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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.


Fitness Fact and Fiction Quiz

Fitness Fact and Fiction Quiz

Show off your fitness IQ and your ThighMaster trivia prowess in our general fitness quiz from HowStuffWorks. See more »

5 Ways You Could Be Burning Calories Over the Holidays

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 »

Are you diet smart?

Are you diet smart?

Are you diet smart? Take the diet smart quiz by Dr. Oz and Dr. Roizen to find out how much you know about dieting. See more »

Women's Fitness Quiz

Women's Fitness Quiz

How much do you know about women's fitness? Find out with this women's fitness quiz from the National Women's Health Resource Center Inc. See more »

10 Fitness Facts Women Should Know

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

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 »

Fire Up Your Metabolism and Burn More Calories Naturally with Herbs

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

New Phone App Computes Calories By Taking a Picture of Your Meal

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 »

USDA Exercise Guidelines

Though the USDA Dietary Guidelines focus on food items, it also stresses daily exercise. Learn more about the USDA exercise guidelines. See more »

How to Assess Your Health

Knowing how to assess your own health can help you identify the areas of your lifestyle that need improvement. Learn how to evaluate your health. See more »