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Train Like the Fastest Man on the Planet

Train like an Olympian with some tips from the fastest man on the planet, Jamaican champion, Usain Bolt

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The world’s fastest man, Usain St. Leo Bolt, continues to captivate the world…

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How NOT to Psyche Yourself Out of Running

As a newbie runner, how do you resist the temptation to not bow out and keep going?

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I fell off. I haven’t seen the inside of a gym in years and when…

By Kali Wilder

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#FitnessFriday – 5 Tips for an Easy Active Weekend

Who says you can't have it all?

Check out these 5 #FitnessFriday tips that allow you to come down off of a…

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Food-for-Thought Friday: Hike for Happiness

The well-established benefits of leading an active lifestyle

The well-established benefits of leading an active lifestyle.

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Don’t Skip Chilly Weather Workouts, Outdoor Exercise Advocates Say

You may finally burn off those extra calories in the cold

Have you ever wondered how someone could actually get motivated enough, regardless of the time…

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Fitness Factor! The Price of Success

Celebrity trainer Mark Jenkins wants to know what you're willing to invest in your health and, as a result, your career

Celebrity trainer Mark Jenkins wants to know what you’re willing to invest in your health…

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Yoga For People of Color Empowers a Community

Calia Marshall launches Brown Sugar: Yoga For Folks of Color in Brooklyn, New York

“I was often the only person of color in a class. I just really wanted…

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[VIDEO] Keke Palmer Empowers Young Girls to Stay Fit

Actress partners with Playtex to encourage girls to keep moving and stay confident

The multitalented actress, Keke Palmer partners with Playtex to encourage girls to keep moving and…

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Poland Leaks President Obama Workout Footage [VIDEO]

Witness the strongest Commander-in-Chief the world has ever seen.

Hotel residents in Warsaw witnessed President Barack Obama doing his part to support First Lady…

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Inside the Health and Fitness Regimen of President Barack Obama and The First Lady

The First Family's chef and personal trainer share tips on staying fit in this first installment of #DreamJobDreamBody

Here’s details on the health and fitness regimen of Barack and Michelle

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How to Tap Into Your Willpower

How healthy choices can help boost your energy and your productivity

How healthy choices can help boost your energy and your productivity

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Mother-Daughter Duo Releases Workout Video for Black Women

The Ectors take aim at obesity in the black community

A mother-daughter fitness team releases video, “Black Girls Workout Too.”

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Exercise is a Great Way To Control Weight, Feel Good and Reach Goals

Consistent exercise can improve overall health and wellness

Losing weight can be a challenge, but regular exercise can make it much easier.

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Everybody Get Fit

A passionate instructor creates a fitness boot camp and recruits the community

A graduate of Medgar Evers College who worked as a front desk receptionist at Bally…

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Effortless Training

One instructor makes the jump fun

When Mario Godiva Green hops into his Kangoo Jumps boots he might be heading out…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Black Music Month: Women and Body Image in Entertainment

Black superstar divas and their weight loss journeys

In the music industry, image can trump talent, and many of the top stars have…

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White collar workers spend a significant amount of time sitting at a desk hunched over a computer. In fact, sedentary jobs have increased 83% since 1950, according to the American Heart Association. Between commuting to and from work, and spending the work day in meetings, on the phone, or rushing to complete projects, the one activity that seems the most expendable is exercising. To help get you motivated, BlackEnterprise.com compiled five exercises you can do in your office in less than 10 or fifteen minutes. Note: Before you begin any physical activity consult with your physician. Problem: Carpal tunnel syndrome can result from any repetitive movements such as typing or using a mouse. Solution: Hand exercises. Hold your right hand straight out in front of you with your palm down. With your left hand, grasp the fingers of your right hand and hold them back. Count to five. Repeat this substituting your right hand for your left hand.

Slideshow: Fit Fitness Into Your Workday

Five exercises you can do at your desk

Getting time in at the gym isn’t always easy. Here are five exercises you can…

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United Healthcare's Dr. Reed Tuckson is a frontline warrior in the battle against to end the obesity epidemic.

Being of Strong Mind and Body

One of life's greatest tragedies is a talented person cut down in their prime by preventable health problems

One of life’s greatest tragedies is witnessing a talented professional or entrepreneur about to reach…

By Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.

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The Klumps may be funny, but obesity in black families is literally as serious as a heart attack.

Obesity: The Silent Killer

What will it take to get African Americans to stand up and fight this costly epidemic?

Obesity is an epidemic that is killing Americans and costing the health care system $80…

By Dr. Reed V. Tuckson

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How’s Your HEART?

Two professionals learn to manage a new life with heart disease. Their stories can save your life

Pamela Thomas had always received a ­perfect bill of health, but at age 38, Thomas’…

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