Fitness and Exercise - Staying on Track

Jessica Carreras

An asthmatic woman from Westland, Michigan was able to be very physically active in her childhood. Now, a writer and athlete, she can run half marathons despite the limitations asthma has put on her life.

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.

Working Out? Work in a Rest Day

The key to exercise success? Rest. Learn why, plus get important tips for incorporating recovery into your fitness routine.

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.

Tips to Beat Menopausal Weight Gain

A bigger middle doesn't have to accompany the change of life. From counting calories to upping your activity level, here's how to fight back.

4 Gentle Stretches to Kick-Start Your Day

These therapeutic movements will help minimize stiffness, reduce back and joint pain, and retain flexibility.

Diet and Exercise: The Key to Type 2 Remission?

Could improving your diet and exercise habits return your blood sugar to a normal range? Here's what the latest research says.

6 Ways to Stay Fit This Winter

The short, chilly days of the season can easily derail your exercise efforts. Resolve to stay active by bringing your workout inside.

Top Health Apps to Try

There's an app for that! We checked out tons of free or low-cost smart phone apps and found the very best ones to support your health.

How Men Lose Weight

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

Exercise for Less

With these tips you won’t need fancy equipment or a gym membership to get in shape.

Workout Sabotage: Don't Sell Yourself Short!

You could be undermining your workout without even realizing it.

Morning Exercise Without Stress or Strain

Get your A.M. workout started on the right foot by avoiding these common pitfalls.

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.

Want a Workout Buddy? Think Virtual

A workout partner can motivate you to reach your fitness goals. And a virtual buddy can be just as effective in keeping you on track.

Exercise to Reduce Heartburn

Here are the dos and don'ts to follow when it comes to working out for and with heartburn.

Why You Should Exercise in the Morning

Not an early bird? Take a look at these benefits before you roll over and go back to sleep.

How to Get the Most Out of Your Gym

Maximize the perks of your membership with discounted personal training sessions, special classes and equipment, and locker-room extras.

5 Outdated Fitness Trends

How do you know if your tried-and-true exercise routine has gone out of style because it's ineffective or even dangerous? Keep updated here.

5 Things to Do Before Your Workout

Make sure to add these to your to-do list before you exercise.

How to Lose Weight Without Really Trying

Sick of starving to lose weight? Follow these tips to shed pounds. No diet required.

Keep Hydrated While Working Out: 7 How-To Tips

Make hydration a priority before, during, and after your workout to keep your body nourished and replenished.

No Time to Exercise? Try This

If you can barely find the energy to get yourself and your kids out the door in the morning and you're too tired to do anything at all after work, you probably feel that you don't have even a sliver of time to devote to exercise. Here's how to fix that.

3 Ways to Put More Fun in Your Workout

When you consider all the different ways you can add exercise to your life, it's really not that difficult to make exercise fun, easy, and something that enriches you.

Jackie Warner: Exercise With The Skin You're In

QualityHealth sits down with fitness expert Jackie Warner to discuss her initiative to give people with psoriasis a renewed resolve to get fit and feel great in their skin.

How to Use Epsom Salt for Health and Beauty

This drugstore staple is often overlooked in our search for the best health and beauty aids. But there are some good reasons to add this affordable compound to your shopping cart.

8 Ways to Raise Your Heart Rate

When you strengthen your heart to function more efficiently, you increase the ability of your heart and respiratory system to deliver oxygen and nutrients to tissues and to remove wastes.

You Can Exercise With Asthma

If you find yourself shying away from strenuous activities because you're afraid they could set your asthma into gear, it's time to come up with an asthma-friendly exercise plan.
 
 

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