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30 Things Exercise Can Teach You About Life

Beyond whittling away pounds and inches, did you know that daily activity can also impart some inspiring life lessons?
Posted 2/20/2019  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 64 comments   26,472 views
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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 : 85 comments   169,591 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 : 150 comments   56,718 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 : 23,395 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 : 1486 comments   1,701,566 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:   : 22,404 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 : 130 comments   1,282,156 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 : 51,790 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:   : 53,623 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 : 52 comments   65,447 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:   : 23,335 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 : 71 comments   118,046 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 : 31,641 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 : 7 comments   10,322 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:   : 25 comments   32,869 views
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