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Health & Fitness & Life

Bone Up on Osteoporosis

October 01, 2017. Cassandra Raposo

It’s never too late to strengthen your bones and help prevent osteoporosis. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, about 80 percent of the 10 million Americans with osteoporosis are women. With this disorder, usually related to aging, weakening bones lead to pain, decreased height and skeletal deformities. Here are some exercises the foundation recommends to…

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AAA Trainer: Get Your Kicks at Recess

July 15, 2017. Nick Tavares

Besides being fun, recess is a great way for schoolkids to release pent-up energy during the day. It also helps children build social skills, improve their health through physical activity, and learn through unstructured play, according to the Council on School Health. Despite all the benefits, only four states – Connecticut, Indiana, Missouri and Virginia…

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Heat Up Date Night With Partner Workouts

February 08, 2017. Nick Tavares

The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends planning workout “dates” to bolster your exercise motivation. So why not set a time and a place for you and your partner to help each other stay healthy? Here are some easy moves to get you started. Walking According to the AHA, walking at least 30 minutes a day helps…

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Stay Fit on the Fly

February 08, 2017. AAA Staff

The Whitney Peak Hotel in downtown Reno, Nev., has a rock climbing park with the world’s tallest artificial climbing wall and a 7,000-squarefoot indoor bouldering park. From the fitness center at the Park Hyatt in Tokyo, 47 floors up, you can get a 360-degree view of the city while you take Pilates, aqua walking and…