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physical fitness

Itty-bitty goals for a fitter you

Even the smallest changes can spark real gains.

Patient Story

‘I didn’t have very long to live’

Doctors gave Jim Oldfield a year to live. Today, he's back to training for competitions.

‘Let’s go play’

Remember to work in vigorous physicial activity daily for kiddos.

Welcome to your workout

Whether you're starting up or starting over, these 10 tips can kickstart your new fitness routine.

Arm flab? Lose it once and for all

Add these 5 exercises to your (at-home or gym) workout to finally conquer this trouble spot.

Do more for your core

Variations of the plank, bird dog and leg extension can strengthen your body—minus the anguish and agony.

The advantage to intensity

All levels of fitness are valuable, but higher-intensity workouts will inevitably lead to superior physical condition.

Oh, my aching muscles!

Explore these 5 tried-and-true tips for faster recovery.

Patient Story

‘Living a better life’

Football coach and pastor Matthew Stone's regimen leads to 150 pounds of lost weight and worries.

Fitness may fend off dementia

Study: Women who are fit at age 50 have a nearly 90 percent lower risk of developing Alzheimer's.

Patient Story

Moms on the move

Prenatal exercise is key to a healthy pregnancy, normal delivery and happy prenatal experience.

Core curriculum

With a few chairs, Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial partners with a Newaygo school to expand educational opportunities, promote student wellness.