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5 of the best exercises you'll ever do

Staying fit doesn’t require an expensive gym membership or an overabundance of sweat. Five simple exercises—swimming, tai chi, strength training, walking, and Kegels—can help keep your weight under control, improve your balance and range of motion, strengthen your bones, protect your joints, prevent bladder control problems, and even ward off memory loss. Learn how to do all of these exercises, and how to safely get started in an exercise program. If you have no time for exercise, you can find some simple ways to sneak activity into your daily routine.
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