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weightlifting

Lift today, enjoy a healthy heart tomorrow

Middle-aged men who maintain muscle mass may lower their risk of heart disease in later years.

Fundamentals to sure footing: Strength, flexibility

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

A growing group: Active Americans

Study finds sizable jump in number of U.S. residents, rural and urban alike, who are ditching couch time in favor of fitness.

Behold the weekend warrior

Busy lifestyles force many to cram their fitness into the weekend—and it's much better than no exercise at all, researchers say.

A weight-free proposition

High-priced gyms don't have the market cornered on strength-building. Some simple, at-home exercises can do the trick nicely.

The advantage to intensity

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

Neck hazards: Football, cycling, lifting

Proper gear is essential to mitigate harm, but you should always know your athletic abilities and avoid placing yourself at unnecessary risk, doctors say.

No place like home

You don't always need a fancy gym membership to get the results you want. A few pieces of affordable equipment will do the trick.

Stronger workout, stronger memory

At greater intensity, exercise leads to better memory and more protein involved in the growth, function and survival of brain cells.

Want memory? Hit the weights

In study of older adults with mild cognitive issues, long-term improvements were seen after high-intensity lifting.

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