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Master the art of exercise

Stave off injuries and fatigue by adapting your workouts to meet your age and fitness level.

Fundamentals to sure footing: Strength, flexibility

Exercises that target legs and ankles will help guard against falls from age 40 and beyond.

More than a fancy handstand

Yoga practitioners have long touted their craft as a path to optimal health for mind and body. Now researchers agree—there's a curious power to the downward dog.

Want agility? Get on the ball

Balance and coordination exercises can be simple, at-home activities—and a bit of fun to boot.

4 moves to bolster your back

These key exercises can help you zero in on the critical muscle groups needed to enhance overall back strength.

3 steps to flexibility

Stretching and range-of-motion exercises are often overlooked as people focus on strength-training and cardio.

Researchers: Mind your spine

Yoga, cognitive behavioral therapy and various meditative practices could help back pain sufferers find relief.

Stand against gluteal amnesia

Long bouts of sitting will nearly wipe out your gluteal memory. Stand up and make those muscles remember their role.

Join the resistance

The best part about these inexpensive bands? They're highly effective.

Natural fit for chronic back pain: Yoga

Study finds yoga can lead to small improvements in back pain—as well as small to moderate improvements in function.

Endurance race takes on barriers to health, recreation

More than 150 fitness fans—one-third from Gerber Memorial—lift logs, hike muddy hills and push physical limits to highlight wellness.

Battling arthritis? You can do ‘amazing’ things

Slimming down with the right diet and simple exercises can help people kick pain.

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