Articles About exercise

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    AUG 19, 2019

    6 simple yoga poses you can sneak into a busy day

    We do a whole lot of sitting these days — in the car, at our desks, or on the couch. And all this sitting is taking a toll on our health. ... Read More >

    TOPICSexerciseExercise & Weight Losshealthy lifestylemental healthPractice WellnesspreventionYoga

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    JUN 14, 2019

    6 tips for avoiding injury-causing exercise mistakes

    Maybe you’ve found a workout you love and do every chance you get. But are you building muscle and heart health, or are you putting yourself at risk for injury? Even seasoned exercisers can fall into habits that do more harm than good. By reexamining your regimen and making a few simple tweaks, you can fine-tune a safer workout routine for a stronger, healthier you. ... Read More >

    TOPICSexercisehealthy lifestylestay hydrated

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    JUN 14, 2019

    3 keys to exercising safely in the summer heat

    Trips to the beach, family picnics, days at the park — summertime brings warm weather and all the sun and fun that come with it. Whether you’re a runner or a yogi, it’s also a lovely season for getting fit outdoors. Of course, no matter what you’re doing, it’s important to protect yourself from the heat so that you get the best of the nice weather, not the other way around. Here are a few easy tips and strategies to help you stay safe and healthy on those hot, sunny summer days. ... Read More >

    TOPICSexercisehealthy lifestyleMid-Atlantic StatesSun safety

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    MAY 16, 2019

    5 ways pets can improve your health

    Whether it’s their cute paws, sweet snuggles, or happy tail wags, there’s no doubt that pets bring joy into our lives. And if you didn’t already have a million reasons to love your furry best friend, here’s one more: research shows that owning a pet can help your health and well-being. ... Read More >

    TOPICSexerciseHeart HealthMental Health and WellnessStress Management

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    MAY 16, 2019

    Wanna get outside? Try one of Georgia’s fun summer activities.

    A healthy dose of outdoor activity can really make your summer shine. Fortunately, Georgia has plenty to offer, from its many parks and mountains to the more than 1,300 acres and 33 miles of trails along the Atlanta Beltline alone. And with the weather just right, now’s the time to grab a water bottle and head outside. It’s fun and good for your health — and not just physically. From reducing stress to improving short-term memory, fresh air and exercise have been shown in numerous studies to improve well-being. If you’re ready to get moving this season, here are 5 summer activities in Georgia to get you started. ... Read More >

    TOPICSexerciseGeorgiaoutdoorsStress Management

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    APR 23, 2019

    Boost your brain power with exercise

    As we get older, it’s common for our memory and mental agility to get a little fuzzy. That’s because our brains actually shrink as we age. While there’s a lot of emphasis right now around online training games and apps for your brain, exercise is one of the best ways to improve your brain health. ... Read More >

    TOPICSexercisehealthy lifestyleMental Health and Wellness

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    MAR 20, 2019

    9 fun-filled ways to get outside and work up a sweat

    What do you think of when you hear the word “workout”? Do you picture treadmills, dumbbells, and aerobic classes? Do you see it as another chore on a growing to-do list? Many of us do, which is why exercising can be such a challenge. But why not picture a fun activity outside in the sunshine instead? ... Read More >

    TOPICSexercisehealthy lifestyleoutdoors

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    DEC 11, 2018

    Simple gym-free workouts

    When you’re busy, it can be hard to carve out time for a trip to the gym. Memberships can also come with expensive monthly fees. And if you can only go at peak times, you may have to wait to use your favorite equipment. ... Read More >

    TOPICSexercisefitnesshealthy lifestyleNorthwest

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    DEC 11, 2018

    5 ways to get fit with your family

    If you make a resolution to get more active in the new year, be sure to include the whole family. ... Read More >

    TOPICSColoradoexercisefitnesshealthy lifestyle

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    NOV 07, 2018

    How to keep exercising — even in winter

    Less daylight, more nighttime. Colder temperatures. Rain, snow, and ice. The instinct to hibernate. ... Read More >

    TOPICSexercisefitnesshealthy lifestyleStress Management