Exercise

Designing an Exercise Program

To improve your heart and lung fitness, aim for 30 to 60 minutes of aerobic exercise three to four times a week.

Exercise Goals for Healthy Living

You know it's important to stay active but still find yourself falling back on old habits. What can you do? Planning for exercise isn't hard if you make it a priority.

Exercise: Before Starting an Exercise Program

It is always important to talk with your doctor before starting an exercise program, particularly if you have certain health conditions.

How and Why to Keep a Training Log

A training log helps you organize and save information about your exercise routine so you can work toward your important goals.

Move to the Music: Dancing as Exercise

The benefits of dancing go well beyond heart health and physical fitness. Dancing, especially group dance activities, provides opportunities for people of all ages to be socially and mentally engaged, as well.

Risks of Physical Inactivity

Lack of physical activity has clearly been shown to be a risk factor for cardiovascular disease.

Strength Training Myths

Taking time each week to build your strength can help you live a more healthy and independent life. Read on to dispel myths and to get the facts about strength training.

The No-Excuse 30-Minute Workout

Got half an hour? Then you have time to boost your heart health and manage your weight.

Walking Works for Everyone

Walking is easy because you can do it almost anywhere and at any time. It also offers a range of health benefits.

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