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What You Need to Know if Your Fitness Goal is “6-Pack Abs”
To have a “six-pack,” it often seems like you must be in the epitome of good health. But for women, it’s sometimes quite the opposite to maintain such a low body fat percentage. –MindBodyGreen
Tips for Exercising While Sick
Studies have shown that exercise can be beneficial for people living with many diseases, including cancer. – Wall Street Journal
Forget Calories: The Weight of Your Food Is What Really Matters
The amount of food you can eat by choosing fruits and vegetables over calorie-dense options is staggering. High volume, low calorie foods are the way to go to feel more satiated. – Stack
Wellness: Hype Over Hydration
Sports drinks aren’t always the right choice for non-athletes engaging in short bursts of activity. You might not need that Gatorade after all. – Valley Advocate
Use It or Lose It: Stopping Exercise Decreases Brain Blood Flow
After a 10-day period with no exercise, researchers found a significant decrease in blood flow to several brain regions important for cognitive health. – Science Daily
Committing to Ironman Training as a Parent
Ironman training can be time-consuming and grueling, especially as a parent. Contributor Kim Webster shares her experience with balancing her commitments to family and her goal of competing in Kona. – Cybex Blog
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