Exercise & Fitness

Strength Training

Full-Body Muscle Workout with Resistance Bands

This resistance band circuit works every muscle in your body. The bands cost less than $20 and store easily in a drawer—or a suitcase for vacation.

Walking

Hiking Doesn’t Need to Stop Because It’s Winter: What You Need to Know

Safe winter hiking requires some additional equipment and planning and some deft strategies. Here are some of the best.

Exercise Equipment

Great Bicycles That Won’t Break the Bank

You don’t have to pay top dollar for bikes that are great for riders ranging from a novice to a more sophisticated biker.

Exercise Equipment

The Best Home Gym Equipment Now

We answer the key questions on how to choose home gym equipment that suits you and that you can afford.

Yoga

Health Benefits of Restorative Yoga

The deep relaxation of restorative yoga is improves sleep, mood and is especially good for health conditions made worse by stress. Learn more here.

Exercise Equipment

Vroom! Cutting-Edge Athletic Shoes to Up Your Performance

Run faster, improve balance and stability when cross-training or off-road running…plus picks for walking and biking. Your feet are worth it!

Routines

Too Busy to Exercise? Fidget-cisers Can Help Anytime, Anywhere

You can improve fitness and muscle tone in the midst of activities you’re already doing—whether at your desk, in your kitchen or in line at the store.

Strength Training

Strength Training After 50: Six Simple Exercises to Get Started

Description (150 characters): If you work up a sweat with cardio, don’t assume you’re getting all the exercise you need. Here are six essential simple strength-training moves...

Exercise & Fitness

It’s Time to Get Back on a Bike—Electric Models and Three-Wheelers Make It Easier for Everyone

Even if you haven’t been on a bike in years, it’s a great way to exercise—especially with popular electric-powered models and three-wheelers. Read on…

Exercise & Fitness

8 Simple Techniques for Improving your Posture

Change your posture—and your outlook on life by using mindfulness techniques

Exercise & Fitness

Simple Steps to Setting Your Cycling Goals

Now that you’re ready to get pedaling, it’s important to set some goals for your cycling workouts. Whether you’re using…

Exercise & Fitness

Three Top Foam Roller Exercises

Three top foam roller exercises ease your biggest points of pain and stiffness in quads, lats and butt.

Exercise Equipment

Work Out Wear To Make Your Workout Work Better

Best fabrics and fits for running, skiing, spinning, or strength training

Aging for Beginners

I’ve Grown Accustomed to Your Mace: How to Get Out of Your Exercise Rut

There are many fascinating ways to stay fit beyond the treadmill. Search and you’ll find an ancient mace, gorilla bells, hula hoops and more.

Exercise & Fitness

Winter Inactivity Leads to Fast Weight Gain, Muscle Loss

Cold-weather couch potatoes, listen up! New research shows that winter inactivity leads to quick muscle loss—and even more dangers for older adults…