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Cut through all the BS and find out what your body really needs before and after a workout     http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/07/02/eating-to-fuel-exercise/

It's been known that cardio endurance exercise can stimulate the brain. Some recent research indicates that strength training may have an equal benefit.                    http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/01/19/phys-ed-brains-and-brawn/

 Many people jump head first into exercise programs and wind up getting hurt, particularly when working with weights.Here is some good advice.   http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/14/health/14brody.html?_r=1&ref=health

 A study shows that pre-breakfast workouts helps in managing body weight, lowers percentage of body fat and increases resistance to diabetes. Great news for those of us who love to eat like little piggies!http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/12/15/phys-ed-the-benefits-of-exercising-before-breakfast/?src=me&ref=health

Information from the author of the book "The China Study" about healthy eating and how our typical diet impacts our health      http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/01/07/nutrition-advice-from-the-china-study/

Keep eating  your apples: study shows that high-fiber diets reduce the chance of an early demise from heart disease, respiratory or infectious disease:http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/22/health/research/22diet.html?src=me&ref=health

It is no fluke; Meditation can change more than just our outlook on lifehttp://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/01/28/how-meditation-may-change-the-brain/?src=me&ref=health

Just how much calcium and vitamin D do we really need?Once again our recommended daily requirements are revised: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/25/health/25brody.html?_r=1&src=me&ref=health

Why the correct warm up is the one you have always done and why moving motions are better than static streches:http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/09/01/phys-ed-does-stretching-before-running-prevent-injuries/

Why most men sweat more and some women wilt when exercising in the heat:http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/10/20/do-women-sweat-differently-than-men/

Reducing muscle cramping: hydration, bananas, stretching, magnesium, quinine/tonic water and yes, pickle juice of all things! : http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/06/09/phys-ed-can-pickle-juice-stop-muscle-cramps/

Counterintuitive but true:regular runners knees have less degeneration: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/08/11/phys-ed-can-running-actually-help-your-knees/

Injuries and early arthritis in knees:http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/12/09/phys-ed-what-causes-early-arthritis-in-knees/

Avoiding wearing out our joints:http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/24/health/24patient.html

Minimal workouts can maintain fitness if we have a good base established:http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/12/29/phys-ed-if-you-are-fit-you-can-take-it-easy/

Why some folks get big results from exercise and others struggle: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/03/16/is-fitness-all-in-the-genes/?hp

When more is less: serious aerobic junkies may not always be getting healthier hearts: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/03/09/when-exercise-is-too-much-of-a-good-thing/