Exercise

Physical health is more achievable when exercise is part of your daily routine. Exercise benefits both your physical and mental health, balancing your energy level and easing stress, even as it strengthens your muscles. Consider the benefits of physical fitness, and get yourself into a workout routine that works for you.

Mitchell Hollis, founder of Run For God; photo by Michael A. Schwarz

He Stopped Running from His Past to Head Toward God

He thought he knew what he was running for—until he figured out what he was running from.

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I See God When I Go Running

Feeling His divine presence on the streets—and trails—of Manhattan.

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Author and SoulCycle instructor Noa Shaw

Noa Shaw on Overcoming the Fear of Exercise

The author and SoulCycle instructor shares how conquering the fear of exercise and of asking for help has helped him achieve fitness, both physical and spiritual, and sobriety.

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6 Safe and Effective Exercises for Seniors

Incorporating these moves into your daily routine can improve your overall health and prevent slips and falls.

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Small Ways to Stay Active and Motivated Every Day

Learn how to get past mental and physical roadblocks when exercising.

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Fitness Influencer Joan MacDonald Shares Small Ways to Stay Active

The fitness guru gives her tips for seniors to stay motivated and stay moving. 

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5 Health Benefits of Hiking

You don’t have to be a backcountry pro to benefit from time in the great outdoors.

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Body & Soul Fitness: Connects Faith and Exercise

The organization provides live—virtual and in-person—classes, as well as on-demand videos for participants of all levels.

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3 Key Steps for Long-Term Fitness Success

Fitness influencer Joan MacDonald shares the lessons she’s learned along her fitness journey that can help you succeed in yours.

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16 Encouraging Bible Verses for Walking and Running

Whether you are a casual runner or training for a marathon, these scriptures will uplift you and keep you moving.

Bike shop owner George Turner Jr.

George Turner's Tips for Family Cycling

The owner of Panuel Bikes in Inglewood, California, shares tips for how families can enjoy cycling together and discusses the health benefits cycling bring to kids.

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Marion Sheppard

This 74-Year-Old Blind Woman Teaches Dance Classes

Marion Sheppard leans on her faith to encourage and inspire others with disabilities to keep it moving.

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Joan MacDonald Fitness Influencer

This 75-Year-Old Fitness Influencer Has the Secret to Aging Well

Joan MacDonald’s holistic approach to aging well is one we all can follow. 

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Inspiring 78-Year-Old Grandmother Sets Lifting World Record

The powerlifting champion hopes to encourage others to get active, no matter their age. 

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Mindful Living for Healthy Aging

The effects of mindfulness combined with meditation can improve your health at any age.

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Know Your Body, Know Your Fitness Limit

Dr. Ken Redcross shares several tips to help seniors get started on their fitness journey.

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