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workout

Sports supplements—worthy or wasteful?

A dietitian shares her top advice: Those 'miracle' ingredients are readily available in a well-balanced diet.

Patient Story

‘You just have to do it’

When Matt Bailey's weight caused a boat to almost sink, he flooded his life with change. He's since lost 140 pounds and gained confidence.

Is your gym a giant petri dish?

Handlebars, stationary bikes and other high-contact surfaces offer ample ground for the growth of germs, viruses and fungus.

Don’t let the weather fool you

Listen to your body. It'll tell you if you're dehydrated, if only you'll listen.

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.

Want to get fit? You’re never too old

The body can adapt to a new exercise regimen at just about any age.

Do more for your core

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

Master the art of exercise

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

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.

Master the brain, build the body

Want better results with health goals? Pin down the mental processes that put you in a fitness-minded mood.

Let age be your sage

A workout for a 20-something isn't apt to work for a Boomer. Choose a fitness plan that suits your age and lifestyle.

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