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10 Best Exercises for Back Pain

As long as your doctor says it’s OK, doing these exercises for back pain may actually help relieve your symptoms — building core strength is the key.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Walking May Lessen Cognitive Decline in Just Six Months

Older adults who participate in aerobic exercise three times per week can rev up their thinking skills and boost their brain health, finds a small study.

By Diane Domina

Aerobic Exercise Could Cut Stress, Boost Health in Family Caregivers

Exercising at least three times a week for six months can reduce stress and slow signs of aging in people who provide care to adult family members.

By Diane Domina

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.

Working Out with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Non-small cell lung cancer patients who exercise can improve their breathing, strength, and range of motion while reducing side effects, fatigue, and anxiety.

By Sheila M. Eldred

Aqua Aerobics With Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Your joints will rejoice when you submerge into a heated pool. Add in some aqua aerobics and you have a perfect low-impact, joint-soothing exercise for RA.

By Emil DeAndreis

Just 23 Percent of U.S. Adults Meet Exercise Recommendations

Less than one-quarter of all U.S. adults get enough exercise, according to the CDC. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends that people 18 to 64 get at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity or 75 minutes of vigorous activity per week.

By Diane Domina

How to Maintain Muscle as You Age

Muscle mass begins to decline in your 50s, but there are ways to combat it!

By Ask HealthCentral

Exercise is Just as Important as Thyroid Medication

New study shows that ample physical activity significantly reduces the risk of heart problems related to thyroid.

By Mary Shomon

Get Pumpkin Fit (Infographic)

Who needs a kettlebell when there are pumpkins around?

By Jaime Galinsky