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Nov 9, 2013 10:30 AM ET // AFP
As part of the government's attempt to promote a healthy lifestyle, thirty squats will get a person a free ride on the Moscow subway.
Jun 27, 2012 11:30 AM ET // Stephanie Pearson
You, too, can summit the world's highest peak or hike the Inca Trail--off your couch, at your bus stop, or between flipping veggie burgers in the backyard. Bonnier R&D, the Stockholm-centered multimedia company, and Ammunition, a San Francisco interaction design company, just unleashed Teemo, a col...
Feb 21, 2012 04:56 PM ET // Alice Truong
Put away the grapefruit, the oatmeal, the bran muffin. The breakfast that'll likely help you lose weight might surprise you: desserts. The March 10 issue of the journal Steroids looked at a study where scientists put 144 obese people, 20 to 65 years old, on two low-carb diets, totaling 1,400 calori...
Dec 30, 2011 06:50 PM ET // Eric Rogell
This article is part of a series about getting fit in the new year. Check out the entire Man up! feature here. When the clock strikes midnight this New Year's Eve, millions of people will drink champagne, kiss a loved one... and resolve to finally lose that weight and get fit. By sometime in early ...
Apr 11, 2012 06:47 PM ET // Alice Truong
Next time you're debating between the stairs and elevator, inform your decision with this: Walking up four flights of stairs will burn a whole seven calories. Worth it? Armed with a Nikefuel, Gizmodo decided to find out how many calories you can burn by doing everyday activities, from brushing your...
May 3, 2012 07:26 PM ET // Eric Rogell
Chia pets may have been the greatest gag gift of the 20th century, but apparently those tiny little chia seeds have been hiding a much more powerful ability than just growing green "hair" on a terracotta porcupine. It turns out those tiny little seeds may be one of nature's most powerful superfoods...
Dec 5, 2011 07:37 PM ET // Alice Truong
Even in his 50s, there's no holding George Hood back. The Aurora, Ill. resident -- who turned 54 today -- set a new Guinness World Record for the static abdominal hold, or plank, over the weekend, the Daily Herald reported. The former Marine and retired Drug Enforcement Administration agent support...
Apr 24, 2012 08:11 PM ET // Derek Markham
It might be hard to get motivated to get off the couch and head to the gym to try to add some muscle (or get ripped) if you don't have the lead role in an action movie, but if you can summon up the grit to get started, you may be able to build a [...]
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