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Don’t Rely on the ‘Fat-Burning Zones' on Your Gym’s Cardio Equipment

New research shows “fat-burning zone” recommendations on commercial cardio equipment may not provide accurate information. For information on how to best burn fat, people should rely on clinical exercise tests or other, more individualized heart rate data. Experts note that exercise is only one piece of the puzzle when it …

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You Might Not Be Walking the Right Way—Here's How to Fix It

Research suggests that it may take far fewer than 10,000 steps a day to see health benefits from walking. Though walking is a very low-impact, low-risk activity, you still want to make sure you’re using the proper form to avoid any potential injuries. Proper body alignment, gait, and well-fitting sneakers …

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Your Work Schedule Could Impact Your Brain Health, Study Finds

New research found that shift work—like working nights—may negatively impact someone’s cognition and memory. This is largely due to the misalignment of the body’s internal clock and circadian disruptions that occur with irregular sleep schedules. Experts recommend people stick to as close of a regular sleep schedule as possible, whether …

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