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I went to KX Pilates and all I found were muscles I never knew I had


Basically, maximum effort equals maximum results. Or, if you' re me, maximum whining.

Exercise helps the body 'clean out' depressive chemicals


It's no secret that exercise helps ease stress and subsequent depression, but until now scientists have not known exactly why that's the case.

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