Fitness Classes

Fitness classes are the perfect way to keep your workout fun, challenging and effective while adding a social element that keeps you coming back for more. And these days, there are more options than ever—from dancing to trampolining, Pilates to kickboxing, water aerobics to strength circuits and...

Walking/Hiking

One of the most wonderful things about walking is its sheer simplicity, so you might be surprised by just how important your walking technique is. Using proper form can make walking feel easier, prevent injury and speed up your pace. The latter is especially important when you’re looking to get the...

Running

You’ve probably heard that running is a top calorie burner, stress reliever and health booster. If you’ve never taken your treadmill routine above a brisk walk or signed up for a weekend 5K, consider giving running a try. You’ll be joining good company: Some 29 million Americans over age 40 pound...

Cycling

If it has been years since you were whizzing around on your bike with the wind blowing through your hair, you may want to consider hitting the road again. Bicycling offers plenty of health benefits, and it’s never too late to recapture the joy of being on two wheels. Along the way, you’ll get a...

Aquatic Activities

Although water aerobics delivers heavy-duty health and body benefits—burning calories, toning your muscles and strengthening your heart, to name just a few—you’ll feel light and stable while putting very little stress on your joints in a pool, because you lessen gravity’s force on your body when...

Golf

Whether you’ve never held a golf club before or tried to take a few swings here and there, having the desire to play the game is a start, and taking the time to properly learn how to play is essential as a beginner. Golf is a sport that allows you to stay active—physically and mentally—and...

Tennis

You probably already have a good idea what a big difference it can make “being on” mentally when it comes to interviewing for a job, or delivering an important work presentation, but getting your mental game in tip-top shape can also help you find success on the tennis court. Strategy is non-stop...

Dance

It’s never been easier or more popular to shake your booty and reap the many health benefits of dance. Beginner classes for adults with or without partners are widely available at dance studios, community centers and many gyms. Salsa, swing, hip hop, jazz, ballroom, belly and ballet: It doesn’t...

Activities & Sports