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Category Archives: Health and Wellness

10 Feb, 2018

4 Workout Recovery Tips for to Ensure Peak Athletic Performance

Any coach or physical therapist can tell you that the difference between a so-so season and a one at which you’re operating at peak performance is the care you give to recovery. Whether it’s a long run, a grueling practice or a tough game, heavy physical activity puts a strain on your muscles, joints and

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20 Jan, 2018

4 Workout Recovery Tips for to Ensure Peak Athletic Performance

Any coach or physical therapist can tell you that the difference between a so-so season and a one at which you’re operating at peak performance is the care you give to recovery. Whether it’s a long run, a grueling practice or a tough game, heavy physical activity puts a strain on your muscles, joints and

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10 Jan, 2018

Strength Training for All Ages  

Strength training routines can benefit individuals of all ages. Whether it is used as physical therapy after an injury or illness or as athletic therapy to help a young athlete build the strength and stamina they need to compete, it’s benefits are wide-ranging and long-term. Professionals who specialize in sports medicine understand the need to

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20 Dec, 2017

Resuming Exercise After an Injury

Perhaps you’ve torn your rotator cuff from over-pitching a game, or wrenched your back while moving furniture. Chances are, you’re just now learning how hard it can be to get back to a regular workout routine after that injury. Physical therapy is often a key element of the process. But whether you go it alone,

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10 Dec, 2017

Demonizing Cholesterol: Is It Really That Bad?  

Americans are afraid of cholesterol. And with good reason. For years, we’ve received the message that cholesterol is a silent killer, clogging our arteries and causing life-threatening disease. To be sure, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 12.1 percent of adults over age 20 have high serum total cholesterol. Meanwhile, NCHPAD estimates

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20 Nov, 2017

Get Out and Walk! Five Benefits of Fitness Walks

If you think you don’t know how to exercise, you are wrong. Plain and simple, you get out of a workout as much as you put into it. If you are willing to give physical fitness a try, then there is absolutely nothing holding you back from getting started. Don’t believe it? Well hear this:

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10 Nov, 2017

High Intensity Interval Training: Get the Most Out of Your Workout

If you want to make the most out of every minute that you spend at the gym, then high intensity interval training, or HIIT, might be exactly what you are looking for. This is one of the top trends in the fitness world at the moment, and for good reason. With high intensity interval training

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20 Oct, 2017

Stuck in a Rut? Try These Three Interesting Workouts to Spice Up Your Routine

It can happen to anyone. The lingering dread, the growing disinterest, the growing tendency to skip out on your workout, to let minor inconveniences interrupt the healthy activities that you’ve had planned. A small change in your attitude, a few excuses here and there, and before you know what’s happened it’s been weeks since your

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10 Oct, 2017

Fuel Your Workouts! The Benefits of Proper Nutrition for Athletes

You are what you eat, so if your plan is to be the strongest, most powerful athlete you can be, then you need to eat the part. Focusing too much on the workouts and not enough on the nutrition side of becoming an athlete is a rookie mistake. If you are heading out on a

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20 Sep, 2017

Carbs. Why You Need Them to Sustain an Active Lifestyle

Eat less, move more. That is the weight loss mantra, the key to success, the secret to the obesity riddle that has left too many people unhealthy and uncomfortable for far too long. The problem is that diet and exercise aren’t that simple to figure out individually; and they tend to become really complicated when you

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