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Mel's 12 week challenge
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Melody McCabe is embarking on a 12-week fitness and weight-loss challenge. Get motivated and join her.
People's self-control will fly out the window the moment they are given a bulging plate of food, research shows.
Women who did a high-intensity aquatic workout for six months increased their strength and suffered fewer falls a new study reveals.
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