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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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

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

Arlene Wellemeyer finds pain relief, balance through yoga

Arlene’s retirement was far from stress-free. Thanks to private and group yoga classes, she learned how to manage her pain and bring balance to her body and life.

August 19, 2022

How to avoid winter slips and falls

Midwest winters can be beautiful, but ice and snow increase your risk of falling. Follow these tips to keep upright and avoid injury.

Brittni Lair PA By Brittni Lair January 6, 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

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

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.

Anne Harguth RD By Anne Harguth May 18, 2021