Learn ways to get and stay physically fit

Physical activity helps improve your cholesterol, lowers blood pressure and strengthens bones and muscles, prevents heart disease and gives you more energy. Being active and moving more is also good for your mental health and an important way for you and your family to have some fun and connect with others, too. Remember to increase your activity level gradually and check with your provider if you have any health concerns.

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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.

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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.

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Yoga therapy: Relieve pain, manage stress

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Screen time and body weight — is there a connection?

If you're looking to make the most of your time at home — and prevent obesity — consider unplugging screens and reconnecting with your family. These tips will help you get started.

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Exercise daily and raise a family? Really?

Are you busy raising a family and not finding the time to exercise daily? You're not alone. Here's a few helpful tips for fitting in your workouts.

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Everyone has heard the saying "No pain, no gain." If you're training for race, chances are you've felt some pain. Here's how to keep working toward your goal.

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Walking for fitness

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