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5 Tips for Finding Relief from Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a common heel condition that many suffer from. You can find relief from the pain with these five tips from Vionic.
Posted 12/17/2015  12:00:00 AM By:   : 16,068 views
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Vionic Shoes: SparkPeople Tested, SparkPeople Approved?

SparkPeople members and staff got to put Vionic shoes to the test--but what did we think?
Posted 11/5/2015  12:00:00 AM By:   : 27 comments   21,553 views
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Strengthen Your Core Without Wrecking Your Back

Decrease the probability of injury and increase your posture and abdominal strength with these back-friendly core strength exercises.
Posted 4/8/2015  12:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 14 comments   112,950 views
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9 Great Exercises for Neck Pain

End your neck pain in minutes with this easy routine you can do every day!
Posted 1/31/2015  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 12 comments   129,471 views
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'Tis the Season: How to Cope with SAD

SparkGuy breaks down what Seasonal Affective Disorder is all about--and gives a few ideas for how to cope.
Posted 11/9/2014  12:00:00 AM By: Chris "SparkGuy" Downie : 13 comments   15,509 views
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3 Symptoms Your Husband Shouldn't Ignore

You may put up with dirty socks on the floor and even ignore the raised toilet seat, but there are three things you should always speak up about...
Posted 4/16/2014  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 12 comments   113,575 views
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Be Aware of Your Diabetes Risk

Since November is Diabetes Awareness Month, we wanted to remind you about all the tools and content you can find on SparkPeople to help you successfully manage your diabetes.
Posted 11/8/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Megan Patrick : 1 comments   11,431 views
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Is the Junk-Food 'Addiction' Study Junk Science?

A new study claims that Oreos are just as addictive as cocaine. Is this study legit--or junk science?
Posted 10/23/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Becky Hand : 78 comments   30,689 views
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Best & Worst Exercises for Arthritis

When your joints ache, exercise is probably the last thing you're in the mood for, but it's exactly what you need to feel better.
Posted 9/12/2013  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 16 comments   42,712 views
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Women, Take This Doctor's Advice to Heart

As women, what can we do specifically to improve our heart health? What should we be doing to keep our ticker ticking? Heart disease is the #1 killer, after all!
Posted 2/14/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Birdie Varnedore, M.D. : 25 comments   28,425 views
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Does Fitness Matter More than Weight?

Some of the latest research seems to contradict what we've typically been lead to believe. Size is not always the best indicator of health.
Posted 10/16/2012  6:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 86 comments   24,179 views
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Healthy Teens Equal Smarter Teens

Studies on adults have shown metabolic syndrome is associated with brain changes in adults. New research shows the same effects on the teenage brain.
Posted 10/9/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 3 comments   12,280 views
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Poll: Should Physical Inactivity Be Considered a Medical Condition?

Physical inactivity has increased over the years and is being labeled as a pandemic, but should it be considered a medical condition? Let us know what you think!
Posted 9/13/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Denise Tausig : 88 comments   19,685 views
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You Asked: ''Does Sex Count as Cardio? How Many Calories Does It Burn?''

Ever wondered if you can track sex as a cardio workout? Here's our official answer!
Posted 9/7/2012  12:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 5 comments   44,457 views
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Confession: I'm Still Learning to Put My Health First

Are you stubborn about going to the doctor? I was, too--until I got a wake-up call that made me rethink my priorities.
Posted 8/30/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Melinda Hershey : 21 comments   11,869 views
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