Exercise and Fitness

Pump up your exercise workouts with information about fitness, sports safety and injury rehab.

Exercise Basics

Diabetes and Exercise

Exercise can make a real difference for people who have diabetes. Exercise can help control your weight and lower your…

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Exercise and Seniors

Exercise is an important part of everyday senior health. It offers many benefits that will help you live a longer,…

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Why Exercise?

Exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Exercise prevents health problems, builds strength, boosts energy, and can help…

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Injury Rehabilitation

Shoulder Pain

A common cause of shoulder pain is soreness of the tendon of the rotator cuff. Learn about the symptoms, causes,…

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Knee Bracing: What Works?

Knee braces are supports worn when you have pain in your knee or to prevent knee injuries. Research on how…

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Rotator Cuff Exercises

Your rotator cuff is made up of muscles and tendons that protect your shoulder. Learn about stretches and exercises that…

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Sports Safety

Weight-Training and Weight-Lifting Safety

Your form is a critical part of lifting weights. Your goal should be to lift the appropriate amount of weight…

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Eye Injuries in Sports

Eye injuries in sports are common, especially in kids. Learn about the risks, how to prevent injuries, and when to…

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Knee Bracing: What Works?

Knee braces are supports worn when you have pain in your knee or to prevent knee injuries. Research on how…

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