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What is aerobic exercise and how much do you need?

For many of us, the term "aerobic exercise" may conjure up images of neon leotards, retro sweatbands and endless spandex. And while there's no need to forgo your favorite '80s workout mix, there's a lot more to aerobic exercise than you may think. Aerobic exercise has been shown to have a variety of benefits not only for physical fitness, but for mental wellness.

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Travel Trending with Kathy Witt: Cruise passengers, the Caribbean is open

The postcard-pretty islands of the Caribbean shimmer in the sun, ready to show visitors a good time. Following a devastating hurricane season, relief efforts have turned to recovery and to the return of the cruise ships – more than 25 in November alone. As autumn winds give way to winter's chill, it is a perfect time to head to the tropical warmth of the Caribbean.

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Wisconsin forward's offseason work earns praise from coach

Wisconsin men's basketball coach Greg Gard and forward Andy Van Vliet were both frustrated. This wasn't a pleasant conversation. And it wasn't the first. The one-on-one sessions last spring boiled down to the coach and the player not agreeing on much when Gard finally tried to put things in perspective.

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This mid-weight jacket ensures that you're seen on your runs

Running during the winter often means spending time in the dark. Whether you enjoy running before or after work, the season presents new challenges when it comes to safety. Unless you want to spend the next three months on a treadmill, it makes sense to prepare yourself with the gear you need to tackle the darkness. That should start with being seen – and the adidas Supernova Storm jacket helps with just that.

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Ten yoga poses for defeating diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is quickly becoming one of the most common, and debilitating, diseases in the United States. As more and more people develop diabetes, they've started turning to complementary and alternative therapies, such as yoga, to treat the disorder, but not all those therapies work.

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Fitness experts share tips for getting most out of your workouts

It happens to the best of us: One day, you're going about your regular exercise routine feeling amazing, and suddenly wham, you hit a wall. Call it a slump, a rut, an insatiable need for workout inspiration – whatever you call it, it's defeating. That's why we tapped three leading fitness pros for their advice on shaking things up and making a workout more effective. Their advice – don't resign yourself to a boring workouts.

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