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For Your Heart’s Sake, Get out of Your Chair
Sitting may feel nice, especially after a long day. Too much of it, however, isn't doing your heart health any favors.
Manage Your Stress to Help Your Heart
Exercise in your teens is a good thing, but even with exercise, poor ability to cope with stress may affect your heart later in life.
The Benefits of Working Hard in the Gym
Exercise is almost never a bad thing, but new evidence suggests that not all exercise is created equal.
How to Avoid Aching Knees
Knee pain — a sign of arthritis, related to obesity or just the result of getting older? Whatever the reason, diet and exercise might be able to prevent or reduce knee pain in overweight older adults with diabetes.
Exercise: How Even a Little May Help Older Hearts
Older adults with reduced mobility may not move around a lot, but a little activity may go a long way in maintaining their heart health.
Ride Your Way to Motor Improvement After Stroke
The last thing you want after a stroke is someone making you ride a bicycle at a fast pace, but that might be just what you need.
Have Smartphone, Will Exercise
People looking to track their exercise likely don't want to count their steps in their head, and pedometers are just one more thing to remember. Enter the smartphone. Tons of people have them, and they may be able to accurately count steps.
Some Joggers May Want to Take It Easy
Many avid joggers feel guilty about taking days off from running. However, taking it easy may be healthier than going overboard.
A Little Exercise May Be Better Than Nothing
January is the time for resolutions, and getting into shape is a good one for most people. You don't necessarily have to run a marathon, though — even a little exercise a day could help keep the doctor away.
Treating Women’s Pain: Rose Oil, Yoga and Music
Women, when it comes to pain, don’t just grin and bear it. Plenty of treatments have been shown to work.