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These 3 Sports Are Best For Staving Off Heart Disease And Death

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 12.02.2016 | Healthy Living

LONDON (Reuters) - Swimming, racquet sports and aerobics are associated with the best odds of staving off death, and in particular of reducing the ris...

This Couple Is Proving Why Double Dutch Isn't Just For Kids

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 01.12.2016 | Black Voices

Getting in shape doesn’t have to be a daunting feat. It can be as fun as resurrecting a childhood activity, which Atlanta-based trainers Michelle an...

A Prescription From the 'Father of Aerobics' -- Exercise Is Medicine

Nancy Brown | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

His landmark book Aerobics came out in 1968, and Baby Boomers quickly heeded his call to get moving. Whether they were walking, running or finding other ways to get their hearts pumping, an entire generation of Americans made exercise an important part of their daily routine.

Is the Gezira Club Still the "In" Place in Cairo?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 10.01.2013 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

With all the political, security, religious, and social turmoil in Egypt today it's easy to forget former stomping grounds with a special historical f...

I'm Having a Physical Fitness Fit

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 02.02.2013 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

I hate exercise! There is nothing about being hot, exhausted and in pain that appeals to me. The most active thing I did this week was struggle to rip open a bag of Oreos.

Short on Time for a Workout? Maximize Your Time and Go for the 'After-Burn'!

Jill S. Brown | Posted 05.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

If you can only find 30 minutes (or less) to fit in some exercise, what's the best use of your time -- a cardio workout or a weight training session?

The Joy (And Benefits) Of Skipping

Jane G. Goldberg, Ph.D. | Posted 11.23.2011 | Healthy Living
Jane G. Goldberg, Ph.D.

Skipping induces happiness; it did when you were seven, and it will have the same effect on you now that you are an adult.

The Mermaids' Song

Terrell Harris Dougan | Posted 10.12.2011 | Women
Terrell Harris Dougan

As we walked into the reception, one person in our little group said to me, "If anyone asks you what convention you're attending, you may want to hurry and change the subject." Because my convention was for aerobic dance instructors.

The Top 10 Exercises of the 80s: Where Are They Now?

Penny Love | Posted 07.05.2011 | Home
Penny Love

Still long for the days of Jane Fonda, leg warmers and coordinating leotards/scrunchies? Look no further -- these 10 workouts from the 1980s will have...

Is Boulder Still the Happiest City in America?

Alexia Parks | Posted 06.28.2011 | Denver
Alexia Parks

Mike Sandrock is one of Boulder's perpetually happy runners. He also spends time volunteering with the nonprofit that he co-founded. Its mission: to send running shoes to children living in poverty.

Anti-Aging for Your Brain

Jill S. Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jill S. Brown

Have you noticed little lapses in your memory as you're getting older? Could it be you're not getting enough exercise?

Christian Gospel Aerobics: Makes Me Want To Get Down And Pray!

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Comedy
Harmon Leon

Thank bloody-Jesus-on-a-cross I came across Michelle LeMay's video of hot babes in short-shorts doing low-impact aerobics in a church.