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Tips for safe cold-weather training

Training for a spring run starts during the cold winter months. It takes dedication and care. Before you head out, consider these tips to stay safe and warm as you log those miles.

Corey Wencl, L.A.T. By Corey Wencl February 1, 2023

Interval training for heart health

Interval training makes your heart alternate between working hard and recovering. Learn why this style of training has big benefits, and get started with a training plan.

Melinda Hahm By Melinda Hahm January 31, 2023

10 weight training tips for beginners

Weight training isn't just for bodybuilders and athletes — everyone can get the benefits. Get started with these tips to help you build strength, balance and confidence.

Mackenzie Long By Mackenzie Long January 6, 2023

1-2-3 approach to eating fruits and veggies

If your goal is to eat more fruits and veggies, learn how counting to three can help you reach five or more servings a day.

Anne Harguth RD By Anne Harguth December 30, 2022

The 5 elements of fitness

Variety is key to a healthy diet. It turns out, it's also key to a healthy fitness routine. Incorporate these five fitness elements to ensure success.

Nicholas Tschida, L.A.T. By Nicholas Tschida December 29, 2022

Setting SMART goals for success

Whether you're starting a new exercise program, trying to eat healthier or find some time for yourself, setting SMART goals positions you for success.

Joanne Genewick DO By Joanne Genewick December 20, 2022

Winter nights offer fun, fitness, adventure

It gets dark early in winter, but that doesn't mean you have to stay inside. Enjoy frosty evenings and keep active with these ideas.

Aicha Katty NP By Aicha Katty January 3, 2022

5 simple ways to fit a workout into any schedule

Does starting a workout routine seem overwhelming with your busy schedule and long to-do list? Get 5 simple tips for a realistic workout routine.

Alecia Gende DO By Alecia Gende December 23, 2021

Must-have home fitness equipment

It can be challenging to find time in your busy schedule to exercise, and gym memberships can be expensive. This inexpensive gear is all you need to get started conveniently working out at home.

Michael Stiller, M.D. By Michael Stiller December 15, 2021

Healthy holidays: 6 tips for maintaining good habits

The holidays dish up a festive plateful of temptations. These 6 at-home strategies can help you maintain your healthy habits.

Anne Harguth RD By Anne Harguth December 10, 2021

Strategies for safe, successful summer race performance

Summer races are back and in full swing. If one is on your calendar, be sure to take necessary precautions to properly train and prepare your body for the demands of a race.

Andrew Jagim PhD By Andrew Jagim July 1, 2021

Yoga therapy: Relieve pain, manage stress

Yoga is known to improve symptoms from chronic health conditions. Watch a video to learn sitting or standing yoga postures that can relieve muscle tension, reduce pain, increase energy and improve sleep.

June 17, 2021