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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Got a Tight Neck? Here’s How to Do a Levator Scapulae Stretch

If you're constantly dealing with stress headaches, a tight levator scapulae might be to blame. Learn how to loosen it up to alleviate neck pain.

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4 Stretches That Help Your Rotator Cuff

Even if you're not an athlete, your shoulder's rotator cuff may be overworked and under-stretched. Add these exercises to your...


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4 Forearm Stretches That Can Help Prevent Wrist Pain and Problems

When your forearms are feeling tight or irritated, try these forearm stretches to ease your wrist pain, increase flexibility, and...


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4 Triceps Stretches That Really Benefit Your Upper Body

Triceps stretches can help prevent more serious problems, like muscles imbalances and triceps tendinitis. Try these moves to...


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5 Wrist Stretches to Help Mobility and Prevent Wrist Pain

Wrist mobility is more important than you may think—learn how to prevent wrist pain by adding these stretches to your...

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11 Best Pieces of Pilates Equipment You Can Use at Home

These small props and pieces of Pilates equipment can add a little extra challenge and versatility to your at-home...


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What’s a Pilates Machine and How do You Use One?

A Pilates reformer can take your practice to the next level—as long as you learn how to use it...


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How to Do a Scorpion Stretch—and Why Your Hips and Back Will Love It

The scorpion stretch isn't nearly as scary as it sounds. In fact, it's a great way to increase the flexibility...


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4 Chest Stretches to Help Improve Posture and Reverse Slouching

Slouching all day has probably made your chest muscles tight—use these daily chest stretches to help loosen things up.


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6 Expert-Approved Weighted Hula Hoops

This throwback exercise actually works: Here's what trainers have to say about weighted hula hoops and the ones...


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Pilates 101: What Trainers Want You to Know Before You Take a Class

Pilates is a great exercise for beginners and advanced exercisers alike. Here's everything you need to know before you...


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5 Ways to Stretch Your Ankles so You Can Move Easier

Whether you're feeling tightness or pain in your legs, these ankle stretches should be a part of your daily...


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5 Stretching Exercises for Seniors—or Anyone Who Feels Achy

Keep your body limber and supple at any age with these full-body stretches. Plus, learn the benefits of

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8 Top Eco-Friendly Yoga Mats

A good-quality yoga mat can take your practice to the next level. Here's a guide to choosing eco-friendly options...


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9 Benefits of Stretching That Will Convince You to Do It Daily

Why is stretching important? The benefits of stretching include everything from improved flexibility and strength to stress relief.


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10 Waterproof Jackets Perfect for Running, Walking, and Hiking

There's no reason you can be comfortable when you exercise outdoors: Follow this expert guide to find a waterproof jacket...


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10 Yoga Unitards That You Can Wear Anywhere

Yoga unitards are having a moment. Here's why they might be worth adding to your wardrobe, plus what to look...


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4 Runner’s Knee Exercises That May Help Pain Around the Knee Cap

Runner's knee causes pain around and under the knee cap and it isn't always due to running. Whatever reason...


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Do You Have Runner’s Knee? Learn the Symptoms—and Solutions

Runner's knee is pain around the knee—whether you run or not. Learn the symptoms, treatments, and how to...


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Abduction vs. Adduction: You’ll Get a Better Workout If You Know the Difference

Knowing the difference between abduction vs. adduction exercises can help you work out smarter and better protect your joints from...


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6 Pilates Moves for a Stronger Core

Work your way to a stronger core with these top Pilates moves curated by a Pilates trainer. The...

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6 Ways Pilates May Help You Lose Weight

Pilates includes low-impact exercises and small movements that focus on the core. Here's how the practice can help you slim...


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8 Ways Pilates Benefits Your Body

Whether you're looking for a stronger core, better balance, or a calmer mind, Pilates can answer your needs.


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4 Hamstring Exercises You Can Do at Home

You don't need a gym membership to work your hamstrings. You can easily do these hamstring exercises at home.


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4 Calf Stretches Everyone Needs

If you're feeling tightness in your lower body or pain in your feet or knees, it may be time to...


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8 At-Home Exercises to Lose Belly Fat

You can't spot treat belly fat, but the right workout can help you trim your middle. This HIIT workout...


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Improve Your Posture with These Rounded Shoulder Exercises

Sitting at a computer all day can round your shoulders and slump your back. Fix your posture and straighten...