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50-Year-Old Muscles Just Can’t Grow Big Like They Used to – the Biology of How Muscles Change With Age

Older people still get valuable health benefits from exercise, including improved strength, physical function and reduced disability

When Working Out Makes You Sick to Your Stomach: What to Know About Exercise-Induced Nausea

When Working Out Makes You Sick to Your Stomach: What to Know About Exercise-Induced Nausea

Exercise-induced nausea is quite common, so why does this happen and how can you prevent it?

Group Exercise May Be Even Better For You Than Solo Workouts – Here’s Why

Group Exercise May Be Even Better For You Than Solo Workouts – Here’s Why

If you've been considering joining an online group class – or been encouraged to by others – here are some research-based reasons why that might be a great idea

Menopausal Weight Gain: Fighting Back With Exercise

A regular, moderately challenging exercise regimen will help you control menopausal weight gain and offer other health benefits from stress relief to better sleep.

Weight-Lifting Myths

Strength training's benefits reach way beyond a toned body. It can help you avoid injury and can fight many effects of aging, such as bone loss and memory loss.

What to Look for in a Personal Trainer

What to Look for in a Personal Trainer

If you've decided you need a personal trainer to help you get fit, these tips can help you find the right personal trainer for your needs.

Dynamic Circuit Training for Weight Loss

Dynamic Circuit Training for Weight Loss

When many people decide they want to lose weight, they typically turn to cardio or aerobic training, but there's another option—circuit training—for those who don't enjoy running on a treadmill or cycling indoors.

The Best Workout to Sculpt Your Butt and Thighs

The Best Workout to Sculpt Your Butt and Thighs

This workout from Cori Ann Lentz at Crunch Fitness uses your own body to create a tight butt, toned thighs and nothing but sleek, toned muscle from your glutes to your ankles.

The Ultimate Abs Workout (No Crunches!)

The Ultimate Abs Workout (No Crunches!)

Sculpt your core with this new, effective circuit workout!

3 Easy Strength-Training Exercises

3 Easy Strength-Training Exercises

Lifting weights is good for people of all ages and is even beneficial for those who have health issues like heart disease or arthritis. Strength training, especially in conjunction with a cardio exercise routine, can boost mood, lower blood pressure, help maintain a healthy weight, increase bone mass and improve the quality of sleep.

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3 Simple Strength Training Exercises

3 Simple Strength Training Exercises

Just a few months of strength (also called resistance) training—at home, in a gym or fitness center—can lower your cholesterol, reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease, help you avoid osteoporosis, decrease arthritic symptoms and build muscle so you remain active and independent for years to come.

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