Exercise

Exercise is a key component to having a long and healthy life. Look at how your body responds to exercise and learn about specific exercises for different areas of the body.

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Take the right steps before you begin walking for fitness. Before you start any exercise routine it is important to assess your overall health. This article explains how to assess your health, find your target heart rate, and more.

By Tommy Boone

Learning how to racewalk can boost your overall fitness. Racewalking is beneficial because it involves a higher rate of muscle activity than jogging alone. This articles discusses the advantages of racewalking, proper form and technique, and safety.

By Tommy Boone

From hamstrings to quadriceps, well-developed leg muscles are important for total body fitness. Learn how to do 22 different leg exercises safely with these instructions.

By Lottie Olson

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Doing total body stretches properly before a workout helps avoid injury. Learn how to do simple stretches with our exercise instructions and photos.

By Lottie Olson

Total body warm-up exercises prepare your body for any type of workout. Learn how to do several warm-up exercises using our illustrated instructions.

By Lottie Olson

Back strengthening exercises define back muscles and help prevent back injury. Develop a stronger back with these exercise instructions and photos.

By Lottie Olson

Try these biceps exercises to tone and strengthen your upper arms. This article has step-by-step directions and helpful photos for each exercise.

By Lottie Olson

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Chest exercises like the press and fly build and tone your chest muscles. Learn how to do several chest exercises with these illustrated directions.

By Lottie Olson

Triceps exercises strengthen and tone the muscles in the back of the upper arms. Get step-by-step directions and photos for several triceps exercises.

By Lottie Olson

Strengthen your core with these abdominal and lower back exercises. Our illustrated instructions guide you through each exercise, step by step.

By Lottie Olson

Glutes exercises strengthen and tone your glutes, or butt. These illustrated instructions show you how to do several glutes exercises.

By Lottie Olson

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Try these shoulder exercises to tone and strengthen your shoulders. This article has step-by-step directions and helpful photos for each exercise.

By Lottie Olson

Regular physical activity can improve heart health, strength, and endurance. Explore the many other mental and physical benefits of exercise.

By Adrienne Forman