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4 places where you can find walking partners online

Walking is great exercise, but you may find it's just not the same without a buddy to keep you motivated. Here's how to find a good walking buddy near you.
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A comprehensive guide to supplements that stop sugar cravings

Sugar carries a range of health risks—that's no secret. And yet, it can be hard to get the sweet stuff out of our diets. These supplements may be able to help.
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What you need to know about taking iron supplements if you’re fatigued

Fatigue is a common doctor's office complaint, and can have many causes. One of these potential causes is iron deficiency. Here's how to address the problem.
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5 surprising health benefits of tennis to consider

Tennis is a lower-impact way to reap lots of health benefits, no matter whether you're younger or older. Here are five surprising benefits of playing tennis.
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Why adaptogens are great for people with a lot of stress

Adaptogens are a group of herbal pharmaceuticals believed by many to help relieve stress. But what does the science say about the benefits and potential risks?
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How to workout outside in the middle of summer

The summer months are ideal of exercising outdoors—but don't let the heat get to you. Follow these steps to understand heat-related issues and how to fix them.
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Eating green: The best foods to help you help the planet

The foods you eat can help you reduce greenhouse gas emissions—even more so than buying an electric car. These steps can make all make big impacts right away.
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How to get rid of heartburn with natural remedies

Heartburn is one of the most bothersome (and common) conditions in America. Looking for a therapeutic alternative to medication? Try these easy home remedies.
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3 fitness documentaries on Netflix to inspire your next workout

Netflix has a wide selection of documentaries on a range of topics, including many inspiring films about fitness or sports. These three films are the best.
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7 best workout podcasts to listen to when running

We can all use a little extra motivation and entertainment when we're out on a run. Find your perfect digital running companion in one of these seven podcasts.
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Now is the time to join a league sport — here’s why

With more people getting outside and with most in-home workouts not fulfilling a need for social interaction, it may be time to revisit classic team sports.
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7 best salt substitutes that taste just as flavorful

Salt is a common part of many prepared foods and a staple on many a dinner table. But it also carries health risks. Here are seven salt-free substitutes to try.
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The best swim gear for a more effective workout

Swimming is a popular exercise for all fitness and age levels. Take your swim to the next level with these 6 essential pieces of gear (wearable tech included).
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4 fantastic weight-loss exercises you can do in your own backyard

So many fitness activities now happen indoors. But exercising outside can improve health and well-being. These 4 exercises are perfect for your own backyard.
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How to do a walking lunge correctly

Walking lunges can bring a host of fitness benefits, including building functional strength. Here's a guide on how to correctly and safely do a walking lunge.
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4 great outdoor date activities to try before it gets too hot

More people are leaving their homes and looking for some outdoor fun. Plan a date now with your special someone before the temperatures (and crowds) swell.
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8 warning signs you shouldn’t trust a so-called friend

An unreliable or untrustworthy friend can hurt our long-term well-being. But how do you know if they can't be trusted? Look out for these eight warning signs.
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How to recover from your Fourth of July binge

July Fourth celebrations are lively events full of good food and good times. What happens if you overdo it at the buffet? Here's your road map to recovery.
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The best fitness apps you can use with friends

Fitness apps can sometimes feel solitary, but experts have long said working out with friends can be a big motivator. Here are 5 apps you can use with a friend.
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Good, better, best: Online workout subscriptions as good as the gym

There is a sea of apps and services for people who are working out at home more frequently. Which are the best? We waded through to find our three best bets.
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5 best apps for swimming workouts you need right now

You may not think of swimming when you think of fitness apps, but there are a raft (no pun intended) of apps designed for newer and veteran swimmers alike.
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4 useful ways to stop sugar cravings for good

Science shows us that sugar can be as addictive as hard drugs. You can end sugar cravings and break your addiction to sugar by following these five easy tips.
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3 useful tips to deal with a jealous friend more effectively

Jealousy between friends can be extremely toxic. Here are some tips and tactics for both recognizing and addressing jealous behavior when it causes problems.
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5 amazing Father’s Day gift ideas your dad will love

How many golf clubs and neckties does your father really need? Put the fun back in Father's Day with these five unusual and thoroughly enjoyable gift ideas.
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6 thoughtful Father’s Day activities to do when you’ve lost your dad

Holidays can be tough if you've lost someone, and that certainly applies to Father's Day. Here are six easy ways to honor your dad in his absence.
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Look for these 3 things before buying a fish oil supplement

Omega-3 fatty acids are critical to your health, and fish oil is one of the most popular ways to get them. Here's what to know before you shop for a supplement.
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How to get enough plant protein to build muscle

Protein doesn't just come from animal sources. You can get healthy and build muscle with plant-based protein. It just requires a little planning and knowledge.
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How to keep fruits and veggies fresh for weeks

The average American household wastes more than $1,800 of food per year. Much of this comes from fruits and vegetables. Here are tips for how to make them last.
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7 effective ways warm weather can help you lose weight

The thermometer is no magic bullet, but dieters and clean eaters may enjoy several advantages when the weather turns warm. Here are 7 safe weight-loss tips.
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6 healthy late-night snacks if you can’t resist the urge

Late-night snacking is often seen as an enemy of good eating habits. While it can indeed do more harm than good, these six midnight snacks can be beneficial.
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Why you should add a percussion massage gun to your fitness routine

You may have heard of percussion massagers, the trendy alternative to traditional massage methods. Should you make an investment? Here's what you need to know.
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Why biotin is the supplement you need for gorgeous hair

Millions have turned to biotin in hopes it will help make their hair stronger, fuller, and more beautiful. Here's why supplements may be your best biotin bet.
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How to turn gardening into a workout (yes, really!)

Gardening may not be top of mind when it comes to exercise, but it can be a great workout for both moderate- and high-intensity activity. Here's how to do it.
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8 natural sources of collagen you can add to your diet today

Collagen has been shown to be important to healthy skin, especially as we age. A number of foods can help produce collagen. These 8 foods are among the best.
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4 fun virtual date ideas you probably haven’t tried

Dating can be challenging when it happens through a screen. We've curated four virtual date ideas you may not have tried before, to help you spice it up.