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What is aerobic exercise and how much do you need?

For many of us, the term "aerobic exercise" may conjure up images of neon leotards, retro sweatbands and endless spandex. And while there's no need to forgo your favorite '80s workout mix, there's a lot more to aerobic exercise than you may think. Aerobic exercise has been shown to have a variety of benefits not only for physical fitness, but for mental wellness.

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Ten yoga poses for defeating diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is quickly becoming one of the most common, and debilitating, diseases in the United States. As more and more people develop diabetes, they've started turning to complementary and alternative therapies, such as yoga, to treat the disorder, but not all those therapies work.

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Fitness experts share tips for getting most out of your workouts

It happens to the best of us: One day, you're going about your regular exercise routine feeling amazing, and suddenly wham, you hit a wall. Call it a slump, a rut, an insatiable need for workout inspiration – whatever you call it, it's defeating. That's why we tapped three leading fitness pros for their advice on shaking things up and making a workout more effective. Their advice – don't resign yourself to a boring workouts.

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