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Most Walkable Cities

Learn whether your town made this year’s list of the best Walk-Friendly Communities, recognized for safe, accessible and comfortable walking.

Daily Self-Care

Take the first steps to better wellness at this nonprofit’s website that offers motivational videos, health information, walking maps and walking groups.

Do The Vacuum Boogie...

Just 20 minutes of physical activity a week—which includes housework—is enough to get those feel-good hormones dancing.

Yoga Helps Prevent Falls

A new study suggests that certain Iyengar yoga poses also improve balance and stability and help prevent falls, a leading cause of nonfatal injuries and hospital admissions for trauma in the elderly.

Build Muscle with Weightlifting Lite

Using lighter weights and more reps is a safe way to boost strength.

Tidy House, Fitter Body

A new study at Indiana University suggests that how tidy we keep our home can also indicate how fit we are.

Train Less to Run Faster

Introducing speed endurance work into a regimen and reducing the amount of training may help runners improve their performance results.

Yoga Boosts Heart Health

Research supports a direct link between the regular practice of yoga and heart health.

Yoga May Decrease Dowager’s Hump

New study shows that practicing yoga may lead to less spine curvature in the elderly.

Tai Chi Lessens Arthritis Pain

New research suggests that arthritis sufferers may benefit from regular Tai Chi exercise.