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Dear Doctors: I’m a 38-year-old man, very athletic, and I got really sick with the coronavirus. I didn’t land in the hospital, but it’s been a month and I’m still not 100%. I want to get back to running and lifting weights. Is it safe to exercise after COVID-19?

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By Ask the Doctors • October 12, 2020

Create a comfortable and healthy workspace in your home

By Simi Singer • September 4, 2020

Taking the stairs has many health benefits

By Chayil Champion • August 25, 2020

Learn some safe ways to help children stay fit while keeping them safe from coronavirus exposure.

By uclahealth • July 30, 2020

Health and wellness tips for your children

By uclahealth • July 13, 2020

Going to the Gym During the Pandemic? Here’s How to Stay Safe

By uclahealth • July 9, 2020

Q: I am 63 and even though my kids think I’m too old, I want to start running. Can you help me to prove them wrong?

A: We believe that it’s never too late to become physically active. And if you’re careful about how you begin – and maintain – your new exercise regimen, [...]

By UCLA50Plus • December 11, 2019
If you’ve gotten the message that you should incorporate 30 minutes a day of moderate physical activity into your workday to reduce the health risks associated with inactivity, good job.  Keep taking the stairs and walking as much as possible. But don’t stop there.  Other [...]
By Amy Albin • February 1, 2019
We are all at risk for developing health conditions, such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer in our lifetimes. In many cases, that risk increases with age alone. But other factors are also at play. Non-modifiable risk factors are [...]
By uclahealth • January 14, 2019
“I got into the exercise world because I wanted to make people better,” says Ernest Sacco, manager of cardiac and pulmonary rehab at UCLA Health. “We have three different types of programs: we have traditional cardiac rehab, we have pulmonary rehab and we [...]
By uclahealth • December 12, 2018