Core Exercises for Strength and Stability

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If your core is not strong, it can limit your balance and stability as well as impede your ability to perform daily functions and perform at your peak level of fitness.

5 Beginner Goals for Resistance Training

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To get the most out of your resistance training sessions, having your goals in mind can help you decide where to focus your efforts. This is because your body adapts to and becomes more efficient at the exercises you do.

The Importance of Resistance Training with Sample Workout

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The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommend 150 minutes a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity, such as walking. They also recommend at least 2 days a week of muscle-strengthening activity that make your muscles work harder.

How to Count Steps Without a Pedometer, Watch, or Phone

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Want to count your steps, but don’t have a pedometer, watch, or phone? Having a step count goal can be a great motivator to go just a little further. So, don’t stress if you don’t have a device, or forgot to set yours. Here are some simple ways to count your steps.

What to Wear in Hot Weather

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Clothes for Hot Weather What clothes should you wear in the hot weather? Consider this… When you’re active in the heat, your core body temperature increases, and your body needs to send oxygen-rich blood to both your heart to keep it moving and your skin to cool it down. This can put more stress on […]

Recommended Steps per Day by Age

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Tracking how many steps we walk each can be a great motivator. Having a number, like 10,000 steps a day can help us act on moving more throughout our day, and during intentional bouts of physical activity. Still, this number can sometimes seem daunting. So, what does the science say? Are there health benefits below 10,000 steps?

How to Choose Walking Shoes

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One of the benefits of walking is that it doesn’t require a big budget, but investing in a good pair of walking shoes is key. Here are some tips to help you get the best fit.

How Fast is a Brisk Walk?

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Taking a brisk walk is an often-recommended form of physical activity for getting and staying in shape. Yet, have you ever wondered, “Exactly how fast is a brisk walk?” “How fast do I need to travel to reap health benefits?”

4 Fall Prevention Strategies

4 fall prevention strategies

Falls don’t have to be inevitable as you age! Fall prevention can help all of us, and especially older adults, who may begin to restrict their activity due to fear of falling or an experience with an injury or fall.