Used correctly, elliptical machines can be a safe part of your exercise routine.
Barefoot running shoes are designed to protect your feet while mimicking the mechanics of barefoot running.
You're aiming for moderate intensity when you exercise, but how do you know if you're achieving it? You're probably exercising at moderate intensity if you're breathing faster and you break into a light sweat after about 10 minutes of activity. If you're not sure, try the talk test: If you can carry on a conversation but you can't sing, you're probably exercising in the moderate-intensity range.
For cardiovascular fitness, aerobic exercise can be done in short bursts or longer sessions.
If walking is your main form of physical activity, see how activity trackers can help you set and achieve your fitness goals.
Walking can be an ideal low-impact exercise. Get the most from your walking routine.
Find out how much exercise you need and how to get it.
Cycling outdoors or indoors is a great cardio workout that puts minimal impact on your joints.
Interval training is a simple technique novice and experienced exercisers can use to get the most out of their workouts.
Regular exercise not only burns calories and shapes muscles but also protects your heart. Learn more about the heart-healthy benefits exercise provides.