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  • Spring breakers build 5 Habitat for Humanity houses

    They traded their bikinis and flip-flops for hammers and hard hats. And instead of riding jet skis or dozing on the sand in the sun, they spent the morning clambering up onto rooftops to lay yard upon yard of starter shingles.
  • Spring Breakers find new fun: building homes for needy families

    Spring Breakers find new fun: building homes for needy families
    For many Spring Breakers, morning is do-nothing time, a buffer in the party schedule to recover from the previous day's indulgences. But 188 college students from as far away as Michigan have been rolling out of bed early, donning hard hats, utility...

    Are these shape-shifters?

    Are these shape-shifters?
    Can you wobble your way to buns of steel? The popularity of "toning" shoes, whose unstable soles require you to work muscles harder to stay balanced, suggests consumers are banking on it. Sales of toning shoes, which cost from $70 to upwards of $200 and...

    Muscling past myths

    Muscling past myths
    If you still think sit-ups will reduce your belly flab, we've got some depressing news: You've fallen for one of the all-time great exercise myths. Fitness misconceptions are rampant, in part due to misleading infomercials, but also because scientific...

    Hula hoop a great workout, trainers say

    Hula hoop a great workout, trainers say
    Fitness instructors are putting a spin on a venerable child's toy to help adults get in shape. The hula hoop traditionally has been used by kids, but it has also become a popular exercise tool for adults who want a low-impact workout that burns calories,...