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    OCT 08, 2021

    Stay active with 6 low-impact workouts

    Staying active is an important part of staying healthy — but sometimes exercise can be hard on the body. This is especially true if you’re new to working out or have sensitive joints or injuries. But skipping exercise altogether can make matters worse. In fact, if you have arthritis or osteoporosis, staying active is one of the best things you can do for your joints and bones.1 That’s where low-impact workouts come in. ... Read More >

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    SEP 13, 2021

    Simple ways to get started with strength training

    The weight room at a gym can look intimidating. You might ask yourself, “How do all these fancy machines work?” or “What is the proper weightlifting etiquette?” And even if you buy hand weights or other workout gear to use at home, you might not know how to use it. Complicated equipment and risk of injury may stop people from getting started with strength training. The good news is there are easy ways to begin building strength that benefit your body, bones, and more. ... Read More >

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    JUN 15, 2021

    4 ways to boost the mental health benefits of your next workout

    Most people associate exercise with physical health — but what’s good for the body is good for the mind. Regular workouts can help improve your mood, sharpen your mind, and help you feel healthier and happier overall. ... Read More >

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    MAY 13, 2021

    6 common running mistakes and how to avoid them

    Running is a great workout that can help you strengthen muscles, burn calories, improve your mood, and reduce your risk for heart disease. Plus, you don’t need to buy a lot of fancy equipment. Running really only requires a pair of running sneakers and the motivation to get started. But before you hit the pavement, you should be aware of some of the most common running mistakes that can lead to injury — and how to avoid them. ... Read More >

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    APR 14, 2021

    6 ways to improve your virtual workouts

    Exercising regularly can help your physical and mental health. Yet a common barrier to exercising is finding the time. Recently, more people are turning to online — or virtual —workouts. ... Read More >

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    JAN 14, 2021

    7 simple exercises you can do at home

    It’s no secret that exercise is good for you. But it’s not always easy to know where to begin — or how to avoid injury-causing exercise mistakes. Whether your neck and back are sore from working from home or you’re simply spending too much time on the couch, it’s important to find an exercise routine that keeps your body safe. ... Read More >

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    DEC 10, 2020

    8 healthy habits to help kickstart the new year

    After the events of the past year, you may be feeling the effects of long-term stress on your physical and mental well-being. Whether it’s weight gain, depression, insomnia, or even loneliness, the events of 2020 have impacted many aspects of our health. If you’re ready to start fresh, try these 8 health tips to improve your overall wellness. ... Read More >

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    OCT 12, 2020

    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 >

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    JUN 24, 2020

    10-minute HIIT workouts for busy days

    On a busy day, exercise is often the first thing cut from your to-do list. But you don’t need to skip your workout completely. Instead, try micro-workouts. You can still get the health benefits of exercise in just 10 minutes. What’s the secret to micro-workouts? Doing high-intensity interval training, also called HIIT, during your brief 10 minutes. ... Read More >

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    APR 09, 2020

    6 simple yoga poses you can do anywhere

    Right now, it’s especially important to care for the whole you — mind, body, and spirit. And since we’re spending our days at home, it’s more important than ever to get our body’s moving whenever possible. ... Read More >

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