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8 Balance Boosters for MS

More strength! Less chance falling! When you have multiple sclerosis, those are two especially good things. Work these moves into your regular fitness routine, and you'll be steadier on your feet.

Woman working at standing desk.

Stand Up For Your Health

Still need a good reason to unglue yourself from your work seat? Try this: A new study found that we burn more calories standing than sitting. Read on to learn why.

Walking on boardwalk.

Stepping to It

Twenty minutes—or less—a day of breaking a sweat is all you need to reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia.

young woman using resistance band outdoors

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.

Woman touching her bare toe to bathroom scale, about to step on.

A Little Weight Loss Goes a Long Way With Diabetes Remission

Whew! Turns out, you probably don’t have to lose a bajillion pounds to successfully manage your type 2 diabetes.

Verena Frydberg

11 Exercises for People with SPMS

This plan was developed specifically for people with secondary progressive MS (our fitness model Verena, included!), and each move can be done while sitting in a chair or wheelchair. No gym required!

Woman jogging on the beach during her cancer treatment.

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.

4 MS exercise illustrations - Bird Dog, Clamshell, Glute Bridge, and Sit-to-Stand

10 Best Strength Exercises for MS

Ready to work it?! Adding a few strength-training moves to your daily routine gives you a powerful way to help manage the physical symptoms of multiple sclerosis.

Woman tying her running shoe.

The Secret to Really Sticking to Your Workouts

Pull out your calendars! Researchers say the trick to sticking to your workouts involves planning far in advance.

Happy young woman stretching for exercise.

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.