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Cycling to Work Could Ease Workday Stress

A new study from Concordia University in Montreal finds that people who commute to work on a bike arrive at the office less stressed.

TGIF! The New Happy Hour

As a fitness entrepreneur, you may have noticed that Fridays are clients’ least favorite days to exercise. Your studio is packed on Mo...

Happiness Is Found on the Hiking Trail

The next time someone tells you to take a hike, why not heed the suggestion! A new report says outdoor mountain hiking has many significant ...

A Weigh-In a Day Keeps the Pounds Away?

Stepping on the scale daily may help women lose weight, according to a new study. For 2 years, at intervals, 294 college-age women provided information on their self-weighing practices and underwent...

Exercise Helps Obese Older Adults Retain Independence

Research has shown that obesity can limit mobility in older adults. According to a new study published in Obesity (2017; 25 [7], 1199–1205...

Lifetime Physical Activity Trends

What does a 19-year-old have in common with a 60-year-old? Both achieve about the same amount of weekly activity, according to new research....

Liquid Sugar Keeps on Flowing

As the dangers of drinking too much soda (diabetes, obesity, etc.) become increasingly known to the public, sales continue to drop, but it s...

Do Ketogenic Diets Work for Athletes?

Question: What do you think about a ketogenic diet for athletes? Does it really improve performance?

Protein Guidelines for Elderly and Endurance Athletes Need a Boost

Muscle men aren’t the only ones needing to load up on more protein. Recent evidence suggests that the current Recommended Dietary Allo...

Ask the RD: Is kefir like yogurt?

Question: Is kefir like yogurt? Does it have the same health benefits? Answer: Kefir is a tart, fermented-milk product similar to yogurt....

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