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How Social Media Can Help You Start Exercising

When it comes to fitness, social media may not immediately come to mind. After all, most people are visiting social networks while sitting at their computer or using their smartphone...

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Shaping Up Nicely

It’s not about eliminating jelly belly or fitting into skinny jeans. In reality, getting in shape means priming your body to perform certain physical tasks with relative ease. Whether you want to run a marathon or simply play with your kids, your body needs physical conditioning to perform these activities.

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Shape Up or Ship Out

Shape Up or Ship Out

You've already taken the first step to getting in shape: deciding to do it.

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