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20

May

What is moderate aerobic exercise?: 13 easy, enjoyable activities for better healthExperts say we should get 150 minutes of moderate aerobic exercise per week for significant health benefits. Here’s how to do it without even realizing it.

What is moderate aerobic exercise?: 13 easy, enjoyable activities for better health
Experts say we should get 150 minutes of moderate aerobic exercise per week for significant health benefits. Here’s how to do it without even realizing it.

03

Apr

Young adults take note: Exercising now may improve brain function laterA new study shows that exercising in young adulthood may benefit verbal memory, psychomotor skills, and higher thinking skills 25 years down the road.

Young adults take note: Exercising now may improve brain function later
A new study shows that exercising in young adulthood may benefit verbal memory, psychomotor skills, and higher thinking skills 25 years down the road.

17

Mar

How many calories does housework burn?

12

Mar

Does the road to health really take 10,000 steps a day?It’s possible to meet the CDC’s 150 minutes of moderate activity a week in about 7,000 to 8,000 steps, but a little extra won’t hurt you.

Does the road to health really take 10,000 steps a day?
It’s possible to meet the CDC’s 150 minutes of moderate activity a week in about 7,000 to 8,000 steps, but a little extra won’t hurt you.

09

Mar

Lifelong exercise keeps octogenarians fitStudy has shown that 80-year-olds who engage in lifelong endurance exercise prove to have the average aerobic capacity of 40-year-olds.

Lifelong exercise keeps octogenarians fit
Study has shown that 80-year-olds who engage in lifelong endurance exercise prove to have the average aerobic capacity of 40-year-olds.

20

Feb

Have the Olympics inspired your inner athlete? Be careful out thereA physical rehab doctor offers his advice on how novice athletes can lessen the risk of injury and stay committed to exercise routines.

Have the Olympics inspired your inner athlete? Be careful out there
A physical rehab doctor offers his advice on how novice athletes can lessen the risk of injury and stay committed to exercise routines.

06

Feb

Working out can lessen your stress and increase your happiness. It’s just a matter of brain chemistry.

27

Dec

The best workouts for your body shapeMake the most of your gym time by exercising with your body shape in mind. Here’s how to find your best fit.

The best workouts for your body shape
Make the most of your gym time by exercising with your body shape in mind. Here’s how to find your best fit.

15

Nov

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19

Oct

Exercise may protect your sense of smellIt’s not clear how exercising may protect a person’s smelling ability, but one possible explanation could be that exercise improves brain function.

Exercise may protect your sense of smell
It’s not clear how exercising may protect a person’s smelling ability, but one possible explanation could be that exercise improves brain function.