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  1. Your Exercise Program
  1. Bench These Six Exercise Excuses

    Some excuses—I weigh too much, I'm too old, I have too many health problems—are in themselves strong arguments for increasing physical activity.

  2. Designing an Exercise Program

    To improve your heart and lung fitness, aim for 30 to 60 minutes of aerobic exercise three to four times a week.

  3. Exercise for the Seriously Unfit

    You can't walk across a room without huffing and puffing. Your arms get tired unpacking a bag of groceries. You're carrying more and more excess body weight. And you can't remember the last time you got any real exercise.

  4. Exercise Goals for Healthy Living

    You know it's important to stay active but still find yourself falling back on old habits. What can you do? Planning for exercise isn't hard if you make it a priority.

  5. Prime Times to Exercise

    Your exercise time can depend on everything from your work schedule to when your kids get up or go to bed.

  6. Ready to Exercise? Take It Inside

    Here are some guidelines that can help you make the right choice when shopping for gear.

  7. Your Personal Rx for Exercise Success

    Like your signature, the exercise routine you prefer is individual. If you’re outgoing, for example, working out in a group situation could be what keeps you coming back for more. A more reserved person, however, might do better exercising solo.

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