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Bendy Brunch participants practice yoga among art at the old Wonder Bread Factory. (Photo: Mark Heckathorn/DC on Heels)

Just Say “Om”

How Yoga and Pilates Benefits Beginners The idea of going for a run or joining a gym can be intimidating for people who don’t exercise. When you have a health condition that prevents you from engaging in many types of high-impact exercise, it can also be tough to know where to
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Women account for two-thirds of Alzheimer's cases and two-thirds of all caregivers. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Sixth Leading Killer

Rate of Alzheimer’s Deaths Is on the Rise The rate of death from Alzheimer’s disease in the United States increased by more than 50 percent in the past 15 years, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In part, it is because Americans are living
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You should try to work out outdoors at least once a week. A change of scenery can keep your energy and motivation high. (Photo:Washington Post via Rally)

Winter Workout

Get in Shape and Feel Better for Summer Bikini season is fast approaching, meaning that many people are hitting the gym in order to be beach-ready. If you haven’t started to get rid of those extra winter pounds yet, don’t worry, there is still time! Use the following weight loss
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