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Fitness Myths Debunked

Despite rising rates of obesity, heart disease, diabetes and other chronic illnesses, at least a third of Americans don’t exercise at all—perhaps partly due to these persistent fitness myths.

CrossFit Workouts

A strength and conditioning program used by the military over the past decade, CrossFit combines many types of exercise and is growing in popularity with recreational athletes.

Stand Up and Move!

Don’t give up on a New Year’s resolution to get fit and feel more healthy. Just pump out 20 minutes a day of any kind of exercise—take a brisk walk, jog, lift weights—and stop sitting so much.

Breathe Easier

Acknowledged experts offer advice on how to get the most out of every breath taken for yoga, cardio routines and strength training.

Cardio Buzz

Experts agree that trading in energy drinks, lattes and high-calorie power bars for regular walks and other exercise can reduce fatigue by 40 percent and improve overall health.

Team Up and Have a Ball

Fall is the ideal time to sign up for winter league play—bowling, volleyball and basketball offer fun ways to stay fit and connect with others.

Injury-Free Yoga

Our yoga experts compiled 10 helpful tips to help you avoid the risks and reap the benefits of this empowering discipline.

Soccer's a Kick for Family Fitness

The Summer Olympics highlight the excitement of this fast-paced sport, which builds agility and cardiovascular health. And, small groups of two or more can participate.

Play the Inner Game

Tim Gallwey, author of The Inner Game of Tennis, offers insights that can enhance learning and heighten performance and enjoyment of life, both on and off the court.

Do You Parkour?

Vaulting in popularity, this acrobatic freerunning is spiked with somersaulting, jumping and climbing and even running up and over walls.