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Sitting Isn’t Pretty

Diets work better if you get up and move. You know it: Exercise is important. Physical activity lowers risk of heart disease, type-2 diabetes, depression, it helps shrink the waistline, plus many other benefits. But before you groan, consider the ways to add movement to your life—and learn how to enjoy it.
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Physical Activity Keeps Depression at Bay

By Christopher Bergland

Movement may be one of the best antidepressants.
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Exercise and the Aging Brain

By Becky Ready Ph.D., ABPP

Aerobic workouts may protect against age-related brain volume loss.
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A Sanctuary From Stress

By Judith J. Wurtman Ph.D.

Here are some insights to spur you toward a healthier new year.
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Get Your Fitness Motivation Back on Track

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.

New study shows the value of Facebook in spurring you to get more physically active.