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exercise

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.

Want optimal heart health? Start young

Young adults stand to benefit greatly in later years if they act now to combat high blood pressure and unhealthy cholesterol levels.

Don’t fall for that fad diet

It’s hard to resist the hype of a quick weight-loss diet. But the promises don’t add up to long-term success.

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.

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