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This blog offers tips to help you boost energy, gain strength, balance work with rest, and live healthier than ever.

Live Better

Sitting May Shorten Your Life Expectancy by 2 Years

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People who sit more can expect to live two years less than people who sit less, according to a new review of studies [USNews.com].

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Tags: Family, Health, Leisure Time, Work

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Study: Men More Likely to Suffer Knee Ligament Injuries

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Although previous research has shown that women's knees are more susceptible to ACL injuries, men suffer from more knee ligament injuries, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine [Reuters.com].

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Tags: Injury, Knee Pain, Knee

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Obesity by the Numbers: Shocking New Stats

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Humans are more than 17 million tons overweight, according to a new study published in the journal BMC Public Health [International Science Times]. And picture this: The researchers say that the extra weight is the equivalent of having an extra 242 million people on the planet. Here are some more interesting numbers from the report and other sources.

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Tags: Health, Weight Loss

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How Stress Levels Have Changed in the Past 25 Years

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This may not come as much of a surprise, but a new analysis by Carnegie Mellon University confirms that we’re more stressed than ever [USAToday.com].

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Tags: Women, Health, Stress

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15-Minute Workout for Women

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Check out this 15-minute workout in the latest issue of Women's Health magazine to boost balance, strengthen muscles, reduce your risk of injury, and improve your overall fitness.

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Tags: Women, Health

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Lack of Sleep May Increase Stroke Risk

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Adults who don’t sleep enough are more likely to suffer a stroke, according to a new study presented at the SLEEP 2012 conference [WashingtonPost.com].

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Tags: Health, Disease, Sleep

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This Just In: Not All Screen Time Rots Your Brain

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While it’s been shown that too much TV time can rot your brain, not all screen time is created equal. A new Mayo Clinic study found that using a computer in combination with an exercise routine may actually boost brainpower [TheAtlantic.com].

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Tags: Health, Leisure Time, Work

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Spotted: Airport Yoga Room

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If your summer travel plans include a stop at San Francisco International Airport, you may want to head to the Terminal 2 yoga room to de-stress.

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Tags: Health, Travel, Work

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Make Small Changes to Form Healthier Habits

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Making small, healthy changes can have a domino effect on other health habits, leading to long-term change in your wellbeing, according to a new study from Northwestern University [Time.com].

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Tags: Health, Leisure Time

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The Healthiest Seats on the Plane

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Sitting by a window might provide some solitude when stuck on an airplane, but for obese flyers, that seat can be deadly. Recently released guidelines from the American College of Chest Physicians, which focused on blood clot prevention, warn that a window seat increases a person’s risk of deep-vein thrombosis (DVT), clots that typically form in the legs.

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Tags: Health, Travel, Disease

Blogs

Movement

5 Stretches to Refresh Your Warmup

Try these dynamic stretches to prepare for a better workout.

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Feeling Uninspired? Take a Walk

When you feel your creativity lacking, taking a walk can help you find inspiration, according to a small study from Stanford University researchers.

Nutrition

Q&A: Supplements for Vegetarian Bodybuilders

Three things to know if you train hard and don't eat meat.

Well at Work

Survey: American Employees Skipping Vacation Days for Work

A new survey found that only 25 percent of employees with paid time off took advantage of it in 2013.

The Performance Life

5 Tips to Build Teamwork and Fun Through Obstacle Racing

Here's what you need to know about using obstacle races to build teamwork at work.