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Experts from UW Health Sports Medicine Fitness Center in Madison, Wisconsin, want to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle. Following are tips, videos and advice to help you stay active no matter your age or ability.

 

Exercise Videos

 

Exercise Spotlight: Single Leg Squat

Exercise Spotlight: Leg Press Back with Band

Exercise Spotlight: Lateral Step Up

Exercise Spotlight: Side Plank

Core Strengthening Plank Position

Exercise Spotlight: Bicep Curls

Exercise Spotlight: Squats

Exercise Spotlight: Balance "Step Over" Challenge

Exercise Spotlight: Dumbbell Touchdown Exercise

Exercise Spotlight: Kayaker

 

Fitness Tips

 

How Exercise Influences Bone Health

Class Spotlight: Aquatic Exercise

Five Reasons to Swim for Exercise This Summer

Exercise Spotlight: Single Leg Squat

Exercise Spotlight: Leg Press Back with Band

Exercise Spotlight: Lateral Step Up

Exercise Spotlight: Side Plank

Core Strengthening Plank Position

Exercise Spotlight: Bicep Curls

Exercise Spotlight: Squats

How Spine Balls Can Strengthen Your Core

Fueling Your Workout

Class Spotlight: Life Fit Boot Camp

Exercise Spotlight: Balance "Step Over" Challenge

Exercise Spotlight: Dumbbell Touchdown Exercise

Exercise Spotlight: Row with Cable

Exercise Spotlight: Runner's Arms

Dust Off That Bike

The Benefits of Going to the Gym

Helping Teens Learn the Mental Aspect of the Game

Preventing Yoga Injuries

Eye Safety for Athletes

Lifeguards Wanted: Seniors Encouraged to Apply

Training Tips for Runners: Common Running Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

The Benefits of Exercise for Parkinson's Patients

Bringing Release to 'Knotty' Muscles

Tips to Help Female Athletes Reduce Their Risk of Injury

Is a Fitness Tracker Right for You?

How to Prepare for Winter Sports

Finding Good Deals on Workout Clothes

Resetting Your Fitness Mindset

Finding the Yoga Class That's Right for You

Why It Can be Hard to Transition Between Fitness Activities

The Benefits of Strength Training

How Many Calories Did You Really Burn?

How to Decide Whether to Try Qigong or Tai Chi

Do Compression Socks Help Runners?

How to Strengthen Your Core