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Exercise can improve self-esteem, mood for teens, tweens

The power of exercise has another benefit for teens and tweens: Helping to ward off depression and improve self-esteem.

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 03:55pm EDT

Tags: mental health, teens, Paula Wolfson, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

D.C. bucks U.S.'s sedentary trend

Washington, D.C., may also be the physical fitness capital of the nation.

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 04:50am EDT

Tags: cdc, physical fitness, Paula Wolfson, sedentary

Running expert: Take it easy in the heat

Anyone who exercises outdoors in the heat needs to remember that their body is working hard to keep cool.

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 05:43am EDT

Tags: heat, Paula Wolfson, Jeff Horowitz, running

How to do the perfect pushup

Pushups are one of the easiest exercises to perform anywhere. You don't need a gym and you don't need any special equipment. Here's how you do them correctly.

Thursday - 03/06/2014, 09:03am EST

Tags: Lisa Reed, fitness, pushups,

Too many supplements could inhibit workout success

When it comes to vitamins, it's possible to get too much of a good thing.

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 05:15am EST

Tags: supplements, vitamins, Paula Wolfson

Losing the will to work out? Tips to trick yourself into exercise

A lot of us make resolutions around exercise that we have a hard time keeping, but there are ways to get back on track.

Monday - 02/10/2014, 09:08am EST

Tags: Lori Lundin, workout, Deborah Kotz

Are ultramarathoners healthier than shorter-distance runners?

Moderate exercise is healthy and a part of many people's New Year's resolutions, but is more exercise necessarily healthier?

Sunday - 01/12/2014, 04:03pm EST

Tags: ultramarathon, running,

Study: We overestimate how much we exercise

We might be cutting that run a little short and not owning up to it.

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 05:16pm EST


An old exercise is making a comeback at the gym

Fitness buffs are passing up treadmills and elliptical trainers for this cardio machine.

Tuesday - 10/15/2013, 07:53am EDT

Tags: rowing machine, fitness, dick uliano, Xeno Miller, Fairfax Hackley

Self-limiting exercise: Have safer, more effective workouts

Good form and good posture do the same thing for your body. Both take the stress off of your joints and shift that stress to your muscles, making for an all-round better workout.

Sunday - 10/06/2013, 08:16pm EDT

Tags: Josef Brandenburg, fitness, health, The Body You Want

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