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The Best Diets in Real Life? First Atkins, then Paleo and Dukan, Apparently

What are the best diets for losing weight in real life?<p>Withings, the makers of wireless scales, recently polled their users about what kind of diet – …

What kind of products and apps work with...

Most products and apps that integrate with MyFitnessPal fit into one of the following categories.<p>The App Gallery is available on our website in the …

5 quick stretches for when you’re pushed for time

<i>Keith asks: My legs are so tight! I know I need to stretch more, but I run out of time after my runs. Can you suggest a few basic stretches? Maybe if</i> …

Why you can't surf a tsunami

You can't surf a tsunami because it doesn’t have a face. Many people have the misconception that a tsunami wave will resemble the 25-foot waves at …

Are Bananas Really Worth the Calories?

<b>5/5 experts say yes.</b><p>Last year, a zoo in the U.K. attracted international attention when it banned bananas from its primates’ cages. The reason? …

Why Walking Is Better Than Running

<i>By Paige Greenfield, Prevention.com</i><p><i>(Photo by: Getty Images)</i><p>James O'Keefe, 58, is a cardiologist at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City, MO. A self-proclaimed "exercise enthusiast," O'Keefe says there was a time -- decades, in fact -- when he would routinely spend two to three …

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5 Surprising Things You Learn From Running an Ultramarathon

Not everyone can say they've completed a marathon, let alone an ultramarathon. We partnered with C9 Champion® at Target and runner and coach Robin Arzon to learn more about the sport.<p>Robin Arzon is an athlete's athlete. She lives to push herself and to complete challenges that most can barely even …

Is Distance Running Healthy for Your Heart?

Studies have found heart damage in some lifelong endurance athletes. But more research is needed to determine how strong the link is.<p><i>Rob asks: I've done a few marathons and half marathons. My wife keeps showing me articles about how distance running builds scar tissue on your heart. What are your</i> …

How To Eat Without Food

Chewing is so old-fashioned<p>Our attachment to food is antiquated. So the argument goes: It takes time and energy to buy and prepare, and it can lack nutrition (we tend to cook away the good stuff). We can now drink our meals. Meal-replacement shakes—different from protein drinks that serve as …

5 Fabulous Stretches for Runners!

<b>By Yanoula Athanassakis and Lara Heimann</b><p>It's fall in New York City, and that means almost everybody is training for -- or knows somebody who is training for -- the NYC Marathon on Nov. 1. As NJ and NYC-based yoga teachers, we meet a lot of pavement-pounding runners looking for relief from a wide …