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2. Shape Up Your Body

There are lots of good reasons to move more and sit less. The best type of exercise varies from person to person, based on your individual goals and abilities. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issues physical activity guidelines based on the latest scientific information. The most recent

2. Essential Exercise

What’s Your Exercise Story?
Individuals come to exercise programs with different histories of physical activity. Maybe you played a team sport in high school and intramural athletics in college, but gradually became less active with the demands of work and family. Perhaps you’ve always preferred solitary activities, such as hiking on

Walk More, Eat More, Pay Attention: 3 Dieting Philosophies That Work

Search ?weight loss? on Amazon.com and more than 45,000 books appear. But if you could narrow your search to only books backed by solid science, the number of choices would drop dramatically. Here, EN focuses on three diet books whose philosophies can easily work with almost any lifestyle and which,

Boosting Metabolism to Lose Weight: What Works, What Doesn?t

Dieters often lament that a slow metabolism keeps them from losing weight. Marketers of weight-loss products capitalize on this belief by offering ways to boost metabolism and ?melt away? unwanted pounds. Is a faster metabolism really the key to weight loss? And can you really speed up your metabolism?   

Muscle Fights Weight Gain

Women shouldn’t blame waning hormones for the weight gainthat often occurs with age. It may be due to fewer energy-consuming musclecells. Because they burn more calories than fat cells, fewer muscle cells meansa lower metabolism.While a decline in

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