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Big balls of fun

Big balls of fun

Story By Sarah Lemon
Compared with weights, hefting a big, vinyl ball seemed a "wimpy" way to work out, thought Cindy...
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High intensity

It may look a lot like aerobics, but cardio kickboxing is a big step up in its focus on working and...
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The protein myth

Talk to health educator Linda Willis about a balanced diet, and the mythology around protein...
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Wild rice and barley salad

This hearty, high-fiber salad is great on its own, or makes a wonderful accompaniment to meatloaf,...
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Clear your clutter, free your mind

By Sharon Johnson
When my desk is uncluttered, my mind works better. I seem to think more clearly.
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Chocoholics unite

By Michael Altman
If your New Year's resolution was to resolve your chocoholism, not so fast.
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