How to cure a workout hangover

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So you overdid it and your muscles are barking at you? Try a little hair of the dog, i.e., more exercise.

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    Why you should skip the pavement and hit the trail

    Trade the sounds of cars for the murmur of creeks, all while getting a physical and mental workout.

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    Future potential of brain chip is limitless after man controls robot arm with his thoughts

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    Medical Mysteries: Toxic chemotherapy

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    How to cure a workout hangover

    How to cure a workout hangover

    So you overdid it and your muscles are barking at you? Try a little hair of the dog, i.e., more exercise.

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    How to teach your kids about sugar

    If you want the message to sink in, you might have to go beyond “it’s bad for you.”

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    Five words you should stop using when you talk about food

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    Why you should skip the pavement and hit the trail

    Why you should skip the pavement and hit the trail

    Trade the sounds of cars for the murmur of creeks, all while getting a physical and mental workout.

    Clearing up some confusion on calories

    Clearing up some confusion on calories

    Ellie Krieger weighs in on the accuracy of the calorie counts on food labels.

    Menu in a rut? Here are 11 ways to freshen things up.

    Menu in a rut? Here are 11 ways to freshen things up.

    Healthful swaps will spice things up.

    Healthful recipes with spring ingredients you’re overlooking

    Healthful recipes with spring ingredients you’re overlooking

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    Changes at D.C. Equinox leave older members angry

    Changes at D.C. Equinox leave older members angry

    After cuts in senior-friendly classes, gym starts getting complaints of age discrimination.

    What happens when two guys ditch their fears and try yoga

    What happens when two guys ditch their fears and try yoga

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    Metro D.C. Yoga Week highlights

    Metro D.C. Yoga Week highlights

    From May 3 to May 9, more than 40 studios will offer free and discounted classes.

    In defense of water

    In defense of water

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    Why you should try body-weight exercises

    Why you should try body-weight exercises

    Minimal-equipment exercises start simple but can get tough. And you can do them anywhere.

    Tramaze wants to be the Airbnb for fitness

    Tramaze wants to be the Airbnb for fitness

    A District-based start up connects travelers with workout opportunities.

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    How long does it take to get out of shape?

    How long does it take to get out of shape?

    Okay, so you’ve missed a couple of workouts (or more). Don’t panic about your fitness just yet.

    Take a chance on the mung bean

    Take a chance on the mung bean

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