You’re thinking about fitness all wrong

(JUANA ARIAS / For The Washington Post)

If your diet and exercise resolutions are a failure, a philosopher suggests changing your mind-set.

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You’re thinking about fitness all wrong

You’re thinking about fitness all wrong

If your diet and exercise resolutions are a failure, a philosopher suggests changing your mind-set.

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FDA clears new medical app to track real-time glucose levels in diabetics

FDA clears new medical app to track real-time glucose levels in diabetics

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An Arctic ice cap’s shockingly rapid slide into the sea

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