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Fitness

Featured Video: As Cheerleaders Fly High, So Does the Risk of Injury

Source: My Bergen.com Health …Parents, coaches and trainers are focusing their attention on the safety of their players during the fall school sports season, but statistics show that injuries on the sidelines — among cheerleaders — rank almost as high as those that take...
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Featured Video: Cholesterol Heart Health – The Good, The Bad, and the Too High

Sources: Meridian Healthare Cardiovascular Network, Centers For Disease Control Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that your body needs. But when you have too much of the wrong kind of cholesterol in your blood, it can build up on the walls of your arteries and form...
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Featured Video – Teen Obesity Awareness: Fighting Back With “Exer-Gaming”

Sources: WebMD.com, WFMZ.com, Shaping New Jersey.com Want to hula your way to health in your own living room? How about dancing, boxing, or biking your way to a better body? If you’ve got a video game console like the Kinect for Xbox 360, PlayStationMove, or the Wii Fit,...
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Study: For Cancer, Physical Activity Can Be A Wonder Drug

Source: The Guardian.com People with two of the most common forms of cancer can cut their risk of dying from the disease by as much as 40% simply by walking for a mile a day, Macmillan Cancer Support has claimed. Those with breast cancer or prostate cancer can reduce their...
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Swimsuit Company Apologizes To Model for Photoshopping Her Skinnier

Source: Nation Of Change.org A model is speaking out against a company that altered a photo of her body to appear several sizes smaller, saying she was “extremely shocked” to see the photoshopped image online after agreeing to participate in a photoshoot for the swimwear brand...
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The Benefits of Safe Stretching

Source: GMN News You may think that stretching is just something to be done if you have a few extra minutes before jumping on the treadmill. The main concern is exercising, not stretching, right? Although studies about the benefits of stretching are mixed, stretching may help you...
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