TUESDAY, Jan. 16, 2018 -- Workplace wellness programs are great ways to get in shape, but what if your employer doesn't offer one? Here's how to get the (exercise) ball rolling.
First, talk to your human resources manager and make the case for wellness initiatives with physical activity components. Highlight the U.S. government's exercise guidelines for adults -- to get 150 minutes of cardio per week -- and the health benefits of physical fitness.
TUESDAY, Jan. 2, 2018 -- If you're exercising outdoors this winter, take special precautions, a sports medicine expert advises.
With winter's chill upon us, it's become increasingly important to check the weather conditions -- including the forecast and wind chill -- before starting out. Then, adjust your clothes accordingly, suggested Dr. Theodore Shybut, an assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.