Our guide to getting in shape garnered personal testimonials from active exercisers, compliments from fitness trainers and appreciation from those who are happily full-bodied and still in top form

Bravo for showing that fitness isn't only for the thin, the strong or even just for young people [Aug. 8]. As an exercise physiologist, I have spent my career trying to change how people look at exercise. We all need to get back to making fitness activities feel as they did when we were kids—full of fun, movement and creativity—not the drudgery of the same old 30 minutes on...

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