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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7 Common Exercise Moves That Actually Work Against You

Why you should skip crunches, plank rows, and more, plus the best fitness tips to tone your abs, arms, and...



20 Secrets to Get Stronger Arms (Without Lifting Weights)

Use these tricks to sneak arm workouts into your daily routine.


17 Gym Hacks to Make Your Workout Less of a Chore

For those days when you need extra exercise motivation, these tricks help you push yourself harder.


How to Help Your Body Recover From a Day of Sitting

Staying sedentary for long periods can take a toll on your body, but these tricks to beat "sitting disease" can...


How Leggings Can Make These 7 Health Problems Worse

You would probably marry your leggings. They are comfortable, versatile, and always look good. But your favorite pair of leggings...


9 Surprising Things Your Fitness Tracker Knows About You

An activity tracker can reveal way more than just your step count. Here, what your tracker is secretly keeping tabs...


7 of America’s Most Stunning Trails to Hike Right Now

Be warned: These gorgeous photos of our National Scenic Trails may fill you with the irresistible urge to dust off...

5 Random Household Objects for a Shockingly Effective Home Workout

No gym membership? No problem. Use basic items that are already in your pantry, fridge, and the rest of your...


Can You Pass These 10 Everyday Fitness Tests?

You may not need a gym membership if you can pass these everyday health tests. See how many you can...


Looking for an Easy Stretching Routine? Try This

You'll improve your flexibility, loosen up and lengthen your muscles, and feel more limber after you try these moves.


5 Bizarre Things Exercise Does to Your Body

Though having an exercise routine improves cardiovascular health, elevates your mood, and builds metabolism-boosting muscle, you may notice a few...


5 Ways Not to Be That Annoying Sick Person at the Gym

When you take the right steps to protect your health (and that of innocent gym goers), working out while you’re...


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What’s Your Walking IQ?

Test your walking knowledge: Whether you're strolling for exercise or for weight loss, you'll learn the benefits of walking with...


13 Ways You Could Improve Your Workout

Exercise faster, smarter, and more comfortably with this round up of tips from the latest studies.


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Rise Up Against Sitting Disease

22 easy ways to add healthy movement to your everyday routine.


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How to Get Things Done While You Walk

Although there is great benefit to turning off your mind on a solitary walk, some days that’s just not possible.

Spectacular Summer Hikes

Discover America's natural beauty by hitting one (or more!) of these trails this summer.


The Best Health and Fitness Apps

Swimsuit season is upon us! Get a beach-ready body with a little help from these top diet, health, and exercise...


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Get the Most From Your Gym Membership

It’s an all too common tale: A person joins a gym with every intention of visiting it each day on


New Ideas for Home Fitness

Let’s just admit it. Back in the 80s and 90s, we were all suckers for “aerobics” à la Jane Fonda.


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How to Prevent Sports Injuries

So you want to take up golf, tennis, or some other sport? Diving right into it without taking the proper


10 Tips on Running Your First Race

Get started on the right foot by knowing the inside scoop on the best way to train for your first...

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Find Your Inner Olympian and Get Fit At Any Age

Triathletes Jane and Jean Diaz Jane and Jean Diaz, 47, are identical twin sisters. Jean is the older twin by


11 Best Fast Food Post-Workout Snacks Under 200 Calories

Check out these post-workout snacks you can get away with without feeling guilty.


7 Easy Exercises to Do While You’re Cooking

Do these moves every time you cook dinner and you'll be more limber, with a greater range of motion, and...


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5 Reasons Why You Should Be Working Out on a Trampoline

You’ve heard celebs and fitness gurus rave about Urban Rebounding, a cardio workout on a mini-trampoline. But is there any


Get Off the Couch and Get Outside! Here’s How

If you’re plopped on a couch or chair right now, surrounded by four walls and a ceiling, you’re not alone.


Fitness Fundamentals: Begin and Maintain an Exercise Program

Guidelines for personal exercise programs.