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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.

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Should I Exercise When I'm Sick?

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

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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.

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A Beauty Queen Fights Heart Failure

Mom and caregiver Sandra Holloway survived two heart-failure emergencies—now she's dedicated to helping others avoid them.

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Undergoing Chemo? Get Moving to Protect Your Heart

Experts say you should try to squeeze exercise into your chemotherapy schedule. Here’s why, plus how to make the heart-healthy practice easy and fun.

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

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

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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.

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There’s No Better Time Than Now for Older Adults to Hit the Gym

You don’t have to have decades of workouts under your belt to reap the muscle-building benefits, finds a new study.

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Why It’s Smart to Stay Active When You Have OCD

Exercise and even gentle yoga can help you better manage symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder. And you don’t need to become a gym rat to benefit.

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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.