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exercise

4 principles of heart-smart exercise

Physical activity is a leading defense against high blood pressure. Learning the fundamentals of fitness can keep you healthy and safe.

Selecting sneakers? Choose wisely

The right sneaker can improve performance. The wrong one can lead to serious health consequences.

Stay active with these 5 must-do moves

Conquer achy joints, slower metabolisms and decreased muscle strength by using movement to your advantage.

Ready for hot and rainy days?

An afternoon indoors doesn’t mean your kids should hit the couch. Explore 10 creative ways to stay active inside.

Fundamentals to sure footing: Strength, flexibility

Exercises that target legs and ankles will help guard against falls from age 40 and beyond.

Don’t let the heat beat you down

With these 9 tips for preventing heat-related illness, your summertime workouts will do you good, not wring you out.

30 minutes to a healthier you

Study: Even a modest amount of exercise lowers the odds of dying from this deadly type of stroke.

An ageless equation

As you become more active, you'll increase your odds of living longer—no matter what your age or health history.

A growing group: Active Americans

Study finds sizable jump in number of U.S. residents, rural and urban alike, who are ditching couch time in favor of fitness.

The best medicine? Fresh air

Those who spend at least two hours a week outdoors often report better health and a greater sense of well-being.

How to teach your kids to love exercise

Two pros offer their best tips on getting your littles to embrace a healthy, active lifestyle that'll last a lifetime.

Sports—a boot camp for life skills?

Children who engage in organized team sports often display better socio-emotional skills in later years.

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