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exercise

Build healthy bones at any age

Preventive care and regular exercise are essential steps to ward off injury and maintain strength.

How to avoid ‘inflamm-aging’

Take the inflammation and aging process off the fast track by making smarter choices about lifestyle, diet and mental health.

The cost of aging: Slower fat burn

As the years pass, it becomes more difficult for your body to remove fat from cells.

Ready to heat up your routine?

Hot yoga and hula are an big leap beyond the mundane—and they might even deliver some novel benefits.

Pregnant moms gain benefits from exercise

Study: Mamas-to-be who commit to strength training enjoy more energy and experience less fatigue.

King of the hill

Greenville’s own Micah Bouman wins Spectrum Health Danish Dash.

Escape the summer hot flash

Understand why your body is undergoing this process and you'll soon be a step closer to squelching that unwelcome heat.

Red flags to watch for in young athletes

Body image and a host of other factors can influence—for better or worse—your teen's habits with all things nutrition.

Patient Story

A new kind of beat

Joint pain and weight problems kept Kim Metzger sedentary for years. She found a new groove with cardio-drumming—and later, bariatric surgery.

Urban living: Add trees for health, happiness

Years-long study finds city dwellers in tree-shaded neighborhoods experience less psychological distress and enjoy better general health.

Final word on fats: Opt for fish, nuts, plant oils

As you strive to make smart meal choices, it's essential to know the healthy fat sources from the unhealthy.

Fuel your fitness with whole foods

On the hunt for something to boost energy, build muscle or increase your athletic performance? You can't go wrong with natural foods.

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