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7 Simple Exercises to Improve Your Mood

How Exercise Improves Your Mood If you’re wondering how you can naturally boost your mood and increase your energy, the answer may be to get moving. Studies have shown that exercise improves not only mental health but it can also promote relaxation.1 Even better–you don’t need to be a professional athlete or exercise-pro to reap the benefits.   Wondering what simple activities can help you feel great? We’ve rounded up 7 exercises that may help lift your spirits and explain how eac
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Heart-Healthy Exercises at Any Age

Maintaining a regular exercise schedule can be challenging for everyone, no matter your age. However, as we get older, joints and muscles can become more at risk for inflammation and soreness, while aches and pains can make it harder to want to get moving. We get it — sometimes it just feels good to lounge on the couch! But did you know that one of the five major risk factors for developing cardiovascular disease is a sedentary lifestyle?1 Keeping up with a workout routine that makes you feel great can also help to strengthen your heart muscle as well as improve your overall lifestyle. By finding an activity that you enjoy, it may be easier to incorporate it into your daily routine. Here are five different heart-healthy exercises to try at any age.


Consistent exercise is one of the easiest ways to lead a heart-healthy life.2 Always consult with your doctor before starting an exercise program. If you are trying a new physical activity routine for the first time, consider working with a fitness instructor so that you can monitor any potential injury risk.

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6 Ways to Increase Your Activity Without Breaking a Sweat

How many minutes of physical activity do you get each day? If it’s less than 30 minutes, you’re not alone. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), only 1 in 5 adults meet the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, which includes 150 minutes a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity.1

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5 Simple Ways to Exercise at Work

Getting moving during your work day can is a good way to help renew your focus and get your heart pumping! However, if you’re like 80% of the working population, your job is sedentary or requires only very light activity,1 so you know firsthand how difficult it is to get quality physical activity during the workday. What you may not realize is that a lack of movement during work marks a dramatic, and very recent, change in our behavior. As recently as fifty years ago, nearly 50% of jobs were phy
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Activities that Don’t Feel Like Work

The benefits of getting moving are undeniable. Increasing your activity level can aid your heart-health and overall well-being. However, you don’t necessarily have to go for a rigorous walk or break a sweat at a fitness class. In fact, you may be surprised at all the simple opportunities there are in everyday life to get moving. It can be something unassuming, such as dancing in the kitchen or even working in your garden. Check out these six activities that don’t even feel like work.  
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Fun Pool Exercises for Weight Loss

Whether you have a backyard pool or belong to a club, time spent poolside can be very sedentary. While we’re all for relaxing with a good book, pool time is also a great time to sneak in an enjoyable workout! Why exercise in the pool? Water provides more resistance than air, enabling you to move your body with more intensity and greater range of motion with less impact. And of course, water also helps to bear about half of your body weight, reducing strain on muscles and joints.   So,
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