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COVID-19: Staying fit and healthy

Current events have you tense? Safe exercise routines can help you tamp down anxiety and boost your immunity.

How to grow a youthful brain

Low-intensity activities like gardening and dancing could help retain brain volume, ultimately slowing the effects of age.

Ditch the remote, don the sneakers

Seniors can achieve tremendous health benefits by weaving a modest amount of activity into each day.

Patient Story

‘You just have to do it’

When Matt Bailey's weight caused a boat to almost sink, he flooded his life with change. He's since lost 140 pounds and gained confidence.

Is your gym a giant petri dish?

Handlebars, stationary bikes and other high-contact surfaces offer ample ground for the growth of germs, viruses and fungus.

Ouch! Avoid these 4 exercise injuries

A sports medicine doctor shares how to avoid—or treat—common workout whammies.

Core-strengthening goals? Have a ball

Put your abdominal muscles into overdrive by pairing a stability ball with some common floor exercises.

Lift today, enjoy a healthy heart tomorrow

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

‘Tis the season to fashion your fitness

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

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.

Study: Body health is brain health

Research continues to uphold a longstanding notion: If you take care of your body, it'll take care of your brain.

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.

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