Learn ways to get and stay physically fit

Physical activity helps improve your cholesterol, lowers blood pressure and strengthens bones and muscles, prevents heart disease and gives you more energy. Being active and moving more is also good for your mental health and an important way for you and your family to have some fun and connect with others, too. Remember to increase your activity level gradually and check with your provider if you have any health concerns.

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15-minute workout: Combo exercises

Busy day? We all know how hard it can be to fit a workout into our schedule, but why not get started with a 15-minute home workout using combo exercises?

July 16, 2018

15-minute workout: Resistance bands

Busy day? We all know how hard it can be to fit a workout into our schedule, but why not get started with a 15-minute home workout?

July 2, 2018

2 simple ways to lose weight

Weight loss can be a challenging, overwhelming process. In many cases, it is difficult to know where — and how — to start. Try these two simple ways to lose weight.

Nadar Ali MD By Nadar Ali June 8, 2018

The 5 elements of fitness

Variety is key to a healthy diet. Turns out, it’s also key to a healthy fitness routine. Incorporate these 5 fitness elements to ensure success.

June 1, 2018

Taking the first step: Starting or restarting an exercise program

When you're starting a fitness program, one thing is true: the first step often is the hardest. We have tips, a 5K training plan and foam rolling details to get you started right.

May 22, 2018

Staying on track with your training

Whether you’re a seasoned marathoner or a first-time runner, training for an upcoming race can be difficult — both physically and mentally. In fact, it’s pretty common to have the excitement wear off and to have to remind yourself of why you ever wanted to complete this race in the first place.

May 8, 2018

Progressive overload: Get stronger in a healthy way

Whenever you want to improve your exercise capacity, it’s important to understand progressive overload. Progressive overload means challenging your muscles and body by gradually increasing the stress put on them.

April 24, 2018

Running Q&A: Choosing the right distance, increasing miles and more

Nothing gets me more motivated than signing up for a race, putting it on the calendar and working toward that goal. My excitement about marathons and running means I tend to get a lot of running-related questions from friends and coworkers. Here are some of the most common questions I get and my thoughts.

Christopher Crocker PAC By Chris Crocker April 16, 2018

Designing your taper to maximize your potential on race day

An important piece of training that many new runners forget to calculate into their program is the taper. Taper is the reduction in training load before a competition in order to optimize performance on race day.

April 11, 2018

Camp Wabi: Parent Q&A

Sending your child to a summer camp for a week can be frightening for you and your child, especially if it’s their first time. You may have questions, and we can answer them for you.

February 16, 2018

Winter weather: Are falls and slips avoidable?

Although often long and cold, winter in the Midwest can be beautiful. However, even when you are enjoying the snow-covered beauty, it is important to remember winter ice and snow increase the risk of falling for all ages.

Brittni Lair PA By Brittni Lair January 26, 2018

Cold weather exercises to try

Midwesterners know how to make the most of winter. We skate, ski, sled and snowshoe our way through the coldest months of the year. But if those standard “S” sports are starting to feel a little stale, there are plenty of other options.

January 18, 2018