Articles About exercise

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    AUG 12, 2022

    How to build healthy habits that stick

    You know how important it is to eat right, exercise, and practice self-care. But making those healthy habits part of your daily routine can be a challenge. Creating a new habit takes time and persistence — but it’s worth the effort. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 6 out of 10 adults have a chronic disease. And poor diet, lack of physical activity, and excessive alcohol use are some of the leading causes.¹ Making some lifestyle changes today can improve your overall health and long-term well-being. Whether you want to be more active or focus on your mental health, here are 6 ways to make healthy habits stick. ... Read More >

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    JUL 18, 2022

    4 common types of yoga

    Yoga is a mind-body practice. It involves breathing exercises, meditation, and moving your body. It began as a spiritual practice in ancient India. Today, many people practice yoga to benefit their overall health. It can help with pain relief, depression management, and even quitting smoking.1 There are many different styles of yoga. Some styles are relaxing — while others can be more challenging. Depending on your goals, you may want a style that offers specific benefits. Here are 4 types of yoga to try and how they can benefit your mind and body. ... Read More >

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    JUN 16, 2022

    5 simple stretches for a better night’s rest

    A good night’s sleep is essential to good health — but many people struggle to snooze through the night. Not getting enough shuteye is linked to chronic conditions, including heart disease, obesity, and depression.1 One way to improve your rest and relaxation is by adding stretching to your evening routine. ... Read More >


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    APR 08, 2022

    7 tips to help you stick with a workout routine

    If you’ve decided to start a workout routine, congratulations. You’ve already taken the first step. Staying active can improve both physical and mental health, so exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle.1 But sticking with a new routine can be difficult. ... Read More >

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    DEC 08, 2021

    Add more activity to your day without changing your routine

    This may come as no surprise, but staying active can help both your physical and mental health. It can improve your heart health, strengthen muscles and bones, boost your mood, and reduce stress. Based on current guidelines, you should aim for at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise a day, or 150 minutes of exercise a week. But finding time to fit workouts into your daily routine can be difficult. ... Read More >

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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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