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VIDEO: Shocking Before and After Transformation Photos in 5 Hours

You've seen the dramatic weight loss before and after photos on many products offering rapid results. You may be shocked by how some of those photos are made the same day!
Posted 2/23/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Denise Tausig : 67 comments   68,576 views
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Enter to Win 1 of 2 Prizes from Road ID

We tried Road IDs and loved them! Find out why--and enter to win your own!
Posted 11/4/2011  6:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 78 comments   23,828 views
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Smart Exercise Modifications for Knee Pain

Do you experience knee pain or discomfort during common exercises like lunges and squats, or kneeling moves in Pilates and yoga? Then follow these smart tips to work out pain-free.
Posted 10/12/2011  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 38 comments   51,694 views
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10 Red Flags of Junk Science (and Bogus Diets)

With so many news stories and studies at our fingertips these days, it can be hard to know what to believe. Remember these rules when reading diet and health information.
Posted 8/5/2011  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 21 comments   35,965 views
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5 Reasons I've Never Had a Running Injury

Did you know that most running injuries are totally preventable? Whether you're training for your first 5K or a marathon, we'll help you get there strong and injury-free.
Posted 7/27/2011  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 95 comments   171,537 views
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Water Safety Tips for an Active and Safe Summer

Memorial weekend marks the unofficial start to the swimming season and the end of water safety month. Use these tips for a fun and safe summer.
Posted 5/30/2011  10:08:03 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 13 comments   13,017 views
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4 Easy Ways to Avoid Injury in the Weight Room

Are you an exercise injury waiting to happen? You could be if you don't follow these four tips every time you pick up the weights...
Posted 5/11/2011  9:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 38 comments   32,165 views
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Are You Ready for a Food Safe Holiday?

More than 76 million cases of foodborne illness occur each year. Use these tips to make sure you are not one of them this Holiday season.
Posted 12/23/2010  11:34:08 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 13 comments   14,371 views
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Safety Tips for Exercising in the Dark

The shorter daylight hours means many of us will be required to do our workouts at night, but by taking precautions and wearing the proper gear hopefully we can all stay safe.
Posted 11/6/2010  8:00:59 AM By: Nancy Howard : 55 comments   29,006 views
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25 Common Mistakes Runners Make

We have all made mistakes in our running careers, but if we can learn from others, hopefully we can avoid many of the same issues these runners shared with us.
Posted 8/14/2010  10:09:17 AM By: Nancy Howard : 88 comments   46,504 views
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6 Scary Truths about Personal Trainers

If you've ever wondered why many people have had bad experiences with personal trainers, this list will help explain it--and advise you on what to watch out for.
Posted 8/13/2010  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 81 comments   212,867 views
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How Running Surfaces Impact Your Running Form

By varying your running surfaces from time to time, you may be able to avoid overuse injuries as you build your endurance to becoming a more efficient runner.
Posted 7/7/2010  2:00:00 PM By: Nancy Howard : 82 comments   78,845 views
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Please Put the Cell Phone Down When Driving

Cell phone use while driving does not mix as I found out during a run earlier this week, when a driver came within inches of hitting me while talking on her cell phone.
Posted 6/19/2010  3:36:56 PM By: Nancy Howard : 183 comments   20,704 views
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Is Your Sunscreen Doing More Harm than Good?

A new report says that your sunscreen may be hazardous to your health.
Posted 6/2/2010  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 59 comments   24,263 views
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Running Inconveniences Part 2

This is the second in a series of blogs discussing some of the more common running inconveniences and what you can do to prevent them.
Posted 5/26/2010  3:30:36 PM By: Nancy Howard : 67 comments   23,032 views
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