Fitness and Exercise - Exercise for Beginners

Sit Less For Better Health: 7 Ways to Move More at Work and Home

Being sedentary doesn’t do any body good. Research suggests a link between excess sitting and chronic disease. Learn how you can incorporate more movement into your day.

Post-Workout Recovery: 4 Things You Should Do After Exercise

Sure, you cool down after you exercise. But there’s more to recovery than walking at a slower pace. Here are the four components of an effective post-workout recovery.

Should You Exercise When Treating Cancer?

For cancer patients and survivors, exercise can help improve physical functioning, fatigue, and quality of life—and may improve chances of survival.

Want To Try Yoga? Finding The Right Teacher Is Key

Curious about this popular form of exercise that claims to reduce stress, improve bone density, and boost brain function? Finding the right teacher is the crucial first step.

6 Ways to Get Addicted to Exercise

If your workout doesn't make you happy, you're less likely to stick with it. Use these tips to stay motivated and get the most out of your exercise routine.

Apartment Living: 7 Tips for Exercise Etiquette

We all know exercise is good for your health, but noisy equipment or workout routines may be disrupting your neighbors. Here's how to politely work up a sweat.

4 Steps to Finding Your Perfect Fitness Plan

From the best time to work out to zeroing in on exercises you love, here's how to rev up your routine so you can start to see results.

Walking vs. Running: Which Is Better?

If you want to lose weight, running is the clear winner. But there are many benefits of walking, too. Here's the whole scoop.

The New Age of Older Trainers

A growing number of individuals are getting fit by working out with gray-haired trainers. Learn how you can benefit from the wisdom and experience of these in-shape seniors.

Make Your Practice Perfect: Shake up Your Routine

Can taking a new approach to training improve your performance? Find out.

Gear up for Warm Weather Workouts

When the temperatures rise, freshen up your workout by exercising in the fresh air. Here's how to maximize your efforts, and also stay safe, while breaking a sweat in the great outdoors.

Less Is More: The Truth About High-Intensity Interval Training

Have you heard about high-intensity interval training? It's a harder, faster, quicker and, quite possibly, a fitter form of fitness that nets big results in less time.

Exercise Modifications Can Keep You Moving

Nearly any exercise can be modified to compensate for injuries, or even pregnancy. Here are some ideas.

Get a Great Workout in the Water

Water-related exercise is easy on the body and burns calories, too. Here's how to make a splash.

Beyond Zumba®: Dance Workouts You've Got to Try

Here are six dance workouts destined to keep you moving, sweating, and burning serious calories.

The 5 Components of Physical Fitness

Whether you're new to exercise or not, a personal trainer can help you determine a baseline for five key areas of fitness. From there, you can use those numbers to track your progress and stay motivated.

Daily Stretches to Help You Feel Your Best

Reducing the risk of injury is just one of the benefits of a good stretch. Read on for simple stretches to keep you flexible from head to toe.

Strength Training: How Long Until You See Results?

How long does it take to get "cut arms" and "ripped abs?" That depends on how you train, what you eat, and how careful you are about form and technique.

The Ups and Downs of Multitasking While Exercising

If catching up on the news or catching up with a friend is what it takes to get you to the gym, go for it! Just make sure you don't become too distracted that your workout falls by the wayside.

Exercise Realization: Less Is More

New science suggests shorter workouts may be just as effective as longer ones.

Your Month-by-Month Guide to Getting the Best Buys

You don't have to be be an extreme couponer to shop smart. Read on for tips on how to score great deals all year 'round.

Trend to Try? Functional Fitness

Is your workout working for you? Here are four moves to strengthen and stretch the muscles you use most.

The Real Reason You Don't Like Exercise

Science offers clues as to why some people look forward to exercise while others avoid it at all costs.

How Men Lose Weight

Men's biology works differently. Learn the expert's action items for successful slimming.

Walk for Fitness: Before, During, and After

Make the most of each step with these important tips.

Firm Your Trouble Spots

Can you focus your workout right on your trouble areas? Yes and no.

Deal With Gym Intimidation

These 5 tips will take you from gym-phobic to gym-savvy.

How to Start Exercising When You’re Seriously Out of Shape

Everyone at every stage benefits from exercise, but it can be intimidating and overwhelming to take the first step. First things first.

Know Thy Fit Self

The key to making an exercise program stick is to find the reason why you want to get fit.

Speed Walking: Take Your Walk to the Next Level

Walking is great exercise. Here's how to turn up the intensity to burn more calories with every step.
 
 

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