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Move Over Monster – Far More Deaths Linked To Ephedra

From all the hysteria over the recent deaths reported from alleged over-use of energy drinks, including Monster,  it seems we've forgotten a far more tragic dietary situation from not that long ago.

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Former Kennewick gym owner found not guilty of theft
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Former Kennewick Gym Owner Found Not Guilty Of Theft [POLL]

A jury has found the former owner of 509 Fitness not guilty of theft.

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You Don’t Ride This New German Bike – It ‘Rides’ You! [VIDEO+POLL]

We're not sure what to make of this. Think the Flintstone's foot-propelled car meets a bicycle!

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Ab Circle Pro Slapped with $25 Million Fine for Crazy Weight Loss Claims

In today’s news of the obvious, it turns out three minutes of daily exercise won’t get you in shape — no matter what type of equipment you’re using. And because Ab Circle Pro made those outrageous claims, it’s now on the hook to pay a $25 million fine.

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William Staub, Inventor of the Treadmill, Dead at 96

Fitness pioneer William Staub, who invented the treadmill, has passed away at the ripe old age of 96.

And if you think you’re too old or out of shape to use his invention, think again — he was using one himself until just a couple months ago.

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Oregon Bill Would Tax Soda-’Give Kids Opportunity To Exercise’

Backers of a controversial tax on soda hope to have it on the ballot this fall for voters to decide in Multnomah County.

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How I Helped Break The Story On 509 Fitness

Imagine showing up at 4:45am and finding doors locked and no sign of life.

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Walking May Make You Thinner, But Will It Also Make You Stronger? — Health Check

In recent years, health advocacy groups have recommended walking a minimum of 10,000 steps a day to stay fit.

And although all that pavement-pounding does help keep your weight down, researchers have found it doesn’t make people stronger or improve their balance and agility.

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Most Would Rather Eat Their Vegetables Than Work Out — Survey of the Day

According to a new Gallup poll of 1,012 adults, 52 percent lost weight at some point in their lives, but it’s how they’re doing it that’s intriguing.  Of those successful weight droppers, 32 percent got slimmer by dieting exclusively, and 47 percent named both diet and exercise as important factors.

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