Exercise and Fitness

Exercise and Fitness
Healthy Aging
Heart Health
Hypertension and Stroke
Pain Management
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Leg pain when you walk? Don’t ignore it

Walking is often touted as a perfect exercise to improve multiple aspects of health. But what if walking causes leg pain? Many people shrug off leg pain when they walk as a normal part of aging. In some cases, though, it’s the sign of peripheral artery disease (PAD), which can put heart and brain health […]

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Exercise and Fitness
Health
Men's Health
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Women's Health

Simple ways to wake up your workout

Going to the gym regularly seems to be an exceptional act. Three 45-minute workouts are just a tick under the federal government’s recommendation of 150 weekly minutes of moderate activity. Yet according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than three-quarters of United States adults don’t reach that threshold. But let’s say you’ve […]

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Diet and Weight Loss
Exercise and Fitness
Men's Health
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Women's Health
Workplace health

Do employee wellness programs actually work?

It seems like a question that’s not worth asking. If you offer employees wellness programs such as fitness centers, nutrition counselling, and stress reduction, and you charge little or nothing — or even offer financial incentives — surely it will improve the participants’ health. And surely the employer would see a return for investing in […]

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