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Exercise and Fitness
Warm weather encouraging athletes to hit the streets earlier this year.
A water-based exercise class designed to promote healthy living, weight loss, pain management, and strength and conditioning in a setting that reduces stress on a person’s joints and body.
Mayo Clinic Mile at Five Lakes Centre encourages area residents to walk at the mall and earn perks based on completed miles.
Warm weather is a perfect motivator to get outside and move around. But when summer goes from warm to hot, exercising could be risky — unless you’re prepared with these tips.
Movement. It seems like the simplest thing in the world. Our bodies are designed to run, jump and manipulate objects. But how often do we use our bodies at their full potential?
Whether you’re starting a new exercise program, trying to eat healthier or find some time for yourself, setting a SMART goal positions you for success.
Many gyms and fitness facilities likely are closed due to social distancing requirements. However, staying active is important not only for your body, but for your mind. Here are three 15-minute workouts you can do at home.
Working out can increase your health and fitness, but getting to the gym can be difficult. Start your home gym with these five inexpensive pieces of gear.
Learn how to strengthen your core — abdominal, pelvic, diaphragm and back muscles — to help prevent back pain.
Walking is a gentle, low-impact cardio exercise that can ease you into a higher level of fitness and health. Learn how walking can benefit you, and get five tips to get started.
Running is one of the world's most popular sports, hobbies and ways of staying fit. But it can lead to the occasional injury. Get tips from a physical therapist for a successful run.
Are you interested in competing in a summer race event? Make sure you are taking the necessary precautions to properly train and prepare your body for the physiological demands of a race.
Do you find it difficult to exercise because of reduced mobility, pain or balance issues? Aquatic exercise is a fun, effective way to focus on fitness in a gravity-reduced environment. Here are five things you need to know before you begin.
Don't let back pain slow you down. Learn how to stretch and strengthen your back properly to keep you moving.
Have you ever considered how much time you or your family members spend on a screen? Too much time can become a problem. Learn 5 reasons that slimming your screen time is good for your health.