Fitness

Fitness is essential in maintaining optimal health. Brush up on the benefits of moving more, and find inspiration to take part in physical activity at any age.

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The Cycling Revolution

Most big cities have plans to expand their bike-lane networks.  Montreal has progressive cycling policies: In June 2008, the city...


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Hit the Road

Walking is the exercise of choice for many dieters. No wonder: you don’t need a gym membership and you can...


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Burn Calories Without Trying

Are you commitment phobic? If you can't bring yourself to sign that gym membership or enroll in a class try...


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Pump Up Your Arms

If you’re not into pumping iron you can sneak some arm-strengthening moves into your daily routine the old-fashioned way: bake...


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Stretching After Working Out

After your workout, stretch all the muscles you’ve used. If you run, for example, be sure to stretch out the...


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Exercise and Save Money

If the health benefits and the rosy glow exercise gives you aren't enough to get you going, maybe the financial...


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Fitting in Fitness

Do you find any and every excuse not to exercise? Would you rather do anything else—even sort your socks or...


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How to Get Fit and Stay Fit

Stick to your New Year's resolution to get fit by being prepared. Before you jump into an exercise program, brush...

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Yoga FAQs Answered

Yoga has become established as a popular form of exercise over the past few decades, but some people still equate...


Get on the Ball!

You only need one piece of equipment to work out in the comfort of your home. A balance ball is...


Your Daily Toning Program

Looking to get in shape for summer? Using these exercises, you can improve your muscle tone, strength, and overall health.


Shape Up!

Looking to tone-up for swimsuit season? Here's your chance! Try a few of these easy, at-home workouts every day and...


The Sun Salutation Yoga Routine

A series of 12 graceful, flowing postures, the sun salutation is regarded as the core of yoga practice. Use this...


Exercising as a Diabetic

Getting active trims fat from your body and helps you tip the scales in the right direction-two key ways to...


Using Exercise to Improve Your Mental Health

Many of the same health problems that lead to heart disease - high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes - also...