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CLEVELAND — Have you ever heard of plogging? It is a fitness craze that began in Sweden and spread to nearly every continent. Now, it’s coming to Cleveland. It’s easy — jogging while picking up trash, combining the environment and exercise. The word is a combination of the Swedish phrase ‘plocka upp,’ meaning pick up, […]

Suns out, so let’s hang out. I’m so glad the free gym is open again beauties, so I wanted to share with you my five…

How long should you work out? Thirty minutes might not seem long enough when it comes to reaching your fitness goals. But in the exercise world, more isn’t always better. According to personal trainer Jeff Smith, intensity beats duration. “If you’re working very hard, you can do it in an hour,” he said. “So the […]

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Older or younger, you already know you should be working out more. But now, a new study suggests that getting more fit might also reduce…

If every one of Dr. Ian Smith’s diets is revolutionary, he told the Tom Joyner Morning Show it’s because he never gives up. Smith is…

Eat well, watch your weight, do self-exams once a month and get regular mammograms – these are the well-known basics for detecting and surviving breast…