Fitness & Exercise Topics

Physical activity can help you prevent chronic disease, manage your weight, and stay mentally fit.

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Activity Quiz

Ready to start exercising, but don't know where to start? This quiz can get you off on the right foot.

And You Thought Smoking Was Bad for Your Health

Okay, so smoking is still just about the worst thing you can do for your health. But there's a dangerous runner-up in town. Find out what it is and what you can do about it.

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Answers to Your Questions About Arthritis and Exercise

People with arthritis can improve their health and fitness through exercise without damaging their joints.

Are You Sure You Don't Have Time for Yoga?

Okay, hitting the yoga studio after work ain’t easy. But something called office yoga is catching on; and it’s exactly what it sounds like. Try this pose at your desk - and just ignore the weird look you’re getting from Sam over in accounting.

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Athletic Shoes: Lace Them to Fit

Simply lacing your shoes or sneakers properly, along with choosing a shoe that fits your foot correctly, can add comfort to your stride and prevent foot injuries.

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Biking Your Way to Better Health

Riding a bicycle can be an excellent fitness activity. Cyclists can burn 400 to 700 calories an hour when they're pedaling at a good pace.

Calorie Burn Rate Calculator

The more active you are, the more calories you burn. Running or jogging, for instance, burns more calories than bowling.

Calorie Burn Rate Tool

The tool will provide you with an estimate of how many calories you will burn for the activities listed.

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Conditioning Strategies for Peak Athletic Performance

Invest some time at the gym to get your muscles in peak condition.

Cycling Quiz

You’ve been vowing to get more exercise, so why not pump up the tires and head out on your bike? Better yet, get the family out with you, and everyone benefits.