Fitness & Exercise

Trending workouts and tips for fitness and exercise, including cardio, HIIT, yoga, group fitness, meditation, and more, to help you lead your healthiest life while living with a chronic condition.

Quicken Your Pace for Longer Life

Walking at an average or fast pace is associated with a reduced risk of all-cause mortality as well as of cardiovascular disease.

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New Findings on Exercise and Dementia

Results of the Dementia and Physical Activity (DAPA) trial, a randomized, controlled study conducted in the United Kingdom, suggest that moderate- to high-intensity aerobic and strength training doesn’t slow cognitive decline and may worsen symptoms ...

By Diane Domina

Swimming and Water Exercise: Great for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Swimming can be a great way to move, but if you’re not a swimmer, there are other ways to move in water. Water walking, water aerobics, hot tub stretching, and other forms of aquatic exercise can reduce pain in your joints and help you strengthen you...

By Christine Miller

How Much Do You Know About Gout And Exercise?

Before your next gym date, swim session, or neighborhood walk, here’s what you need to know about your gout (hyperuricemia) and exercise. Gout is caused by high levels of uric acid in the blood. Our update is from gout expert James O’Dell, M.D., vice ...

By Stephanie Stephens

Gifts From the Heart For the Heart

When mom has heart problems, you don’t want to give her a gift that could further harm her. These heart-healthy gifts will not only show you care, but they could even improve her heart health.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

How One Woman With MS Ran 7 Marathons on 7 Continents in One Year

Cheryl Hile, 43, has run 44 of her 57 marathons while living with MS. She lives by a mantra that everyone should: “I will do what I can and I will never give up.”

By Stephanie Stephens

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