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What is aerobic exercise and how much do you need?

For many of us, the term "aerobic exercise" may conjure up images of neon leotards, retro sweatbands and endless spandex. And while there's no need to forgo your favorite '80s workout mix, there's a lot more to aerobic exercise than you may think. Aerobic exercise has been shown to have a variety of benefits not only for physical fitness, but for mental wellness.

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Travel Trending with Kathy Witt: Cruise passengers, the Caribbean is open

The postcard-pretty islands of the Caribbean shimmer in the sun, ready to show visitors a good time. Following a devastating hurricane season, relief efforts have turned to recovery and to the return of the cruise ships – more than 25 in November alone. As autumn winds give way to winter's chill, it is a perfect time to head to the tropical warmth of the Caribbean.

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Wisconsin forward's offseason work earns praise from coach

Wisconsin men's basketball coach Greg Gard and forward Andy Van Vliet were both frustrated. This wasn't a pleasant conversation. And it wasn't the first. The one-on-one sessions last spring boiled down to the coach and the player not agreeing on much when Gard finally tried to put things in perspective.

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This mid-weight jacket ensures that you're seen on your runs

Running during the winter often means spending time in the dark. Whether you enjoy running before or after work, the season presents new challenges when it comes to safety. Unless you want to spend the next three months on a treadmill, it makes sense to prepare yourself with the gear you need to tackle the darkness. That should start with being seen – and the adidas Supernova Storm jacket helps with just that.

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They killed a 12-foot, 5-inch, 620-pound alligator. That was the easy part 1:58

They killed a 12-foot, 5-inch, 620-pound alligator. That was the easy part

Sheriff's deputy's dances away from alligator 0:15

Sheriff's deputy's dances away from alligator

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Mountain lion stares down hikers in frightening encounter in the Sierra

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Huge rattlesnake slithers across trail in front of hikers