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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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A Sanctuary From Stress

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Get Your Fitness Motivation Back on Track

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