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What is gamification?

It’s the process of taking something that already exists – such as a workout regimen – and integrating game mechanics into it with the intent to motivate, improve engagement, and increase loyalty.

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 What if you just generally want to know whether you’re on pace to live an average life or longer?

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There is growing recognition that regular exercise improves your mental health as well as your physical health and fitness. The physical health benefits include a reduced risk of heart disease, some forms of cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis, weight loss and...

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Here's How Much You Should Sleep Every Night, According to Experts The National Sleep Foundation releases new recommendations By Alexandra Sifferlin  May 09, 2019 A national panel of sleep experts released new recommendations Monday that call for more hours of sleep for most young people. The National Sleep Foundation, a nonprofit aimed at promoting healthy sleep and safety, says the amount of sleep a person needs is highly variable and that some people need more than others. Still, the new hour ranges for each age group recommend more hours for infants, kids and teens: Newborns (0-3 months ): Sleep range narrowed to 14-17 hours...

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Good For the Mind and the Body: How Strength​ Training is Powerful Medicine for Your Mental Health Strength training doesn't just build muscles and trim your waistline—it's also one of the best prescriptions for mental health. Here's how to stay away from stress and burn-out, and start lifting towards a calmer, more confident you! Anyone who has ever tasted the endorphin cocktail of a damn good workout knows how powerful exercise can be. Physical activity—any activity—can help build strong bones and muscles, reduce body fat, improve your immune function and reduce the risk of metabolic problems such as type 2...

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