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Low-cost ways to exercise

It's spring-training time for those of us who'd like to get in shape before summer. How you go about shedding excess weight or toning your physique is not a one-size-fits-all decision. Some people prefer the accountability of weight-loss programs while others enjoy jogging around the neighborhood. Here's how to drop the extra pounds and only a minimum amount of cash.

 
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Get the answers to these important questions before joining that gym.

 
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Think herbal diet aids are better for your health or that a money-back guarantee is real? Think again. Here's the skinny on promises made by the weight-loss industry.
 
People value losing fat over pinching pennies in 2005
What's more important to you: physical fitness or your finances? In a nationwide poll commissioned by Bankrate.com, getting in shape tipped the balance by a slim margin.
 
 
 
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