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TUESDAY, March 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Rowing is often called the best aerobic exercise because it offers a total body workout and is low-impact.

Rowing involves performing a continuous motion with focused coordination between the arms and the legs. If you've never rowed a boat or paddled a canoe before, it may take some time to get the hang of it, but the fitness benefits are wo...

TUESDAY, Feb. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Upper body strength is important at every age, but you don't need to be a bodybuilder to benefit from working your pectoral, or chest, muscles.

For a study sponsored by the American Council on Exercise, scientists from the University of Wisconsin La Crosse evaluated nine popular pec exercises to determine which ones best engaged these muscle...

TUESDAY, Jan. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- To support your hip joints, you need to strengthen the muscles that support them. This can help prevent or relieve hip pain and guard against injury.

Appropriate exercises target muscles of the thighs and the glutes. Here are three to add to your fitness regimen.

Note: Before conditioning, always warm up with five to 10 minutes of ...

FRIDAY, March 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Simply climbing a single set of stairs, walking around the block or taking a three-minute jog can improve a middle-aged person's health, even when such activity is spread across the day, new research suggests.

After tracking the activity habits and health of more than 4,800 adults 40 years old and up for four years, researchers concluded that...

MONDAY, April 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Wrist-worn activity trackers such as Fitbit don't reliably assess heart rate, a new study finds.

While the devices may have some legitimate benefits, they shouldn't be used for medical purposes, researchers suggest.

Evaluating four wearable activity trackers from Fitbit, Basis and Mio, the investigators compared results to those fr...

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Car camping allows you the comfort of taking some urban amenities into the wilderness. In that respect it's the perfect compromise: You get in some hiking, you sleep outside -- but you don't have to give up your pillow. Below, we've put together a list of necessities (plus some luxuries) that you won't want to forget. Be sure to customize what you take according to the season, the weather, the sur...

It's Saturday morning, the sun is up, and you've dug your bike out of the garage for the first time in months. Do you know what to pack before you pedal? We've put together a checklist of items, below. Be sure to customize it according to the season, the weather, the geography, and your own personal needs. After a couple of trips, you'll figure out which "extras" can be left at home and which can'...

Snowboarders say it's a blast -- and that you'll never go back to two skis. But before you run out and spend hundreds of dollars on high-end gear, make sure you agree on all counts. The smart approach is to rent your equipment the first few times you take to the slopes on a snowboard. This allows you not only to make sure the sport is to your liking but to try out a number of different brands, sty...

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