Exercise

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J.J. Smith’s Cleansing Pineapple Spinach Smoothie

This pineapple smoothie recipe from JJ Smith will give your body a total cleanse, making a happier and healthier you.

09/30/2014

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Best Healthy And Diet Books For The New Year

With New Year’s just around the corner, you’re ready to be fitter, trimmer, and healthier. These great books from Simon & Schuster will help you kick off 2014 the right way—and stick to your health resolutions this year.

12/20/2013

First lady Michelle Obama speaks about a school exercise program February 28, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. Obama unveiled a new initiative called 'Let's Move Active Schools' to help schools create a physical activity programs for students. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

First Lady Announces Effort To Help Kids Exercise

Michelle Obama was in town Thursday to kick off a new fitness initiative. As CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports, the first lady even put on her workout clothes to help do it.

02/28/2013

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Best CrossFit Studios In Chicago

There are a plethora of CrossFit boxes across Chicago and here are some of the most raved about.

11/03/2012

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Best Indoor Tracks To Exercise In Chicago

Get ready to head indoors with your walking, running or biking fitness plan at the following indoor tracks in the Chicagoland area.

10/20/2012

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Winter Exercise For The Whole Family

Come this time during a Chicago winter–when spring isn’t yet close enough to taste and winter is in full swing with its cold temperatures and gusty winds–everyone in the house feels like it’s time to get moving. Here are some classes that will move your muscles beyond what it takes to shift positions on the couch.

02/23/2012

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Experts: Sitting All Day Is ‘Killing Us’

Many of us spend our day sitting down, but it’s one of the worst things you can do for your health. CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports about a few simple changes that make a big difference fast.

CBS 2–11/02/2011

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Morning Exercise Gets Kids’ Brains Fired Up For Class

There’s more to exercise than losing weight. It boosts kids’ brainpower, too.

CBS 2–08/24/2011

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Alzheimer’s More Likely Among ‘Couch Potatoes': Study

Two new studies from Rush University Medical Center researchers find you’re more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease if you’re a couch potato or if you have thin brain matter.

04/14/2011

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Hungover On New Year’s Day? Try Water, Vitamin B, Exercise

CHICAGO (STMW) – After the revelry of welcoming in the new year, those who may have overdone it may be wishing on New Year’s Day that they could turn back the clocks to 2010. They […]

01/01/2011

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Exercise Can Help You Sleep Better At Night

Do you have trouble falling asleep at night? It might be a good time to lace up your running shoes and get your heart rate climbing.

CBS 2–09/28/2010