Exercise

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5 Surprising Mental Benefits Of Exercise

Exercise is proven to have both physical and mental health benefits. Sian Beilock, author of “How The Body Knows Its Mind” from sister company Simon And Schuster shares five surprising mental benefits of exercise.

01/14/2015

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One Resolution Is The Best Resolution

So I’m thinking you want to drop a few pounds. Eat healthier. Exercise more. Have more fun and leisure time. Start the New Year right and really make your life better.

01/05/2015

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Getting Rid Of The Spare Tire

It’s not an official disease, but it can certainly lead to poor health: middle age spread. And it doesn’t always come in middle age. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida has some tips from a new study that shows building muscle equals a slimmer pair of pants.

12/28/2014

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How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin Fever

Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.

12/08/2014

Third graders at Slavens K-8 School participate in the "Fire Up Your Feet" challenge (credit: CBS)

Colorado Schools Embrace Theory: Kids Learn Better When They Get Moving

More than 120 schools across Colorado are hoping to take advantage of the results of a new study which shows that students who engage in physical activity learn better.

10/01/2014

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J.J. Smith’s Cleansing Pineapple Spinach Smoothie

This pineapple smoothie recipe from JJ Smith will give your body a total cleanse, making a happier and healthier you.

09/30/2014

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Exercising On The Surface Of The Sun

As the temps climb, so do the cases of heat illness. Sometimes it’s not bad enough to need to see a doctor, but it can make you feel plum terrible. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida has a list of safety tips when you’re active in the boiling heat.

07/21/2014

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CU Study Finds Pregnant Women Who Exercise Have Babies With Less Fat

The study by the University of Colorado tracked 800 pregnant women. It found women who exercised regularly in the third trimester gave birth to babies with less fat.

07/10/2014

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Knees Achy? Drink A Glass Of Milk

Arthritis of the knees tends to start developing as early as the mid-20s. For some, it’s not that big a deal. For others, it rapidly advances until there is a lot of pain as bone rubs on bone from a loss of cartilage. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at a new study which says low fat milk may protect your knees by slowing down everyday wear and tear.

04/07/2014

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CU Researching Why Exercise Doesn’t Work For Everyone

Researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine are trying to figure out why exercise helps some people lose weight, but leaves others frustrated.

02/18/2014

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