a living, I often get asked how I manage to stay slim, given the nature of my work.
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Stout grad's work with nutrition education earns day in national spotlight - River Towns

Stout grad's work with nutrition education earns day in national spotlight - River Towns | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
Stout grad's work with nutrition education earns day in national spotlightRiver TownsBarbara George, a UW-Stout alumna and Family and Consumer Science director at Nasco, met with first lady Michelle Obama earlier this summer in Washington during...
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College Students Get 'F' For Eating Habits - Food Product Design

College Students Get 'F' For Eating Habits - Food Product Design | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
College Students Get 'F' For Eating HabitsFood Product DesignCollege students are flunking “Nutrition 101" by not eating enough fresh fruits and vegetables, according to a new study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, The...
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Dance Central 2 Preview Trailer! // Dance Central

Dance Central 2 Preview Trailer! // Dance Central | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
Brought to you by Harmonix, the developers who created the world-wide blockbuster Rock Band™, Dance Central is the first immersive dance video game that features and tracks full-body dance moves.
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ON THE JOB: Personal trainer specializes in debilitating conditions - STLtoday.com

ON THE JOB: Personal trainer specializes in debilitating conditions - STLtoday.com | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
ON THE JOB: Personal trainer specializes in debilitating conditionsSTLtoday.comRICK GRAEFE / JOURNAL Jill Abrams, left, a personal trainer at the Jewish Community Center in Creve Coeur, encourages Pam Pauley of Creve Coeur during a workout at the...
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Best Workouts You Can Do While Traveling - BODYROCK.tv | Fitness ...

Best Workouts You Can Do While Traveling - BODYROCK.tv | Fitness ... | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
What works for me is keeping my workouts as short and intense as possible. I can't imagine a worse torture then being stuck in a gym working out for hours in the summer. My routines are full body and most of them only ...
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PE teacher offers students new way to work out - Zanesville Times Recorder

PE teacher offers students new way to work out - Zanesville Times Recorder | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
PE teacher offers students new way to work outZanesville Times Recorder0Doug Gates works to build a fitness trail outside Duncan Falls Elementary School.
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New blood pressure checks at home

New blood pressure checks at home | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
Patients thought to have high blood pressure should have the diagnosis confirmed at home, doctors in England and Wales have been told.
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Bill Clinton declares vegan victory

Bill Clinton declares vegan victory | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
He's battled heart disease and has eliminated meat, but experts say not everyone can do it...
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Weight gain hits women after marriage, men after divorce

Weight gain hits women after marriage, men after divorce | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
Married women may become more sedentary, while divorced men lose marriage's 'health benefit,' researchers contend...
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Breaking Your Sugar Addiction

Breaking Your Sugar Addiction | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
Do you feel powerless against your sugar cravings? Are you eating sweets (or thinking about them) multiple times per day? Then you need this 4-step plan to break your sugar addiction.
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How to get a hot body without heatstroke: Your summer workout survival guide - 2011-Aug-24

How to get a hot body without heatstroke: Your summer workout survival guide - 2011-Aug-24 | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
Although summer is winding down, it’s hotter than ever! So, how are you supposed to keep that beach body when it’s 100-plus degrees outside and all you want to do ...
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Poor trunk flexibility is associated with arterial stiffening

Flexibility is one of the components of physical fitness as well as cardiorespiratory fitness and muscular strength and endurance. Flexibility has long been considered a major component in the preventive treatment of musculotendinous strains. The present study investigated a new aspect of flexibility. Using a cross-sectional study design, we tested the hypothesis that a less flexible body would have arterial stiffening.

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Ten weight-loss products banned - gulfnews.com

Ten weight-loss products banned - gulfnews.com | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
gulfnews.comTen weight-loss products bannedgulfnews.comAbu Dhabi: A recent survey into products available as diet supplements for weight loss in Abu Dhabi emirate has found many containing ingredients that have major cardiovascular and psychiatric...
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Girls on the Run Promoting More Than Just Physical Fitness

Girls on the Run Promoting More Than Just Physical Fitness | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
National program promotes physical fitness, character development and self-esteem for elementary and middle school girls.
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Zumba Fitness Now 10 Consecutive Weeks On Top Of UK Charts - Gamasutra

Zumba Fitness Now 10 Consecutive Weeks On Top Of UK Charts - Gamasutra | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
GamasutraZumba Fitness Now 10 Consecutive Weeks On Top Of UK ChartsGamasutraFor the tenth consecutive week, Pipeworks and 505 Games' exercise video game Zumba Fitness took the top spot in the UK software sales charts, according to data from...
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Is HGC safe? And if it’s not, why do so many people swear by it

Is HGC safe? And if it’s not, why do so many people swear by it | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
there is a battle over HGC and weight loss. There are those passionately for and against it, but is it safe?
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TRX: versatile workout forged from slapdash beginnings - Baltimore Sun

TRX: versatile workout forged from slapdash beginnings - Baltimore Sun | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
TRX: versatile workout forged from slapdash beginningsBaltimore SunNEW YORK (Reuters) - TRX, hatched when a US Navy Seal improvised a fitness tool from his parachute webbing, has become the workout darling of personal trainers, group fitness...
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Fitness is all in the family for Katina Taylor - Sun-Sentinel

Fitness is all in the family for Katina Taylor - Sun-Sentinel | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
Sun-SentinelFitness is all in the family for Katina TaylorSun-SentinelVP of Jason Taylor Foundation and wife of Miami Dolphin says a healthy lifestyle begins in childhood. Katina Taylor, of Weston, has made working out a priority in her life.
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