Exercise & Fitness

Routines

5 Pilates Moves You Can Do from a Chair

Don’t be intimidated by Pilates! Get the core-strengthening benefits with these easy beginner moves that you can do at home or in the office.

Routines

No Time to Exercise? This Five-Minute Routine Makes a Difference

Finding the time for exercise can be challenging. But even 5 minutes a day can lead to noticeable improvements.

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4 Top Fitness Bloggers Solve Your Exercise Dilemmas

Secrets from top fitness bloggers Jen Widerstrom, Kathy Smith, Cary Williams and Vince Sant to help you reach your fitness goals.

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Tension Tamers for Lower, Middle and Upper Back

The stresses of daily life too-often take a toll on our backs. For relief, try these simple exercises for lower, middle or upper back. And relax!

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4 Easy Ways to Improve Your Balance

A fall can be deadly—especially for older adults. To avoid this danger, sneak these easy balance-building moves into your daily activities.

Exercise & Fitness

Secrets for Staying Injury-Free when You Exercise or Play a Sport

A top exercise physiologist shares how he’s stayed injury free even after 60+ marathons, 25+ triathlons, even ultramarathons.

Walking

Walking for Exercise? Here’s How to Find the Right Intensity

Walking is one of the best aerobic exercises you can do—especially if it’s at the right intensity. Here’s an easy way to check yourself…

Routines

10 Moves to Prevent Knee, Hip and Joint Pain

Think creaky knees, achy backs and squeaky hips are inevitable? Targeted strengthening and stretching can keep your joints young.

Routines

Move Your Trunk for Better Health

Few daily activities or exercises move your trunk. These will boost circulation, improve posture, increase flexibility—you’ll even breathe better!

Exercise & Fitness

The Surprising Way to Get More from Your Exercise

We all want to maximize the health benefits we get from our exercise. Research shows that group classes can offer that extra boost. Here’s how…

Exercise & Fitness

Is This Food Additive Turning You into a Couch Potato?

We all know exercise is good for us. New research sheds surprising light on why some of us can’t make ourselves do it…and how to get yourself moving…

Common Threads

On Getting Strong(er)

What to do when you’re tired of complaining? Set a goal for change. Join Bottom Line CEO Sarah Hiner on her quest toward greater strength.

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How to Use Music to Maximize Your Workout

The right music can help you exercise longer and harder than you thought you could…and you’ll enjoy it more to boot.

Exercise & Fitness

Best Exercise to Prevent Falls: Tai Chi

Tai Ji Quan: Movement for Better Balance (TJQMBB) reduces falls in seniors better than aerobic, strength and flexibility exercises.

Yoga

How to Make Yoga Safe for Every Body

If you’d like to try yoga but have arthritis, osteoporosis or cancer, you can do it safely with the right modifications and teacher. Read on…