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Fit in 60 Seconds? 1-Minute Workout May Be Good Enough

People who say they don't have time to exercise may be out of excuses: A new study finds that just 1 minute of sprinting, along with 9 minutes of …

A 15-Minute Trick to Keep Your Appetite at Bay

It's probably no big surprise to learn that the more tired your brain — after a long day at work, say — the more you eat. But a new study shows that …

Fitness

Working out while 9 months pregnant: CrossFit competitor shuts down shamers

A former Division I athlete, personal trainer Emily Breeze Ross Watson is a CrossFit competitor on the verge of a record-breaking workout — and as of Monday, the birth of her first child was 10 days overdue.<p>But perhaps the boot-camp instructor's most impressive feat of strength is shutting down …

Why Self-Control Isn’t the Reason You Can’t Meet Your Goals

When we opt for the elevator over the stairs, swear we’ll start eating healthier on Monday, or skip that morning workout, we tend to blame our lack …

Are Sports Drinks Better or Worse Than Water?

Many sports drinks tout a long list of vitamins and electrolytes on their labels, which makers claim will help keep you at the top of your game …

Exercise counteracts sitting time

Office workers can stave off health problems associated with sitting down all day by regularly exercising, a new study has found. The study further …

Should Nutrition Labels Show How Much You’d Need to Exercise to Burn Off the Calories?

Some experts are lobbying for icons that would convert the calories in your muffin into minutes on the treadmill<p>The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continues to work on unveiling new food labels, promising an easier way to decipher them. But across the pond, the U.K. is evaluating a …

Fitness

Why Your Fitness Tracker Insists On 10,000 Steps a Day

Is there a logic to that number?<p>Blame Japan. The number comes from a Japanese pedometer sold in the 1960s called <i>manpo-kei</i> (translation: “10,000 steps meter”), says Catrine Tudor-Locke, Ph.D., of UMass Amherst. The number stuck, and research confirmed the value of a 10K-step habit.<p>In one study, …

Body Fat

Can You Exercise Off a Bad Diet?

Run It Off?The truth about whether or not you can exercise off a bad diet.Maybe, just maybe, if you squat till you drop and burpee into oblivion you …

How Many Calories Do You Actually Have to Burn to Lose One Pound?

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters for GQ.</i><p>(Getty Images)<p>Years ago, scientists played around with a pound of squishy, slimy human fat and found that it contained 3,500 calories of energy.<p>But--sorry to break it to you--burning a pound of fat isn't as simple as burning through 3,500 calories.<p>Consider the following …

8 Amazing Things That Happen to Your Body When You Quit Eating Processed Food

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Processed Food

Born to run? Study suggests love of exercise starts in the womb

Female mice that voluntarily exercise during pregnancy have offspring that are more physically active as adults.

The Mindfulness Diet: The Link between Mindfulness, Blood Sugar, and Weight

The Mindfulness Diet: The Link between Mindfulness, Blood Sugar, and WeightDo you struggle with maintaining a healthy weight and a balanced …

Lifelong physical activity increases bone density in men

Men have many reasons to add high-impact and resistance training to their exercise regimens; these reasons include building muscle and shedding fat. …

Exercise

Exercise curbs your hunger, study shows

Exercising is more effective than food restriction in helping limit daily calorie consumption, new research shows. The findings contradict previous …

Exercise may slow brain aging by 10 years for older people

Exercise in older people is associated with a slower rate of decline in thinking skills that occurs with aging. People who reported light to no …

Aging

The science behind your running playlist

Fitness<p>The science behind your running playlist<p>Story by <b>CAITLIN CHANDER</b> | news.com.au<p>A MAJORITY of us will say there’s no way we’re hitting the gym or …