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Fitness is an important component of overall health. Staying in shape lets your body's systems accomplish their jobs more efficiently, and you'll look and feel better, too. Find information about diets, exercise and weight management.

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Electrolytes 101

Athletes know that the body loses salt through sweat. It's important for the salt to be replaced to minimize things like muscle cramps that are associated with salt imbalance. That's where electrolytes come into play.


Worrying Has Some Benefits After All, Research Shows

Worrying can be detrimental to a person's health, but — in the right amounts — it can also promote well-being. Find out how at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Climb Stairs Instead of Guzzling Caffeine for an Energy Boost

Take the stairs on your way to the office, and you might not need that morning cup of joe for energy. Learn more at HowStuffWorks. See more »

5 Tips to Finally Achieve Your Fitness Goals

New Year's fitness resolutions are hard to see through. This article at HowStuffWorks Now offers some tips to help you reach your workout goals. See more »

Bigger Muscles Don't Mean Stronger Muscles, Ya Meatheads

Researchers have found the link between changes in muscle mass and muscle strength after training to be surprisingly weak. See more »

Working Out Mad Can Cause Some Serious Heart Problems

A huge, global study found that being upset and doing intense physical activity are a really bad combination when it comes to heart attacks. See more »

5 Ways You Could Be Burning Calories Over the Holidays

You could be in for a surprise to learn about these five ways to burn calories and maintain your diet while preparing for the holidays! See more »

10 Fitness Facts Women Should Know

These fitness facts for women cover information and tips for easy exercise and living a healthy lifestyle. See 10 fitness facts for women to get started. See more »

9 Fit Tricks for Lazy Chicks

Learn 9 Fit Tricks for Lazy Chicks and lose weight. Read Fit Tricks for Lazy Chicks and discover how to get fit with minimal effort...the lazy way. See more »

Forget about diet pills and green your fat burning routine with herbs and spices instead. Learn more about firing up your metabolism. See more »

It's Sunday morning and you're out for a delightful brunch. You know that mile high stack of chocolate chip pancakes blanketed with maple syrup is outside of your diet, but you're just not quite sure how much. See more »