Exercise & De-stress Top Stories

Advice from the experts on how to lower your stress, get in shape and feel energized.

Is a Fitness Challenge Right for You?

By Ginny McReynolds, Next Avenue | Exercise & De-stress

If you're tired of your usual exercise, try switching things up

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7 Surprising, Immediate Benefits of Exercise

By Sara Schwartz | Exercise & De-stress

Just two weeks of moderate exercise can improve your mood, blood pressure, metabolism, and more!

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5 Easiest, Most Effective Exercises to Do at Home

By Sara Schwartz | Exercise & De-stress

The least intimidating, most effective moves for people who hate working out

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9 Easy Fitness Tests to Tell If You're in Good Shape

By Sara Schwartz | Exercise & De-stress

To figure out your fitness level, see if you can complete the following exercises.

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8 Best Stretches If You're 50+

By Ellen Breslau | Exercise & De-stress

As you age, stretching regularly can improve your body's range of motion, relieve stress, and make you feel better overall.

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5 Ways to Burn More Calories on Your Walk

By Ellen Breslau | Exercise & De-stress

These simple add-ons can help you tone up and lose weight with every step.

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7 Best Stretches for Neck and Back Pain

By Andrea Atkins | Exercise & De-stress

More and more people are feeling the results of sitting all day: back pain, shoulder pain, and overall achiness. Stretching can help.

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6 Things No One Tells You About Getting in Shape

By Linda Melone, CSCS, Next Avenue | Exercise & De-stress

Don't let incorrect assumptions about exercise trip you up

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The #1 Exercise That Could Prevent Falls

By Kristen Sturt | Exercise & De-stress

A new study suggests that swimming reduces your risk of dangerous in-home falls by improving balance and strength.

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8 Biggest Excuses That Kill Your Motivation to Exercise...

By Jackie Dishner | Exercise & De-stress

...and the easy 10-minute tips that will help you get started.

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