Exercise

Exercise is essential in maintaining optimal health. Learn more about workout plans, the benefits of exercise and staying in shape.

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11 Best Fast Food Post-Workout Snacks Under 200 Calories

Check out these post-workout snacks you can get away with without feeling guilty.


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Barefoot Running: Trend or Trouble?

I took up running exactly one year ago this month, and during the 1,200 or so miles that I’ve logged,


7 Easy Exercises to Do While You’re Cooking

Do these moves every time you cook dinner and you'll be more limber, with a greater range of motion, and...


How to Create a Home Gym

You don't need a pricey gym membership to get in shape. You can create your own inexpensive, calorie-burning haven with...


Get Off the Couch and Get Outside! Here’s How

If you’re plopped on a couch or chair right now, surrounded by four walls and a ceiling, you’re not alone.


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5 Reasons Why You Should Be Working Out on a Trampoline

You’ve heard celebs and fitness gurus rave about Urban Rebounding, a cardio workout on a mini-trampoline. But is there any


5 Fitness Myths You Need to Forget

1. Walking is not as effective as running. Sure, you’ll burn about twice as many calories running for 30 minutes


How To Choose a Health Club

These 10 tips will help you choose a gym that's right for you.

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6 Exercise Excuses and How to Beat Them

After having my last baby, I knew it was time to work off the extra pounds. Sleep deprived and chubby,


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How to Workout at Home

It doesn’t matter where you work out, as long as you do it. Here, celebrity trainer Kathy Kaehler offers tips


Can Running Help Prevent Disease?

Back in 1984, experts feared running to be a potentially harmful activity for those over the age of 50. Now,...


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How to Work Out in Your Yard

If you’re going to exert yourself, you might as well get some fresh air and a beautiful yard in the


Fitness Fundamentals: Begin and Maintain an Exercise Program

Guidelines for personal exercise programs.


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Get Healthier With Resources In Your Own Community

There are multitudes of community-based opportunities for improving your overall health, your fitness, and your diet. Open your eyes and


25 Easy Ways to Get Fit in Your Neighborhood

Find better fitness, and lower blood sugar, right outside your door!


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Get Fit by Jumping Rope

Jumping rope is one of the best forms of aerobic exercise. It burns a lot of calories, is easy and

At-Home Workouts: Good, Better, Best

Boost your fat burn with these simple exercises for at-home workouts from The Digest Diet.


Get Healthy Together!

Studies show that when one of you gets off the couch the other is likely to follow.


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8 Helpful Hints for Home Video Workouts

Not sure if you want to brave the gym yet, or ever? With a wide variety of workouts now available


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Stick With Your Fitness Routine

Exercising can seem like a massive chore on your unending to-do list. However, by making a few changes you can


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Taking Arthritis in Strides: 12 Ways to Walk More

You exercise your hips and knees so you can walk more, without pain or exhaustion. But doctors will also tell

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8 Secrets to Optimizing Your Exercise Plan

We’d be lucky if having the motivation to move was all it took to make exercise a part of our


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8 Simple Stretches

Stretching keeps muscles and joints limber. It’s also an excellent way to relax yourself and release tension. The program below


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How to Make a Muscle

If you want to make a muscle, you better check out the basic principles of weightlifting. Here, we have both...


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Walk Your Way to Weight Loss

Walking is the exercise of choice for most dieters. No wonder. You don’t need a gym membership. You can do


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Here’s How to Exercise Anywhere

You don’t have to belong to a fancy, expensive gym to get a full gym-style strength and cardiovascular workout. Do


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Exercise: Good Ways to Get Going

No one exercise is better than another. Your only goals are to move your body, pump up your heart rate