Exercise & Fitness

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.

Your Personal Mind-Body Coach

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…

Strength Training

Finetune Strength Training for Specific Goals

Already in the gym pumping iron? Make lifting weights doubly effective by tailoring your program with these easy steps.

Exercise & Fitness

The Best Back-Saving Chairs

Between unhealthy sitting all day and tiresome “standing desks,” there’s a middle ground of chairs that can help save your back.

Exercise & Fitness

Sitting Too Long? 7 Really Quick Fitness Breaks

PING. That’s the timer on your smart watch, which you’ve set to go off every hour to remind you to…

Strength Training

The 13-Minute-a-Day Strength Workout

Just one set of these strength training exercises gives you nearly all the benefits of much longer workouts. But you have to do them right. Here's how.

Routines

The Easy Way to Do HIIT: This “Intense” Exercise Doesn’t Have to Be So Hard

High-intensity interval training is faster and more effective than traditional aerobic exercise. But it’s not too hard! Here’s how anyone can do it…

Your Personal Mind-Body Coach

Do You Push Yourself Hard Enough in Your Workout? How to Tell

Use this rating scale as a fast way to get a read on how hard you are pushing yourself throughout all parts of your workout.