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The best barre moves for beginners

Lifting and toning your muscles to lengthen your body are the staples of the ever-growing barre movement. Though the moves incorporate ideas from ballet, yoga, and Pilates, the strength training exercise will have you sweating and sculpting in no time.

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Five exercises to keep you Zen while traveling

The notion of traveling across the globe induces an exhilarating thrill. Hopping on a plane, soaring through the sky, and landing at your dream destination - what a concept. However, the reality of traveling is far less glamorous and much more exhausting. While there is certainly nothing Zen about long TSA lines or sitting between two selfie queens, there are ways to manage your stress level.

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How to get fit without spending a dime

The prospect of getting your body into gear can be intimidating enough without also considering the impact it might have on your bank account. The rapidly rising cost of trendy boutique workouts and flashy gym memberships doesn't make it any easier.

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Wina Sturgeon: Get truly athletically fit

Anyone interested in athletic conditioning knows that fitness trends are always changing. From non-stationary resistance to zumba classes, there's always something new. This time, it's tactical training. Instead of dancing around a gym floor or ho-hum weight lifting, tactical training borrows from navy seals, law enforcement, the military and other groups who excel in strength and fitness.

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6 Ways to keep your metabolism revved as you get older

Feel like you can't seem to lose weight as quickly as you used to? Notice that at each birthday, you have a few more lumps and bumps than you had the year before? You've likely heard that your metabolic rate - or how many calories you burn on a daily basis - declines as you age. But the good news is that there's plenty you can do to give your slowing metabolism a big boost, says Matt Tanneberg, DC, a sports chiropractor and certified strength and conditioning specialist in Phoenix.

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How much water should you drink?

Drinking water is essential to good health. However, drinking too much water causes low sodium levels and can result in a mild to life-threatening condition called hyponatremia. A new study released in the New England Journal of Medicine found an increase of hyponatremia in Ironman triathlons. The study found that women triathletes with a racing time of nine hours or more appear to be the most susceptible to hyponatremia. So, how much water should the average person drink?

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Giant trees, up-close elk, crashing waves are worth north-coast trip

A long, lovely drive from Sacramento, California's northern redwood coast provides plenty of opportunities to enjoy a varied, vibrant outdoor experience. North of Eureka, elk abound, redwoods reach into the sky, waves pound a steady beat on the rugged coastline and visitors reap the rewards.
Brian Blomster The Sacramento Bee
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Giant trees, up-close elk, crashing waves are worth north-coast trip

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How much water should you drink?

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Olympian Debbie Meyer teaches kids how to swim