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walking

Heed the call of the wild

Different types of nature settings deliver different benefits—but the great outdoors is hard to beat.

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.

Tips to stay active all winter

Dust off your running shoes and don your jacket—a little physicality is the best way to ward off midwinter miseries.

The United States of … stasis?

Many adults have not engaged in any form of exercise in the past month or more.

Want to gain years? Master blood pressure

Study: A typical 50-year-old with hypertension could gain three extra years of life by aggressively treating the condition.

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.

Time to look at your telltale gait?

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

The cost of aging: Slower fat burn

As the years pass, it becomes more difficult for your body to remove fat from cells.

A top cardio plan: Get a canine

Compared to folks without pets, dog owners are ahead of the pack in healthy living—more exercise, better diets and lower blood sugar levels.

Stressed? Beware the scale

You can't change your body's biological response to stressors, but you can change your behaviors.

Two ingredients to longevity

Researchers have boiled it down to a simple solution: Sit less, move more.

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