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What Is the Point of Yoga?

Sidelined by a foot injury, I began a low-impact yoga challenge with one question in mind: Is yoga a good cardiovascular workout?

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‘Back to My Best’

Struck by a rare type of heart attack, this 44-year-old woman is back running thanks to proactive clinical and cardiac rehab care.

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10 Minutes is Better Than No Minutes

Dylan Daniels, EP, CCEP, has heard all the reasons why people can’t exercise, and he has a solution for each. Getting a little exercise each day can significantly improve physical and mental health.

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Walking Is Enough

Walking is one of the easiest ways to get the exercise you need to stay healthy. Learn how, one step at a time, you can gain the physical benefits of regular movement.

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The Pandemic’s Heart-Breaking Side Effect: Sitting, Sitting, Sitting

Medical experts are concerned that the nearly year-long pandemic has led to a decrease in physical activity and increase in heart health risks. UVM Medical Center Cardiologist Sherrie Khadanga, MD, offers advice for stepping up activity at home, and ultimately, improving the health of your heart.

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Getting Back to Exercising After Time Off

Warm weather and the long days of summer are behind us and you realize you didn’t quite get back into that exercise routine as you planned. First, know that you are not alone and that any time is a good time to get into a fitness routine. Keep a few key recommendations in mind and

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How to Train for Fall Hikes

As summer turns to fall, temperatures begin to drop and the leaves start to change colors. Both enhance the enjoyment and beauty of taking a hike. For many of us, fall foliage is a motivator to be more physically active, and for some it may be the first time all year that you get out

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Recovering From a Tough Workout

Tough workouts are often associated with soreness the next day and, in some cases, for several days to follow. Pain or discomfort may not be the only impact. You might find that your motivation can take a bit of a beating as well. This doesn’t have to be the case. With some planning, you can

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Exercising in Summer Heat

Summer is in full swing and along with longer days, we are seeing higher temperatures. For many, summer brings an opportunity to transition exercise to the outdoors. This is a great way to enjoy all that our region has too offer, but is it always safe to exercise outside during the peak heat of summer?

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How to Exercise While on Vacation

Summer is right around the corner, and for many an opportunity to vacation. While work and your regular activities may be put on hold on vacation, be mindful not to stop your exercise routine entirely. Instead, alter your take on exercise to ensure you are able to remain consistent in getting a certain level of

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Exercising for Heart Health

Likely the result of the aerobics craze of the 70s and 80s, people most associate exercising for heart health with high-intensity, heart-pounding, sweat-inducing cardio sessions. While Jane Fonda and Richard Simmons swept the nation with their fitness fads, studies have now revealed that there may be additional activity to better support and improve heart health.

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