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  • 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 During Pregnancy

    Exercise offers many benefits during a normal, uncomplicated pregnancy. Talk to your doctor before starting an exercise program while…

    Pregnant woman uses dumbbells to exerciseAmerican Academy of Family Physicians Logo
  • Physical Activity: Creating a Family Plan

    Participating in physical activity as a family can be fun and provide many health benefits.

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  • Shin Splints

    Shin splints are a type of pain you get in your shinbone (tibia) and connected muscles and tendons. Overuse is…

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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…

    A group of men and women in exercise class doing the same arm stretchAmerican Academy of Family Physicians Logo
  • The Exercise Habit

    If you want to commit to exercising, choose an activity you like to do. Schedule it as part of your…

    Two women sitting in grass stretching before exercisingAmerican Academy of Family Physicians Logo
  • Shoulder Pain

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

    A young man grabbing his shoulder in painAmerican Academy of Family Physicians Logo
  • Exercise: How To Get Started

    A good goal is to work up to exercising 5 times a week for 30 to 60 minutes at a…

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  • Sore Muscles from Exercise

    Exercise is an important part of a healthy, active lifestyle, but it can cause muscle soreness. Learn how to treat…

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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…

    Up-close rear view of woman doing rotator cuff exerciseAmerican Academy of Family Physicians Logo
  • Kegel Exercises for Your Pelvic Muscles

    Pelvic floor muscles can weaken over time or from certain events. Learn how to strengthen these muscles and regain control…

    Drawing to show a woman’s pelvic floor muscles and surrounding organsAmerican Academy of Family Physicians Logo
  • Healthy Ways to Gain Weight If You’re Underweight

    Being underweight can cause health problems. With a balanced approach, there are many ways to gain and maintain a healthy…

    Rear view of the back of a thin woman showing ribs and spineAmerican Academy of Family Physicians Logo

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