Running for Weight Loss: the Best Tips for Beginners

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Running can build endurance, strengthen joints, and get rid of stress. But running is also a great workout for weight loss, especially for beginners. “If you want to burn a lot of calories fast, running is one of the best exercises you can do—especially when done at a high intensity,” Stephanie Blozy, the owner of Fleet Feet […]

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5 Myths and Facts About Holiday Weight Gain

With a few weeks until New Year's Day, it's still prime indulging season, the time of year when you may feel tempted to give into lots of treats, and worry about the consequences in January. But are some of the things you believe about holiday weight gain actually old wives tales? Here are five falsehoods […]

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Former track athlete Kristen McGregor revels in bodybuilding – Jamaica Observer

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Jamaica Observer Former track athlete Kristen McGregor revels in bodybuildingJamaica ObserverHaving previously tried her hand as a track athlete in the sprints during her years at the University of Technology, (UTech) and then at rugby, Kristen McGregor eventually came to the realisation that her true love lies in bodybuilding. And she is … Read more: […]

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10 Antioxidant-Rich Foods You Should Be Eating

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Eat This Carb and You Won't Gain Weight

[brightcove:5600354387001 default] Carbohydrates sound so innocent: mere starches, sugar and fiber that the body uses for energy. Yet health-conscious Americans despise them, designing entire diets just to cut them out. But out of the pile of cast-off carbs, there are some you should keep. New research around a certain kind of carb, called “resistant starch,” […]

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5 Good—and Bad—Things That Can Happen to Your Body When You Give Up Processed Foods

[brightcove:5672527937001 default] You've probably heard plenty of nutrition talk about eating "whole" or "clean," while avoiding highly processed foods. But what exactly is a processed food?"Any food that has been altered in some way during preparation is technically processed," says Mara Weber, RD, a clinical inpatient dietitian at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. […]

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