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Fitness

  • Living Well to Reach Age 100
    Healthy lifestyle choices can help you enjoy a better quality of life for an increasing number of years. The best news is that it’s never too late to get started.
  • Make a Splash with a Water Workout
    Although many people enjoy water aerobics classes, you don't have to be in a group to work out.
  • Make Exercise a Family Affair
    Like adults, children should be physically active most, if not all, days of the week.
  • Make Variety a Goal in Kids' Sports
    Children should avoid specializing in a sport until they reach adolescence, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends. Reason: for every prodigy who becomes a successful athlete, thousands of youths suffer physically or psychologically from being pushed to compete at a young age.
  • Managing Arthritis with Exercise
    Exercise has important health benefits for everyone -- regardless of age and physical condition. But for people with arthritis, working out regularly, and within their limits, is critical.
  • Martial Arts: Something for Everyone
  • Move to the Music: Dancing as Exercise
    The benefits of dancing go well beyond heart health and physical fitness. Dancing, especially group dance activities, provides opportunities for people of all ages to be socially and mentally engaged, as well.
  • No Sweat? No Good!
    Even if you're fairly well conditioned, overdoing it may lead to heat cramps, heat exhaustion or heatstroke, causing the body to lose its ability to sweat.
  • Offbeat Ways to Eat Better, Exercise More
    To improve your eating habits and work more exercise into your schedule, consider these tips.
  • Pedal Your Way to Work
    Trading your car for your bike for all or part of your commute can save you cash, increase your fitness and help the environment. You may be surprised at how easy it can be.
  • Performance Anxiety Can Choke Up Athletes
    Anxiety can help focus and sharpen performance. For some athletes, however, the pressure of performing well takes its toll in the form of performance anxiety, which causes them to do less than their best.
  • Pilates: A Core Conditioning Program
    Pilates is a conditioning program that strengthens the joints and muscles used in everyday actions such as walking, sitting, twisting, bending and lifting.
  • Practicing Better Posture
    Good posture improves your appearance and reduces stress on muscles, joints and ligaments.
  • Preparing for Your Best Year of Fitness
  • Putting the 'Fun' Back Into Fitness
    Start thinking of fitness as fun. If it's something you want to do, then you'll figure out ways to find time for it.