10 ways to move more in everyday life
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(Marcy Crouch/ Healthline) — It can feel overwhelming when you’re trying to make time for exercise. Here are some tips I give my physical therapy patients… and how I manage to keep myself moving.

I get it. We’ve all said, “Who has time to exercise when you’re a…”

Just fill in the blank: working parent, working night shifts,   …

11 New Year’s resolutions that can actually improve your health
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(Anika Nayak/ Huffington Post) — The new year is approaching, which for many signifies a fresh start with a set of resolutions ― including ones that aim to improve well-being.

But people often default to “losing weight,” believing that shedding pounds is the only way to achieve optimal health. Not only is this a vague goal;

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8 workouts that are perfect for winter
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(Leoni Jesner/ Everyday Health) — We get it. Sometimes the cold weather and dark days have all of us craving a cozy blanket and our couch — not so much the gym.

But movement is important all year long (with benefits spanning nearly every facet of health), especially during the winter months if you’re feeling low in energy or   …

One-minute bursts of activity during daily tasks could prolong your life
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(Neuroscience News) — In good news for those who don’t like playing sport or going to the gym, new research finds just three to four one-minute bursts of huffing and puffing during daily tasks is associated with large reductions in the risk of premature death, particularly from cardiovascular disease.

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Morning workouts may lower your risk of heart attack and stroke
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(Alicia Hui/ Very Well Health) — Whether you prefer walking, running, or swimming, finding time for a workout can be tricky—even though physical activity has many health benefits.

When it comes to reducing your risk of heart disease and stroke, exercising in the morning might be more beneficial compared to other times   …

10 ways to add more physical activity in your daily routine
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(Jake Tipane/ Healthline) — I get it. We’ve all said, “Who has time to exercise when you’re a…”

Just fill in the blank: working parent, working night shifts, entrepreneur, student, person who commutes, or parent who stays at home keeping children alive. You’re not alone in trying to figure out how to fit exercise into your  …

Walk this number of steps each day to cut your risk of dementia
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(Sandee LaMott/ CNN News) — Want to reduce your risk for dementia? Slap on a step counter and start tallying your steps – you’ll need between 3,800 and 9,800 each day to reduce your risk of mental decline, according to a new study.

People between the ages of 40 and 79 who took 9,826 steps per day were 50% less likely to develop dementia  …

7 things you should never say to someone trying to lose weight
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(Lauren Del Turco/ Prevention) — Navigating conversations about weight, exercise, and food is about as tricky as walking a tightrope blindfolded. One wrong sentence and you’re plummeting toward awkwardness and insult. Even the most well-intentioned of compliments or questions can go south quick; after all, our relationships  …

7 ways to treat chronic back pain without surgery
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(Andrew Manuel Nava/ John Hopkins Medicine) — Back pain is considered chronic if it lasts three months or longer. It can come and go, often bringing temporary relief, followed by frustration. Dealing with chronic back pain can be especially trying if you don’t know the cause.

Back pain rehabilitation specialist Andrew  …

Why sitting too much is bad for your health
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(Tyler Wheeler/ Web MD) — Scientists first noticed something was up in a study that compared two similar groups: transit drivers, who sit most of the day, and conductors or guards, who don’t. Though their diets and lifestyles were a lot alike, those that sat were about twice as likely to get heart disease as those that stood.  …

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