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11 Hamstring Stretches to Help Sore, Stiff Muscles

Long periods of sitting can cause tight hamstrings, which may lead to pain in the lower back, knees and hips. Try these targeted stretches for greater flexibility and less pain.
Posted 8/7/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 55 comments   143,854 views
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12 Health Signs You Should Never Ignore

With self-diagnosis just a click away, we often think we can take our health into our own hands -- but if you experience any of these symptoms, it's best to seek out an expert.
Posted 6/6/2018  1:00:00 PM By: Melissa Rudy : 133 comments   43,364 views
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4 Ways to Beat the Heat and Stay Hydrated This Summer

Stay cool and enjoy all of your favorite summer activities with these four hydration tips.
Posted 5/11/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 22,190 views
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How Much Exercise Do You REALLY Need to Lose Weight?

If you're trying to lose weight, you probably need more than the general recommended amount of exercise -- but how much more?
Posted 5/2/2017  6:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 1457 comments   1,652,350 views
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Little Lifestyle Changes Add Up to Big Wins with SparkPeople's Small Successes 30-Day Challenge

Have fun learning to cook nutritious food for you and your family and learning small ways to integrate healthy living over the course of 30 days. You're going to love it!
Posted 4/10/2017  12:00:00 AM By:   : 21,130 views
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9 Things You Should Never EVER Say to Your Husband

Avoid uttering these common phrases that could undermine your marriage.
Posted 3/23/2017  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 94 comments   1,265,043 views
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Induce Sleep Naturally With These 5 Tips

Sometimes sleep is hard to come by. Before turning to prescription sleep aids--try a few natural remedies right at home. These 5 sleep aids can help you drift off fast.
Posted 3/15/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 48,579 views
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A Top Tip for Weight Loss Maintenance

You've lost weight! Congratulations! Now what? How do you keep it off for good? We offer some tips to help you maintain your new weight in a healthy way.
Posted 6/20/2016  12:00:00 AM By:   : 51,882 views
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Could a Breakup Be the Secret to a Healthy Life?

We asked a few health and fitness enthusiasts what they broke up with to achieve their goals. The answers might surprise you.
Posted 6/16/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 28 comments   54,964 views
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3 Tips to Achieve a Healthy Balance This Summer

Summer is a crazy time for everyone. It can be made even harder if you are trying to lose weight. These three tips could help you overcome that and maintain your sanity.
Posted 6/15/2016  12:00:00 AM By:   : 22,106 views
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No Butts About It: 50 Reasons to Quit Smoking

Need some quitting inspiration? Read on for 50 good reasons to stop smoking, for your health, confidence, family, finances and beyond.
Posted 5/27/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 52 comments   106,720 views
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6 Ways to Reach Napping Nirvana

Are you getting enough quality sleep? If not, maybe you napping can help. Discover 6 tips to make your power nap work for you.
Posted 5/16/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 28,444 views
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4 Healing Health Benefits of Mint

Mint makes for more than just a delicious tea. Discover how adding mint to your diet could play a big role in your health.
Posted 5/1/2016  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 5 comments   7,960 views
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16 Unexpected Ways to Use Coconut Oil

Discover 16 new ways to use coconut oil. We bet you've never heard of some of these ideas!
Posted 4/14/2016  12:00:00 AM By:   : 23 comments   30,239 views
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'Shark Tank' Products That Help You Live Healthier

The show has seen its share of health and fitness products in its seven seasons on the air, but are any relevant to your lifestyle? Learn more about 10 ''Shark Tank'' products.
Posted 3/3/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 18 comments   55,817 views
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