The human body was made to move! Learn more about the scientific side of physical activity with these articles.

 Learn more about the scientific side of physical activity with these articles.

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Science of Movement

Bend, Not Break: The Importance of Maintaining Flexibility

You may not think about it often, but flexibility impacts our everyday lives. Learn more about the physiology of flexibility and why you should consider making stretching part our your routine.

Science of Movement

A Brief Guide to the Body's Aerobic System

Aerobic exercise is a cornerstone of physical wellness. Learn more about the function of the aerobic system and the role it plays in supporting good health.

Science of Movement

Strength Training: Lift Your Way to Better Health

If your workout doesn’t include strength training, you’re missing out. Strength training can ward off age-related muscle loss, keep your bones strong, promote mobility and function, and even help combat depression and cognitive decline.

Science of Movement

Is sitting really the new smoking?

How concerned should we be about the time spent seated at work? The answer is nuanced, but one thing is clear: more movement means better health.

Science of Movement

Are You Getting Your Daily Dose of Physical Activity?

Most Americans struggle to get their recommended amount of daily physical activity. Are you one of them? Not to worry, with a little knowledge and 20 minutes a day, you can be on the path to better health.

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