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The 2014 Farmers Almanac
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National Diabetes Month

National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Month. Learn more about the steps you can take to control and prevent this disease.

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Be A Pain-Free Weekend Yard Warrior!

Be A Pain-Free Weekend Yard Warrior!

Correct form can help prevent back pain and increase fitness as you tackle your fall chores. Read how!

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Swing Yourself Into Better Health

Swing Yourself Into Better Health

Sometimes better health can take the form of a childhood pastime. Learn how swinging can be therapeutic for you.

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A Moving Mother’s Day Idea

A Moving Mother’s Day Idea

This Mother’s Day give the gift of exercising together.

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Eat Right for Winter Exercise!

Eat Right for Winter Exercise!

Find out what to eat and drink before, during, and after cold-weather exercise for maximum benefit, comfort, and safety.

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Jump to It! Rebounding for Fun and Fitness!

Jump to It! Rebounding for Fun and Fitness!

Cold weather got you in a slump? Get hopping again with this fun indoor exercise routine!

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Work Out at Work: Easy Exercises to Do at Your Desk

Work Out at Work: Easy Exercises to Do at Your Desk

Stay fit and strong in minutes a day with these quick, easy office exercises!

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16 Easy Ways to Burn 100 Calories!

16 Easy Ways to Burn 100 Calories!

Want to exercise, but don’t think you have the time? Here are some easy, everyday ways to burn calories without impacting your busy schedule!

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Backyard Workout

Want to get in shape? You don’t have to spend a fortune on gym memberships or exercise equipment.

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If you notice a hole in the upper left-hand corner of your Farmers' Almanac, don't return it to the store! That hole isn't a defect; it's a part of history. Starting with the first edition of the Farmers' Almanac in 1818, readers used to nail holes into the corners to hang it up in their homes, barns, and outhouses (to provide both reading material and toilet paper). In 1910, the Almanac's publishers began pre-drilling holes in the corners to make it even easier for readers to keep all of that invaluable information (and paper) handy.