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10 Rules to Follow for Group Fitness

Don’t be afraid to join a group fitness class—just follow these tips so you can be an instant-pro.

By Jaime Galinsky

The Unspoken Rules at the Gym

Whether you’re running on a treadmill or attending a yoga class, there are a few etiquette things you should know.

By Stephanie Stephens

Staying Fit in Your Golden Years

Eight exercises to maintain cardiovascular fitness and muscle strength.

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

My First Spin Class With Rheumatoid Arthritis

HealthCentral’s RA writer Emil tried an indoor spin class. Find out why the experience surprised him.

By Emil DeAndreis

The Motivation You Need To Hear To Get Fit

Sometimes you just need a little push — or inspiration — to kick-start your fitness journey, or to keep it going.

By Stephanie Stephens

Over-Exercising Can Hurt Your Gut

Exercising too intensely can result in health problems, including gastro-intestinal issues.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Hydration on the Move

Active people need hydration on the go. Thanks to creativity and technology, the choices are endless.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Staying Healthy at Parties

Summer is full of temptation with its parties and unhealthy food and drinks. But you CAN do Summer the healthy way.

By Jaime Galinsky

Should I Fuel Up or Fast Before My Work Out?

You may want to rethink your food habit before workouts if your goal is burning fat.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

The Best Time to Exercise with High Blood Pressure

A regular exercise habit helps to control weight, lower stress levels, and improve your blood pressure profile.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.