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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.

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Get Fit by Jumping Rope

Jumping rope is one of the best forms of aerobic exercise. It burns a lot of calories, is easy and

At-Home Workouts: Good, Better, Best

Boost your fat burn with these simple exercises for at-home workouts from The Digest Diet.

Get Healthy Together!

Studies show that when one of you gets off the couch the other is likely to follow.

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6 Strength Training Myths (for Women) Debunked

When it comes to lifting weights, everyone has an opinion. One day you hear heaving heavy weights will leave you

Here’s the Average Walking Speed—and What It Says About Your Health

Walking is an accessible form of exercise for most people. But how fast should you walk to maximize the health...

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How Many Steps Do You Really Need to Walk Each Day to Live Longer?

Learn what the research really says about step counts and your health. Plus, advice from a doctor on activity and...

Should You Use a Stretch Strap? What Experts Say

Stretch straps are an inexpensive tool that can help improve your range of motion, as long as they're used correctly.

Here’s What Experts Think About Stretching Machines

Before you buy a stretching machine, make sure it's really worth the cost.

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10 Beginner-Friendly Exercises You Can Do at Home Right Now

You don't have to buy a lot of equipment to start a home exercise routine. Try this beginner-friendly workout with...

8 Best Hiking Pants for Men

You should put some thought into the hiking pants you wear. Here's how to make sure you have the right...