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muscles

Enjoy sports at any age—safely

Adult sports are great exercise and loads of fun, but take proper precautions to lower the risk of injury.

Plan to rake? Don’t fall into trouble

With these helpful tips, you can avoid the major aches and pains suffered by scores of yard warriors every autumn.

Tackle foot pain with a plan

The best way to ward off plantar fasciitis? Build healthy fascia muscles.

At-home office? Straighten up

A few simple tweaks to your work station can improve posture and keep those aches and pains at bay.

Prevent injury—embrace the pre-shovel prep

Just because the snow is falling doesn't mean you should start digging. A warm-up, the right attire and a sensible pace can keep you safe.

Ultrasound could ease hand tremors

MRI-guided ultrasound waves can heat and destroy tiny areas of brain tissue that trigger tremors.

Time to look at your telltale gait?

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

Sore? Ice first, then heat

You don't need strong medicine or fancy gadgets to ease your pain—just a bag of frozen peas and some patience.

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 plight of the typist

Repetitive strain injury can beleaguer office workers and others who repeat the same movements each day. Learn how to stop it before it becomes a bigger problem.

The magic 8 for triceps training

Push-ups and dips are among the best exercises to engage these muscles.

A tiptop bottom

Squats and other mainstays will get your backside looking great, but there are plenty of ways to vary your glutes workout.