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K. Aleisha Fetters

Health Writer

Aleisha is a Chicago-based certified strength and conditioning specialist who uses her background in research and communication to help people empower themselves through smart strength training. Other than HealthCentral, Aleisha contributes to publications including Time, Women’s Health, Men’s Health, Runner’s World, SELF, and U.S. News & World Report. She is the co-author of The Woman’s Guide to Strength Training. She can usually be spotted in workout clothes and/or eating.

Latest by K. Aleisha Fetters

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10 Ways to Build Strength After Lung Cancer Surgery

These gentle, effective exercises will help you rebuild strength, endurance, and energy after your lung cancer procedure.

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Your Sore Joints Will Love This Water Workout

Living with psoriatic arthritis or another achy-joint condition? These pool moves will help you boost strength and stay fit.

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Lifestyle

9 Proven Ways Exercise Can Help Manage MS

Staying active can start a positive-feedback loop: Fewer symptoms of multiple sclerosis mean more opportunity to do all the things you love to do.

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Fitness

5 Best Exercises for Joint Pain

Joint pain can get in the way of people with rheumatologic conditions being able to move around and live normally. The simple exercises described by physical therapists here can be the key to getting relief – and back in the game.

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Lifestyle

10 Best Strength Exercises for MS

Ready to work it?! Adding a few strength-training moves to your daily routine gives you a powerful way to help manage the physical symptoms of multiple sclerosis.

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Staying Active

4 Do's and 4 Don'ts of Exercising With Psoriatic Arthritis

Movement can help ease psoriatic arthritis symptoms—if you follow these guidelines.