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exercise

Deadly duo: Work stress, no sleep

Study: These two factors make you three times more likely to die from heart disease.

Let age be your sage

A workout for a 20-something isn't apt to work for a Boomer. Choose a fitness plan that suits your age and lifestyle.

Reverse the curse

Modest amounts of regular exercise may be enough to counteract the ill effects of a workday spent sitting.

Foundations of fitness

Children's exercise habits begin to take shape as early as age 7, researchers say—so don't let them become couch potatoes.

Little steps, large gains

Even a modest increase in fitness level can improve longevity and quality of life.

Life in the fast lane

The speed of your strength-training workout is a strong indicator of your overall health—and could hint at your possible lifespan.

‘Jumping rope makes exercise fun’

Jump Jam encourages healthy, active lifestyles for area students.

The power of a pack

If your enthusiasm for fitness is waning, a walking group could bring new energy—and accountability.

The long game

Weight-loss surgery is a game changer for many, but diet and lifestyle are the major factors in long-term success.

The 10-minute battle

For those suffering arthritis, short walks each day can deliver pain relief and pave the way to independence.

Sit less, live more

A long-running American Cancer Study study of 92,000 people reinforces the simple notion that a more active lifestyle can lead to a longer, healthier life.

Patient Story

Adding momentum

After a broken foot slowed her pace, a 93-year-old Michigan woman found renewed health in a customized fitness program.

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