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Study: You’re Probably Overestimating How Hard You Exercise

Even if you’re huffing and puffing through your morning run, you might not be working out as hard as you think.

06/13/2014

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Running Tough Mudder? Beware Not To Ingest The Water

Many people these days are participating in ‘tough mudders’ to stay fit in a fun way. But they may want to practice keeping their mouths shut.

05/07/2014

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Pros To Amateurs At Risk From Extreme Workouts

Elite and recreational athletes are susceptible to muscle, kidney problems.

01/04/2014

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Best Healthy And Diet Books For The New Year

With New Year’s just around the corner, you’re ready to be fitter, trimmer, and healthier. These great books from Simon & Schuster will help you kick off 2014 the right way—and stick to your health resolutions this year.

12/20/2013

Aerials from Governor Dannel Malloy's tour of damage from Hurricane Sandy. (Credit: Connecticut National Guard)

Poll: Sandy Still Affecting Health, Habits Of Those Devastated By Storm

A recent Gallup Poll indicates that many who were affected by the damaging winds and rains of Hurricane Sandy have still not resumed the healthy habits they had adopted before the storm.

11/29/2013

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Study: Children Who Exercise More Are Less Likely To Fracture Bones Later In Life

According to a new study conducted by researchers at Skane University Hospital in Malmo, Sweden, exercise habits in children could be directly related to bone strength in a person as they grow older.

03/26/2013

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Mass. Police Chasing Mysterious Naked Jogger

A Springfield man is giving new meaning to the phrase “fitness buff.”

12/06/2012

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Guide to Kayaking in Connecticut

By Dani Frank Down, stroke, up, repeat. The repetitive motion of rowing is as calming and routine as the waves upon which your kayak rides. Forget the treadmill and elliptical, climates have grown temperate and […]

03/31/2012

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Five Horseback Riding Stables for Aspiring Equestrians in Connecticut

By Dani Frank Climbing atop a dapple-gray pony and taking a trot down a shaded trail, ending at the mouth of a rippling pond, is a picture-perfect fantasy for many, from little girls to grown […]

03/23/2012

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Four Nature Hikes to Explore Connecticut’s Outdoors

By Dani Frank From the deer holding court in your own backyard to the Hostas growing in your front yard, a three-course meal for said deer, Connecticut’s native wildlife and plant life are reminders of […]

02/18/2012

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