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For a balanced fitness program, strength training is essential. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about the benefits of strength training, how to begin strength training, various kinds of strengt- training exercises, and much more.

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Our expert says aerobic exercise, stretching, and strength training actually help rheumatoid arthritis.

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Browse our collection of healthy, delicious recipes, from WebMD and Eating Well magazine.

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Ensure you're exercising hard enough to get a good workout, but not strain your heart.

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