Exercise

Exercise is essential in maintaining optimal health. Learn more about workout plans, the benefits of exercise and staying in shape.

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9 Best Exercise Bikes to Stay Active Year-Round

You can stay fit year-round with indoor cycling. Here are the best exercise bikes, including spin and recumbent bikes, to use at home.

10 Best Small Treadmills for Your Home or Apartment

Get your steps in while staying safe at home with the best compact and foldable treadmill options that are geared...


8 Best Bike Shorts for Women

Learn what to look for when shopping for bike shorts, then follow this guide to choose the perfect pair for...


The 9 Best Home Rowing Machines at Every Price Point

Here's how to choose the best rowing machine for your fitness goals and budget.


Shin Splints: Why They Happen and How to Avoid Them

Do your shins ache? It may be shin splints. Here are the symptoms, treatments, and ways to prevent this painful...


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I Tried a Weighted Hula Hoop for a Fun, At-Home Workout

A workout that takes you back to being a kid? Sign me up. Here's what happened when I exercised with...

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How to Do a Sleeper Stretch for Better Shoulder Range of Motion

Are your shoulders feeling tight? Improve your range of motion, increase flexibility, and prevent injury with the sleeper...


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5 Balance Ball Exercises to Improve Stability

Get strong and stay steady with these balance ball exercises. They'll help you improve your stability and avoid exercise-related...


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6 Morning Yoga Stretches to Start Your Day

Start your morning with these yoga stretches that will help you feel calm and ready for the day. Plus,...


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What Range of Motion Is—and How to Increase It

Do you groan or feel achy when you reach for something or sit down? Your range of motion may be...

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Banish Neck Pain With These 5 Simple Stretches

You can help relieve stress, tension, and pain in your neck with these simple neck stretches that take...


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A Daily Stretching Routine for People Short on Time

Increase your range of motion, reduce your risk for injuries, lower stress, and simply feel good with this daily stretching...



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4 Glute Stretches That Help Ease Tightness and Prevent Pain

If you're experiencing pain in your lower body, you may need to spend more time doing glute stretches. Experts love...


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4 Tennis Elbow Stretches That May Help Relieve Pain

When you feel pain from your elbow to your wrist, you may be dealing with lateral epicondylitis, also known...

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Protect Your Groin With 4 Easy Stretches

You rely on your groin muscles all day, every day. Prevent injuries, ease aches, and improve flexibility in your


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4 Trapezius Stretches That Experts Recommend

Ease up tension in your neck, shoulders, and back with these trapezius stretches to maintain flexibility and range of...


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7 Best Workout Shorts for Men for Warmer Weather

Warmer-weather workout shorts should be lightweight and moisture-wicking, providing breathability and comfort while you exercise.


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Should You Work Out in a Bodysuit? Here’s What It’s Like

A unitard—also known as a workout bodysuit or onesie—is an all-in-one clothing item for yoga, Pilates, cycling,...


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4 Hip Flexor Stretches That Relieve Pain and Tightness

If you spend most of your day sitting, use these expert-recommended hip flexor stretches to alleviate low back pain...


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How to Do a Couch Stretch to Relieve Tight Hips

If you spend your days sitting (like most people), the couch stretch can help ease tension through the


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The 8 Best Workout Shorts for Women for Warmer Weather

Swap out your long leggings for a pair of warm-weather workout shorts to improve comfort and breathability during...


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How to Do a Cobra Stretch for Better Back Flexibility

Strengthen your arms, shoulders, and back as you stretch out your spine with the beginner-friendly yoga pose known...

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How to Do a Cat-Cow Stretch to Help Your Back and Prevent Pain

Work on total spine mobility with the cat-cow stretch, a super-easy yoga pose. Learn how to do it...


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How to Do a Figure 4 Stretch to Relieve Tight Hips

When your glutes and hips feel tight, the hip-opening Figure 4 stretch will give you the relief you need....


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How to Do a Pigeon Stretch to Relieve Tight Hips

The pigeon stretch targets your hips to relieve tension and improve flexibility. Here's how to do it, plus modifications...


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8 Workout Recovery Tips to Help Ease Sore Muscles

If you're feeling sore after you exercise, try these post-workout recovery tactics, from having a meal or snack to moving...


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How to Do a Frog Stretch Correctly—and Safely

When your hips and low back are feeling tight, try adding this frog stretch—or a frog-pose modification—to your...


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4 Deltoid Stretches for Shoulder Pain and Tightness

Workouts, desk jobs, poor posture—these can all lead to tight deltoids. Try these stretches to loosen your...