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The "Fast and Furious" Workout: A HealthCentral Review

“My goal isn’t to kill you; it’s for you to kill yourself.” – Shaun T Infomercials could be the death of me. Everything looks absolutely amazing. It doesn’t matter if it’s RonCo’s Showtime Rotisserie Oven (“Set it and forget it”) or some other gadget ...

By Chris Regal
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Smart Ways to Exercise During Cancer and Chemo Treatments

A cancer diagnosis doesn't mean you have to give up exercise. If you have the energy, here's how excercising during treatment can help you feel better.

By Stephanie Stephens
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The Best Workouts With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Whether your RA is moderate or severe, there is a workout option out there for you — and we had our expert RA writers try them, first-hand, just to prove it.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.
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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.

By K. Aleisha Fetters
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Workout Motivation: You’ll Boost Your IQ, Too

Exercise is good for your body—it’s a no-brainer, right? And speaking of brains, yours reaps the benefits of that workout too, new research confirms.

By Lara DeSanto
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Should I Exercise When I'm Sick?

Some people believe in sweating out the sickness — but is it safe?

By Stephanie Stephens
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Exercise Like Your Brain Depends on It

There’s a new reason we should all be working out regularly. A recent study found that physical fitness also helps us problem-solve and make smarter decisions.

By Stephanie Stephens
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What People With Bipolar Disorder Need to Know About Exercise

The relationship between working out and bipolar disorder isn’t straightforward. And sometimes, exercise is the opposite of what’s safe. We’ve got the facts on how to keep your body—and mind—as healthy as possible.

By Christine Coppa
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Staying Fit During Chemo: A New Reason to Get Active With Cancer

Dealing with cancer can cause your mood to plummet. And when your body is already pumped with cancer drugs, you may want an alternative to popping a pill to get through the anxiety and depression—especially if you’re older.

By Lara DeSanto
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The Power of Daily Walks for RA

It may seem so basic, but a simple daily walk can make a big difference for your rheumatoid arthritis — physically, mentally, and spiritually.

By Cathy Kramer