Exercise

Exercise is essential in maintaining optimal health. Learn more about workout plans, the benefits of exercise and staying in shape.

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9 Best Exercise Bikes to Stay Active Year-Round

You can stay fit year-round with indoor cycling. Here are the best exercise bikes, including spin and recumbent bikes, to use at home.

10 Best Small Treadmills for Your Home or Apartment

Get your steps in while staying safe at home with the best compact and foldable treadmill options that are geared...


8 Best Bike Shorts for Women

Learn what to look for when shopping for bike shorts, then follow this guide to choose the perfect pair for...


The 9 Best Home Rowing Machines at Every Price Point

Here's how to choose the best rowing machine for your fitness goals and budget.


Shin Splints: Why They Happen and How to Avoid Them

Do your shins ache? It may be shin splints. Here are the symptoms, treatments, and ways to prevent this painful...


Peloton Has Recalled 2.2 Million Bikes Due to Safety Concerns

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has advised consumers to stop using a certain Peloton bike immediately.

These Are the 3 Most Common Dog-Walking Injuries, New Johns Hopkins Study Says

Watch your step—navigate the most common dog-walking injuries to ensure safe and enjoyable walks with your canine.


Vets Share Their 5 Best Tips for Safer Dog Walks—and 5 Things Never to Do

New research says more than 20,000 people each year seek treatment for dog-walking injuries. To keep both you and...


How to Do Laugh Yoga

Yoga can stretch you out, strengthen your body, and soothe your mind––but science says that adding in some silliness...


I Walked Everywhere I Needed to Go for a Week—Here’s What Happened

No longer living in a walkable city, a writer ventured out in her tiny hamlet to see if walking everywhere...

Is It Safe for Your Dog to Run (or Bike) With You? Here’s the Farthest Experts Say You Should Go

The Chief Veterinary Officer of the American Kennel Club, and other veterinarians who love exercise!, list exercise rules to help...


The 12 Absolute Best Commuter Bikes & E-Bikes for Getting Around in 2023, from Industry Experts...

From stylish e-bikes, to foldables and hybrids: Bike pros hooked us up! Say goodbye to your car and hello to...


5 Healthy Reasons to Bike Instead of Drive, According to Experts

According to US Census data, the average work commute is around 27 minutes—time you could spend decompressing with a little joy ride to...


7 Health Benefits of Taking Your Walk Outside

If taking a walk around the block always seems to clear your head, that's no coincidence. Here's how walking...


The Top 8 Walking Mistakes Orthopedic Doctors Say People Make

Hello, springtime walks! Except, not so fast: Orthopedic experts say some common walking mistakes can lead to injury. Plus, four...

4 Yoga Poses To Strengthen the Pelvic Floor Muscles, From a Doctor of Physical Therapy

A trainer to yoga teachers says some blissfully gentle moves can fortify the pelvic floor—an essential spot for strength...


The 5 Most Common Exercise Injuries, According to Data

Experts say exercising is arguably the best commitment you can make for your health—but new research suggests these are...


Cardiologists Recommend 3 Gentle Exercises for a Healthier Heart

Aerobic exercise is called "cardio" for a reason—but heart doctors say it's not the only way to make your...


What Is the 12-3-30 Workout? What to Know About This Viral Trend

This straightforward but vigorous walking exercise can help with heart health and weight management, if done correctly.


The 5 Best Gentle Exercises for Flexibility

Flexibility could actually prevent falls and help you live longer. Here are five flexibility exercises, plus how long...


7 Gentle Exercises to Tone Your Lower Body

You mean you can do these and see real effects? Yes, we do—and yes, there is a Jane...


7 Gentle Exercises for Lower Back Pain

Data suggests 23% of the population experiences back pain, which can feel like it will never get better....


5 Gentle Exercises That Are Best-Kept Secrets for a Stronger Core

We pinky-swear: they're really gentle, and they really work! Physical therapy doctors (and one world champion powerlifter) promise some of the most...


Mental Health and Fitness: A Formerly Overweight Trainer’s #1 Non-Weight-Loss Reason to Exercise

This Washington, D.C. trainer was once out of work and overweight. Today, he says, "not every day in the

Here’s How Exercise Reduces Stress: The 9 Best Moves That Brighten Your Mood

Lady Gaga's personal trainer, along with a heart doctor who specializes in stress research, list their most recommended exercises to...


The Best Exercises for Your Liver, According to a Liver Doctor

Hepatology doctors say exercise has the potential to help repair a liver that's been overburdened. A personal trainer lists the moves...


Here’s How Much Exercise You Need to Counteract Sitting All Day, Says Study

Glued to your desk all day? We can relate. Studies show that just this much movement can help keep your...


8 Common Workout Mistakes You Might Be Making

Fitness pros who work with lots of clients say these common workout mistakes can be your first clues that you're...


Epidemiologists’ Top 12 Gym Hygiene Rules Since the Pandemic

Gyms are prime territory for germs to spread, and not all post-COVID gym hygiene practices actually help prevent germs.


One Major Effect Walking Has on Your Dementia Risk, Says Research

A recent study confirms that a daily walk outside can do your brain a whole lot of good.