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Keeping Kids Active When Summer Ends
When it's summertime, kids tend to spend their days playing outside or splashing around at the pool. And all that activity is a good thing. But how can you help keep your kid's activity level up when school starts again?
Why Teen Girls Need to Exercise
If you needed another reason to get your teen daughter to drop the phone and get off the couch, here it is.
Alternative Forms of Exercise
There are tons of fun ways to get in shape that will make you want to sweat.  Check out these fresh alternative forms of exercise that are sure to take you by surprise. 
The More Exercise, The Better For Older Women
For most people, slimming down can lower the risk for many conditions. But, for postmenopausal women, maintaining a healthy weight may be especially important.
What Pumping Iron Could Do for Men's Bones
For men, losing some bone mass as they age is natural. But that doesn't necessarily mean they can't slow it down — and possibly reduce their risk for conditions like osteoporosis in the process.
Procedure May Help Older Athletes Get Back in the Game
It can be easy to assume that aging means the end of exercise — especially when an injury is involved. But one surgery may help some older athletes get back in the game.
8 Tips for Beginning Yogis
Yoga is the poster child for inner peace but the practice also offers a number of challenging poses that can greatly improve your physical health.  Whatever the reason you decided to try yoga, be glad you did. Yoga not only feels great, it's great for you. And it may even help improve your mental and physical well being — on and off the mat.  
Tennis Health Benefits
A little time on the court can be a great way to stay in shape while having fun. According to The Better Health Channel, running up and down the clay during a game of tennis can keep you physically, mentally and socially fit.
5 Lifestyle Factors Linked to Less Heart Failure
Your day-to-day activities just may halve your risk for heart failure.
Running Safety Tips
Running is a great way to stay in shape. It helps build strong bones, increases endurance, strengthens muscles and may help you maintain a healthy weight.