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PFT: Foster won’t play through lingering calf injury

After Texans running back Arian Foster injured a calf muscle during offseason workouts, he attributed the coverage of the situation to the slow time in the news cycle — and he said he’d “more than likely” be ready for camp. It’s no longer the slow time, but Foster still isn’t practicing.  So it’s be Full story

Odd Craving Causes Woman's Serious Heart Problem

A woman who devoured a 1-pound box of baking soda a day — before and during her pregnancy — developed serious muscle and heart conditions, according to a report of her case. Full story

Cold-Blooded Dinosaur Theory Put on Ice

Dinosaurs may have produced their own body heat, making them warm-blooded, new research suggests. Full story

Don’t be intimidated by crazy gym equipment

   Jaclyn Emerick of Self magazine demonstrates a few unique exercise moves you can do with equipment like a plyometric box and a balance disc.

Mo. Skechers' customers to get $716K in settlement

Almost 10,000 Missouri consumers are getting checks under a settlement with shoe maker Skechers USA. Full story

Skechers pays $40 million to settle suit over shoes

   The shoe company Skechers, which said that its Shape-Ups shoes could help wearers tone muscles and lose weight, is settling a class action suit related to the claim for $40 million.

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  Report: Arm-lift surgery more popular than ever

While Michelle Obama got her muscular arms the old-fashioned way, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons is reporting arm lifts are one of the country’s fastest-growing procedures. NBC’s Tamron Hall reports.

  Sit up straight! How to have good posture

Bad posture is one of the biggest hidden ways we hurt ourselves, causing everything from back problems to acid reflux. Fitness therapy expert Jill Miller shares how you can get rid of your slouch and straighten up your posture.

  ‘Biggest Loser’ winner: ‘Anything is possible’

Just a day after Danni Allen, 26, was revealed as the winner during the nail-biting finale of “The Biggest Loser,” she talks about losing an amazing 121 pounds, saying the show has given her new confidence and encouraging others to “never doubt yourself.”

  Jenna offers advice on improving muscle tone

“I don’t go anywhere without a resistance band,” said TODAY’s Jenna Wolfe, who is also a fitness trainer. She answers viewer questions on weight loss, dieting and toning.

  Jenna Wolfe on weight loss: Surprise, shock your muscles

When TODAY’s fitness guru Jenna Wolfe isn’t in the studio, she’s most likely working out. Now that she’s a certified personal trainer, she took a moment to answer viewer questions about fitness and exercise.

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