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You’ll be shocked to learn what happens to your body just from walking daily. The real question is, do you have an extra 15 to 30 minutes free every day? Within a 24 hour period, anyone has a half an hour to spare. What should you do with that time? Walk of course. There are …

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British researchers studied more than 600,000 patient histories and figured out exactly how much extra time good habits can add to your life. We get only so much time on the planet. For as long as we’ve been here, people have tried to figure out how to stretch our time a bit longer. While we still …

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Research shows that if you sprint for 30 seconds, rest for 4-6 minutes, and then repeat that at least 4 times, you’ll lose more fat than if you jog or walk at a steady pace for an hour. You probably know the usual weight loss advice by heart: Eat less and move more. While doing …

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Active mice make more than four times as many new heart muscle cells, study says In a recent study, researchers discovered one explanation for why exercise may be beneficial: It stimulates the heart to make new muscle cells Doctors, health organizations, and the U.S. surgeon general all agree that exercise is good for the heart. …

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Running for as little as five minutes a day could significantly lower a person’s risk of dying prematurely, according to a large-scale new study of exercise and mortality. The findings suggest that the benefits of even small amounts of vigorous exercise may be much greater than experts had assumed. In recent years, moderate exercise, such …

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Artist Nickolay Lamm created illustrations that compare the body measurements of the average middle-aged man from the United States, Japan, France, and the Netherlands. Not surprisingly, Americans are fat compared to other countries. An illustration of the average 30- to 39-year-old man from the United States, Japan, the Netherlands, and France are shown from left to right. …

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Real women with real shapes have figured in ad campaigns for years, with brands such as Dove and M&S showing the female form as nature intended. So here four brave men donned undies usually modelled by stars… do you prefer the ‘real’ men? But what about the fellas? Instead of realistic role models, they are …

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