Out on the links, my joints aren’t swinging it

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If golfers are supposed to have an “oily” swing, can special assessments help me out of this Tin Man phase?

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Out on the links, my joints aren’t swinging it

Out on the links, my joints aren’t swinging it

If golfers are supposed to have an “oily” swing, can special assessments help me out of this Tin Man phase?

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Experimental Ebola drug halts virus in monkeys five days after infection

Experimental Ebola drug halts virus in monkeys five days after infection

The research marks the first time ZMapp has cured a test subject after such a delay and raises hopes for its use.

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Can that blue electronic glow really keep us awake?

Can that blue electronic glow really keep us awake?

Yes. And the effect is especially noticeable for teenagers. Think about that as school begins.

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Out on the links, my joints aren’t swinging it

Out on the links, my joints aren’t swinging it

If golfers are supposed to have an “oily” swing, can special assessments help me out of this Tin Man phase?

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Savor summer with a peach cobbler not buried in sugar

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Heloise’s tips for dealing with dirty, sweaty sports gear

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Exercising for two

Exercising for two

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3 exercise moves for pregnant women

3 exercise moves for pregnant women

If you’re a mom-to-be, try these workout moves.

Back to school, with a food reboot

Back to school, with a food reboot

As school approaches, it’s time to get back into healthful eating habits.

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How to succeed on your first tri

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A peek inside SoulCycle’s new studio

A peek inside SoulCycle’s new studio

The New York-based boutique cycling studio arrives in Washington.

The scales of injustice

The scales of injustice

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Kid-friendly ways to incorporate herbs into meals

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How to stay fit while on vacation

How to stay fit while on vacation

Yes, you can take a break, or at least slow down. But here are some fun activities that count as a workout, too.

Powerhouse watercress stars in shrimp summer rolls

Powerhouse watercress stars in shrimp summer rolls

This recipe is a great way to use healthful foods while avoiding a salad slump.

A beginner’s journey to the gym

A beginner’s journey to the gym

Start slow, and try to find a program you can adhere to on a consistent basis.

Now trending: ‘Got protein?’

Now trending: ‘Got protein?’

Protein has been shown to provide great nutritional benefits. Still, think before you eat.

Massage, foam rolling and stretching: A recipe for muscle recovery

Massage, foam rolling and stretching: A recipe for muscle recovery

How do they relate to one another, and what works best and when? We asked some local experts to weigh in.