Why Exercise Isn’t Always the Answer to Depression

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I'm a firm believer in the power of exercise in helping to deal with stress. I know it's a powerful tool because it works for me --- I struggle with Generalized Anxiety Disorder* and have dealt with depression, and my more difficult periods can be precisely tied to times when I've slacked off on …
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Mizuno Asks: What if Everybody Ran? (Plus Mizuno Wave Rider 17 Review)

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As I've mentioned in the past, I'm really lucky to count a huge number of talented, dedicated and sociable runners as my friends. We might have different races and different paces, but once we all gather together at the end, we're all just runners. (And, generally, happy to be done!) Recently, …
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Burn More Calories With This Simple Trick …

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Ever wondered which position on the elliptical burns more calories? And just how much extra energy you burn by moving those handles? Well, the good folks at Cybex International conducted a study that was published in the Journal of Exercise Physiology about its Cybex Arc Trainer (love that piece of …
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Get Results With High-Intensity Training and LES MILLS GRIT Classes

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The following is a post sponsored by LES MILLS. For our sponsored post policy, click here. We are huge fans of high-intensity training (HIIT). Yes, it's hard --- and at times you feel like you can't breathe and simple tasks like counting to 10 become very, very hard --- but you get great results …
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It’s Not Rocket Science: Slim is Simple (We Just Need the Right Info!)

It's a lot more simple than we think it might be. But it's time to look at the real research on weight-loss.

Today's post is from one of our favorite Fit Bottomed Dudes, Jonathan Bailor (love him!). Author of the acclaimed weight-loss and nutrition book The Smarter Science of Slim, he is a leading expert on the science of weight-loss and health, and so we just had to have him write something for us for FBD …
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We Bet You’ll Learn Something New: A Review of The First 20 Minutes

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When it comes to workouts, I'm a bit of a science nerd. I like the research. I like digging into the studies. And I like to know the latest on what works and what doesn't. Because of these facts, I don't just like Gretchen Reynolds' (you might recognize her name from her gig as, you know, a …
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