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Get Fit — Faster: This 22-Minute Workout Has You Covered

To stay healthy, we need at least 150 minutes of exercise weekly. This routine, created with a celebrated trainer, hits this goal in 22 minutes a day — cardio, weight training and stretching included.

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The partial government shutdown is affecting hundreds of thousands of workers across the country and their kids, too. Many child care centers inside federal buildings are closed. Krisanapong Detraphiphat/Getty Images hide caption

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Child Care: 1 More Way Some Federal Workers Struggle During Shutdown

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Then-Attorney General William Barr, left, with President George H.W. Bush. Barr supported Bush's pardons for six people caught up in the Iran-Contra scandal, which is resonating today. Marcy Nighswander/AP hide caption

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William Barr Supported Pardons In An Earlier D.C. 'Witch Hunt': Iran-Contra

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As Shutdown Continues, Thousands Of Federal Workers Visit D.C.-Area Pop-Up Food Banks

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Aerial Convergence Seas of Years

"Feeling better isn't just this selfish, hedonic thing — it actually is fuel. I consider energy from taking care of yourself as essential fuel for the things that matter most in our lives," says Michelle Segar, a psychologist at the University of Michigan who studies how we sustain healthy behaviors like exercise. Saviour Giyorges / EyeEm/Getty Images/EyeEm Premium hide caption

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From Couch Potato To Fitness Buff: How I Learned To Love Exercise

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Get Fit — Faster: This 22-Minute Workout Has You Covered

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