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Cathe Friedrich doing a mountain climber as an alternative to running

5 Best Alternatives to Running for Cardiovascular Benefits

World-wide, running is one of the most common forms of cardiovascular exercise. But it’s not the only one. There are other effective forms of cardio that have some health advantages over running. Here are 5 cardio exercises that require little or no equipment and don’t involve running. 

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General Pershing invented the Jumping Jack

The Illustrious History of the Jumping Jack

Jumping jacks are one of the most recognizable exercises. When you see someone doing this exercise, you know what it is! It’s also an excellent movement for boosting your heart rate and working your entire body. But do you know the history of the jumping jack?

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Plant-based foods high in calcium

5 Ways to Increase the Calcium You Absorb from Plant-Based Foods

Maintaining strong bones and teeth is one of calcium’s many functions. Dairy products are top sources of calcium, but if you don’t consume dairy, plant-based calcium sources are another option. One drawback is you don’t absorb as much calcium from plant-based foods. Here are five ways, backed by science, to boost the amount of calcium your body absorbs from plant-based foods. 

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Leafy Greens

6 Easy Ways to Eat More Leafy Greens

As you know by now, eating fruits and vegetables is a good thing to do for your health. Load up your plate with leafy greens. Are you having trouble doing that? Here are 6 ways to add more green leafy vegetables to your diet to make it more nutritious.

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