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Exercise for health

Exercises that may help reduce or prevent low back pain include: Aerobic exercise, to condition your heart and other muscles, maintain health, and speed recovery. Strengthening exercises, focusing on your back, stomach, and leg muscles. Stretching exercises, to keep your … Read more

Barriers to fitness: Overcoming common problems

Barriers to fitness: Overcoming common problems

If you don’t include physical activity in your daily routine, what’s stopping you? Consider common barriers to fitness — and practical strategies for keeping your exercise program on track. Sticking to a regular exercise schedule isn’t easy. After all, there … Read more

Can yoga help me lose weight?

There hasn’t been a great deal of research on yoga for weight loss. In general, though, physical activity is better for preventing weight gain than it is for promoting weight loss, and it appears this also applies to yoga. Most … Read more