Fitness

Yoga is one of the few stress-relief tools that has a positive effect on all the body systems involved.
Walking is easy because you can do it almost anywhere and at any time. It also offers a range of health benefits.
A proven way to improve your health is finding -- or making -- the time to exercise. But just going through the motions won't give you the health benefits you want.
The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Sports Medicine now say that strength training is fine for kids, as long as they are supervised and don't try to lift too much weight.
Misconceptions about weight training -- often based on unfounded fears of becoming too muscular -- can keep women from pushing their fitness levels.
While it's true that stretching won't strengthen your heart or flatten your stomach, it can help you reach those goals more efficiently.
Yoga is a series of stretches and poses that you do with breathing techniques. It offers the powerful benefits of exercise. And since yoga is gentle, almost anyone can do it, regardless of your age or fitness level.
With a sailboat, canoe, kayak, windsurfing outfit or pair of water skis, you can explore a whole new world of activities. Once you've embraced proper training and safety, you'll get a fine, fun workout.
Cold weather doesn't have to put a freeze on your outdoor exercise program. If you take precautions, you can still work out when the weather turns chilly.
It may not be always possible to avoid injury when playing sports, especially physical contact sports, but participants can help protect themselves by properly preparing before and after a game or practice session by warming up muscles and then stretching.
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