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  1. Celebrate National Running Day With The Geekiest Running Videos We Could Find

    There's an awful lot of running to do.

    Today is National Running Day so go run -- or stay inside where it's safe and has WiFi and watch videos of other geeks running. How do you run on the International Space Station? What's the best "Time Lord Rock" song to jog to? How fast can scary nightmare robots run? Check out these videos to find out.

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  2. Watch an Army of Dogs Training in Their Dog Gym

    Be afraid, cats. Be very afraid.

    I've known dog lovers who occasionally put Rex on a treadmill, sure... but ten dogs on ten homemade treadmills? Running in the woods? Dan Berber reportedly built the exercise equipment for his pets, and although I'm not clear on the details, I do know these dogs are faster than me—with the possible exception of the li'l guy on the left.

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  3. AsapSCIENCE Explores the Science of Laziness [Video]

    Ahh, genes, what don't you ruin for us?

    Hey, you sitting in front of the computer. You could probably be outside getting some fresh air right about now. But it's not entirely your fault that you're lazy, according to AsapSCIENCE -- part of it, sadly, is due to your genetics. You should probably still go for a walk or something if you're able, though.

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  4. Review: Live Your Robot Apocalypse Fantasies While Getting in Shape With Battlesuit Runner App

    Run with me if you want to live.

    I'm pretty unmotivated when it comes to exercise, but I would like to be ready for an alien invasion or the rise of the machines. That's why I love the Battlesuit Runner app. It simulates a sci-fi robot/alien attack story to gamify your workout. It's more fun to run when you think you're going to get torn apart by robots if you don't.

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  5. If You Try To Touch Your Toes Every Day, Eventually You Will Touch Your Toes [Video]

    It sound like common sense but it's more inspirational to watch than you'd think.

    Jason Barron is a web designer in Salt Lake City who decided to take the Giveit100 challenge, which is a campaign dedicated to instill in people the value of practice and repetition by inspiring them to try the same thing for 100 days in a row. The man's goal was simple: he just wanted to touch his toes for once in his life.

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  6. Watch Our Own Ian Chant on HuffPost Live Today at 4:00PM EDT!

    He'll be discussing a pill that can simulate exercise.

    Last month our Senior Editor Ian Chant wrote about a pill that simulates exercise, and why it's a great excuse for him to not go to the gym. Today at 4:00PM EDT he'll be discussing that pill on HuffPost Live, and we have the live stream for you right here.

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  7. No, I Don’t Even Lift, Because Science Has Finally Created a Pill That Can Simulate Exercise

    We've always known the gym was for suckers, but now we finally have a viable alternative. Thanks, science!

    Going to the gym is a great idea in theory. Once you get there, though, I think we can all agree that it almost always seems like a terrible idea. A terrible idea full of grunting and being sore where all of the things around you are covered in a fine sheen of other peoples' sweat. Luckily, researchers may have made a breakthrough that could finally release humanity from the curse of going to the gym without dooming them to life as a grotesque shut-in -- a pill that simulates some of the effects of physical exercise. In case there was any doubt, yes, we live in the future now.

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  8. This Mouse Will Make You Question Everything You Know About Exercise Wheels [Video]

    Initially, it appears that this mouse doesn't really get exercise wheels. On further review, though, it might just be that the little guy is thinking outside the box and trying to offer a new take on what the exercise wheel can be. You're doing it wrong, little buddy, but you're doing it wrong with a lot of heart, and sometimes, I like to think that's what really matters.

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  9. Called It: Too Much Running Is Bad For Your Health

    Running makes for great exercise and keeps your heart healthy, but overdoing it by running more than an hour per day, or running multiple marathons, can actually shorten your life, according to a recent editorial in the journal Heart. As someone who feels that running is a very good thing to do if you are being chased -- by a mob of villagers with pitchforks, for example, or an angry bear -- and a very silly thing to do pretty much any other time, I'm going to abstain from the customary victory lap and just sit back feeling pretty vindicated right now.

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  10. Serious Science: Helmets Prevent Injuries, Exercise Can Help Sustain Weight Loss

    In case you weren't aware, bicycle helmets can prevent fatal injuries and diet and exercise can sustain weight loss. This is what two separate studies have concluded. Let me repeat: Two distinct scientific studies determined that bicycle helmets can prevent fatal injuries and diet and exercise can sustain weight loss. This is something someone decided needed careful examination, because it's not like there are fatal diseases out there.

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