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By Willow Jarosh, R.D., and Stephanie Clarke, R.D. Q: My doctor suggested I try to lose at least 30 pounds with diet/exercise before trying medication for my high blood pressure. That...

By Michael Scholtz, M.A., Exercise Physiologist Let’s be honest: Weight loss is often the main motivation for many people on pretty much any diet or fitness plan. And, for the most...

By Michelle Kennedy If you’re a gardener, you already know that the required digging, squatting and heaving can leave your muscles good and sore. But if you add in a few...

By Michelle Kennedy Doesn’t matter if you studied ballet all through college or just like to cut a rug (badly) in the living room—dancing is fun, it’s liberating and it’s a...

By Michelle Kennedy No matter where in the U.S. you live right now, it’s hot! But just because you’re sweating doesn’t mean your heart’s getting the workout it needs. So when...

Take a step back in time and revisit the days of step aerobics. Look around your house for a step that suits your fitness level: a foot rest, the first...

Go ahead and have a slice of (turkey) bacon with your eggs at breakfast in exchange for higher-fat items later in the day. This simple switch, as part of a...

By Michelle Kennedy Usually the first things that come to mind when you think about aerobic exercise (besides Jane Fonda) are running, biking, swimming. But there are a lot of moves...

By Michelle Kennedy Take your workout to new heights, literally! Doing stairs is a great way to get your thigh muscles engaged while giving your heart a whole new challenge. Because...

By Janis Jibrin, M.S., R.D. If you have coronary heart disease (CHD) in which the arteries leading to the heart have narrowed, another form of heart disease, or have had a...

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