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physical fitness

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.

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.

‘Let’s go play’

Recess and gym class aren't always enough—kids need at least an hour of vigorous physical activity each day.

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.

Patient Story

Taking back control

Physical therapists harness the power of cognitive behavioral therapy to help patients overcome back pain.

Patient Story

Older, stronger, better

Aging women don't have to say goodbye to muscles—they can just say hello to these tips on strength training.

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