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fitness

Lift today, enjoy a healthy heart tomorrow

Middle-aged men who maintain muscle mass may lower their risk of heart disease in later years.

Patient Story

Healthy and grateful

During a trip to her Michigan cottage, a burst aneurysm lands a Dallas woman in the emergency department. Two surgeries later and she's up and running.

‘Tis the season to fashion your fitness

Every few months, tweak your workout by introducing new activities that fit the weather.

Want to gain years? Master blood pressure

Study: A typical 50-year-old with hypertension could gain three extra years of life by aggressively treating the condition.

Patient Story

The right pace

Joint replacement surgery meant Tom Tellier had to give up running—but he ultimately gained a pain-free life with plenty of activity.

Home workout machines you’ll really use

Follow this physical therapist’s advice for smart shopping.

Survey: Many fear cancer, but feel powerless

More than half of Americans say they're concerned about developing cancer—and 1 in 4 believe there's nothing they can do to prevent it.

Staying mobile: Move it or lose it

Explore these 5 top tips for how to best use exercise as medicine for nearly all that ills you.

There’s power in your playlist

Those who devote time and energy into creating a motivational track may enjoy their workout more than those who select music randomly.

Time to look at your telltale gait?

How fast you walk might offer hints at how fast your body is aging.

Patient Story

Losing the old you

The result of Phill Carr's bariatric surgery has been so dramatic, old friends greet him with one question: "Who are you again?"

Bust diabetes with moderate weight loss

Trimming just 10 percent from your overall weight can drastically improve your odds of better managing your insulin levels.