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A workout to shape your shoulders

(HealthDay)—Don't shrug off working your delts, the muscles of your shoulders. Besides assisting with good posture, strong shoulders help you lift and carry items with ease, and create excellent upper body definition for ...

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The surprising benefits of weight training

(HealthDay)—The most common misconception about weight training is that it adds bulky muscle mass, a fear of some women. While elite male lifters can—and want to—get very developed, for most people the result is simply ...

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The return of a training classic for runners

With running, proper form is essential for everything from desired speed to injury prevention. But for many people, muscle memory has locked in less-than-perfect form.

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A new twist to work your obliques

(HealthDay)—Obliques are the muscles that run along the sides of your torso, from the lower eight ribs to the front of the hip bone. They contract when you rotate your torso, so a great way to develop them is with an exercise ...

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Three exercises for stronger, sleeker thighs

(HealthDay)—Wall sits, leg curls and leg lifts are three effective thigh exercises that don't require any strength-training equipment—just your own body weight, so you can do them virtually anywhere, even at the office.

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Exercises to build your upper body strength

(HealthDay)—Upper body strength is important at every age, but you don't need to be a bodybuilder to benefit from working your pectoral, or chest, muscles.

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Get the most from your cardio workouts

(HealthDay)—You've made the decision to meet the 150-minutes-per-week goal of cardio workouts for better health. Now use these tips to make the most of these workouts.

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