5K training schedule

Aerobic exercise

Want to lose weight? Boost your mood? Increase your stamina? Then add aerobic activity to your routine.

An appointment to exercise? You bet!

Are you ready for a workout?

Barriers to fitness

Don't have time to exercise? Too tired to work out? Check out these easy ways to increase your physical activity.

BMI calculator

Boot camp workout

Ready for a more challenging workout? If so, boot camp might be for you.

Buying athletic shoes? Check your arch

Buying new workout shoes? Get the right fit

Can sit-ups flatten your stomach?

Carbohydrate-loading diet

A carbohydrate-loading diet can give you an extra edge during an endurance event. Here's how it works.

Cholesterol medications: When diet and exercise aren't enough

Choose the right walking shoes

Cold-weather exercise

Cold outside? Don't put your fitness routine on hold. Stay safe and warm with these cold-weather exercise tips.

Core exercises

Create a home gym without breaking the bank

Daily water requirement

Did you exercise today? Reward yourself!

Do you need to warm up before you exercise?

Don't have an exercise budget? Go cheap!

Early bird or night owl? Plan exercise accordingly

Ease rheumatoid arthritis symptoms in the morning

Eating and exercise

Putting a little thought into your meals and snacks might help you get more out of your workout.

Exercise and activity tips if you have multiple sclerosis

Exercise and chronic disease

Exercise benefits

Want to improve your mood? Get better sleep? Lose weight? It may be as easy as including physical activity in your daily routine.

Exercise for weight loss

Exercise intensity

Knowing how to judge your exercise intensity can help you meet your fitness and weight-loss goals.

Exercise warm-up

While the evidence about warming up and cooling down for exercise is mixed, done properly they may help performance and decrease injury risk.

Exercise: Are you working hard enough?

Exercise: Check with your doctor

Regular physical activity is key to good health. But before you start a new exercise routine, you may want to check with your doctor first.

Exercise: Designate an easy day

Exercise: Do you need it if you're slender?

Exercise: Every minute counts!

Exercising regularly? Track your progress!

Exercising with arthritis

Arthritis shouldn't keep you from exercising. Regular exercise increases your strength and flexibility, reduces pain and fights fatigue.

Exercising? Fill your water bottle

Exercising? Take it up a notch

Features of a walking shoe

Fitness ball exercises videos

Fitness balls may look like toys — but they can play an important role in nearly any fitness routine. See how fitness ball exercises are done.

Fitness barriers: Bust 'em

Fitness for less

Fitness motivation

Having trouble sticking with your workout? Try these tips to reignite your enthusiasm.

Fitness program

Ready to get fit? Put together a winning workout with these easy steps.

Fitness program

Starting a fitness program is easier than you might think. Follow these five steps.

Fitness takes more than huffing and puffing

Fitness tip: Get physical at home

Fitness tip: Get physical at work

Fitness tip: Get physical while traveling

Fitness tip: Include your friends

Fitness training routine

Fitness: Take it 1 step at a time

Fitting in fitness

Finding time for fitness can be tough. Start by making it convenient.

Focus on fit when shoe shopping

Free weights or machines: Which are better?

Functional fitness training

Functional fitness exercises mimic everyday tasks. Should they be part of your workout?

Going up? Take the stairs

Golf injuries

Golfers: Know when to call it quits

Golfers: Tee up common sense

Hanging out with friends? Activity counts!

Have you done your pushups today?

Heat and exercise

How fit are you?

How fit are you?

Do you know how fit you are? Find out today. All you need is a few simple tools, such as a stopwatch and a yardstick.

How much aerobic exercise do you need?

Interval training

Is exercise a chore? No more!

Keep your workout fun

Know how to do a proper pushup?

Love to golf? Shape up your swing

Miss a workout? Don't give up!

Need a gym to get fit?

Need a reason to exercise? Here are 7!

Need exercise motivation? Put it on paper

Need motivation to exercise? Try a diary

No pain, no gain? No way!

No time for exercise? No way!

Office exercise

Are you too sedentary? See how to sneak more activity into your day.

Office work: Don't take it sitting down!

On the road? Get your exercise!

Overuse injury prevention

Overuse injuries can be avoided — if you know how to pace yourself. Follow these tips to stay injury-free.

Performance-enhancing drugs

Thinking about taking drugs to enhance athletic performance? Think again. You may be risking your health.

Pilates for beginners

Heard of Pilates but think it sounds intimidating? Overcome your resistance by finding out what's at the core of this exercise routine.

Sports drinks: Better than water?

Starting a fitness program? Take it slow

Staying active with Crohn's disease

Engaging in physical activity when you have Crohn's disease can make your body stronger and healthier and may reduce some Crohn's disease symptoms.

Strength training basics

Wonder if you should add strength training to your fitness program? The short answer is yes. Here's why.

Strength training for kids

Strength training: How many sets?

Strength training: How-to video collection

Stress relief


Stretching may benefit your exercise routine. Here's how to do it safely.

Time for new walking shoes?

Tired of walking alone? Team up!

Too busy to exercise? Get up earlier

Too sick to exercise?

Traveling? Pack for a workout

Using a fitness ball? Pick the right size

Walking and trackers

Explore activity trackers and see if these devices can help you set and achieve your fitness goals.

Walking for fitness

Motivated to improve your fitness level? Try walking. It's simple — and effective.

Walking for fitness: Getting started

Walking for fitness: Overcoming setbacks

Walking for fitness: Staying motivated

Walking for fitness: Warm up, cool down

Walking group

Follow these tips to start a walking group and boost your fitness program.

Walking schedule

This easy 12-week walking schedule gets you on the road to aerobic fitness.

Walking shoes

Walking shoes have a few features other shoes don't. Find out what to look for and how to get the best fit.

Walking with ankle weights? Stop!

Want a better workout? Eat breakfast!

Want to get fit? Try backyard aerobics!

Want to get more out of your workouts?

Want to maximize your daily walk?

Want to step it up? Try a pedometer

Want to step it up? Try a pedometer

Want toned muscles? Try resistance tubing!

Weight training

Lean muscle mass naturally decreases with age. Flabby muscles aren't inevitable, though. Reverse the trend with weight training.

Weight training do's and don'ts

Weight training can help you lose fat and increase muscle tone, as long as you do it correctly. Check out these simple do's and don'ts.

Weights: Arms and legs on different days?

What's in an athletic shoe?

Winter exercise: Watch for frostbite

Winter workout tip: Head into the wind

Winter workouts: Dress in layers

Winter workouts: Watch the wind chill

Working out? Remember to drink up

Working out? Time your meals right

Working up a sweat? Eat!

Workout blahs? Don't go it alone!

May 16, 2015