Exercise Ideas & Tips

Are You Working Out Hard Enough?

It’s not exactly news that working out is beneficial for your overall health – especially your heart. Exercising lowers your risk of suffering a heart attack, increases your chances of survival if you do have one, and prevents a host of other issues, such as obesity and diabetes, that can …

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Fitness Ideas & Tips

Get Moving with Online Fitness Communities

The research is unequivocal: People who work out in tandem are more likely to achieve their fitness goals than those who go it alone. Align yourself with a community of people who have similar objectives and you’ll not only be held accountable for your efforts, but you may also benefit …

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Staying Fit
Man checks his fitness tracker, one of the top fitness trends of 2017.

Top Fitness Trends of 2017

Some fads come and go. Others stick around. When it comes to fitness, the best trends are those that embody tried-and-true advice. As you try to recommit to your resolutions or look to make a fresh start now that spring is around the corner, it’s also the perfect chance to …

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Exercise Ideas & Tips
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Living with Back Pain? 5 Core Exercises You Need

Millions of Americans suffer from back pain on a routine basis. This problem increases with age, as bone mass diminishes, muscles stiffen, and discs begin to lose fluid and flexibility. If you’re overweight and mostly sedentary, you’re at even greater risk of developing back problems. The good news: relief for …

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Fitness Ideas & Tips

Stay Fit with Easy Desk Exercises

Experts agree, sitting in a chair all day is one of the worst things you can do for your body. Yet, many of us are glued to our desks 8-10 hours a day. By the time you get home, your metabolism has slowed and you’re low on energy, so you …

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Staying Fit

Cold Outside? Here’s Your Indoor Workout Guide

When the sun rises after you wake up and sets before you eat dinner, your outdoor-workout habit takes a hit. Instead of an after-work run, you opt for hibernating in front of a fire with a cup of hot chocolate. And it’s not just the cold and dark keeping you …

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Mind-Body-Spirit
styles of yoga

7 Styles of Yoga: A Handy Glossary

For an ancient practice, yoga remains popular in modern times. A growing number of Americans take yoga classes, seeking everything from a more toned body to a more relaxed mental state. Studies confirm that practicing yoga can help build strong bones, keep your body supple and fit, even lift depression …

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Fitness Ideas & Tips
winter exercise

5 Ways to Enjoy Winter (and Burn Calories)

The winter chill has officially arrived. While you may be tempted to crawl under the covers and wait for spring, there are plenty of activities you can enjoy only when it’s cold outside. In fact, given the upcoming holiday season (and the temptations of celebratory meals and treats!), there’s no …

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Raising Healthy Kids
sports injuries

Sports Injuries & Student Athletes: A Parent’s Guide

Playing sports is a great way for children of all ages to maintain a healthy lifestyle and learn valuable life lessons, like working as a team, the value of hard work and practice, and confidence. While it may be every sports fanatic’s dream to have their kid make it big …

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Understanding Your Body
exercise-induced headaches

4 Reasons You’re Getting Exercise-Induced Headaches

Whether you’re a marathon runner or a Zumba expert, headaches caused by exercise are painful and frustrating – especially when you’re just trying to do something good for yourself. While rarer than general headaches or migraines, exercise-induced headaches still happen, and you should first see a doctor to rule out …

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