Smart Fitness for Grown-Ups
Nobody escapes the natural aspects of aging, which stress the body and raise the odds of injury. The good news: People who practice smart prevention and acknowledge their limits can stay active indefinitely. This guide will tell you how and lead you through the options when something goes wrong.
Follow these 10 steps to sustain a vigorous workout routine indefinitely.
How to avoid the most common athletic injuriesand cope, if you're afflicted.
Never worked out? These tips will help you get started, keep it upand enjoy yourself.
How a leading triathlete outguns competitors 20 years younger.
Our resident triathletestaff writer Katherine Hobsonprobes the line between healthy and obsessive.
What amateur athletes can learn from the pros and the injuries they suffer.
Your body's trouble spotsand how to protect them
Swimmers, tennis players, and weightlifters often suffer from tendinitis and muscle tears in the rotator cuff.
A wide range of activity, along with genetics and minor malformations, can cause cartilage in the hip to break down, allowing bones to rub together.
The repetitive motion of sports like tennis, golf, and fencing can cause tendinitis on either side of the elbow.
Runners can stress their tendons with age and overuse, causing inflammation and pain.
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