Weight Management
Calorie Burn Rate Calculator
The more active you are, the more calories you burn. Running or jogging, for instance, burns more calories than bowling.
Target Heart Rate Calculator
Your target heart rate is the range at which sustained physical activity - running, cycling, swimming laps, or any other aerobic exercise - is considered safe and effective.
Printable Training Log
Some people like to train intensely for peak performance. Others enjoy getting out and doing what they can. Either way, a training log can help you get more from your workout by helping you track your progress
Weight-Training Safety Quiz
Many Americans are starting weight-training (or resistance-training) programs to improve their health and fitness. The following quiz can help you determine if you know enough about strength training to start a program yourself.
Exercise: Before Starting an Exercise Program
It's always important to talk with your healthcare provider before starting an exercise program. This is especially true if you have certain health conditions.
Designing an Exercise Program
To improve your heart and lung fitness, aim for 30 to 60 minutes of aerobic exercise three to four times a week.
Risks of Physical Inactivity
Lack of physical activity has clearly been shown to be a risk factor for cardiovascular disease.
How and Why to Keep a Training Log
A training log helps you organize and save information about your exercise routine so you can work toward your important goals.
Strength Training Myths
Taking time each week to build your strength can help you live a more healthy and independent life. Read on to dispel myths and to get the facts about strength training.

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