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exercise

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.

Patient Story

Focus on these 5 healthy habits

Start wherever you are and build from there to make small steps toward a better future.

The joy of fitness

When you're motivated by pleasure over fear, your wellness journey will inevitably lead you to regimens that keep you coming back for more.

3 steps to help prevent breast cancer

While certain genetic mutations can increase a woman's chances of a diagnosis, three specific actions can help offset the risks.

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