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Exercise and Fitness
Are you finding times when you look at the long road ahead and wonder how you’ll maintain this pace until you reach the finish line? A slight shift in perspective might help.
Weight loss surgery is not the best option for every person, but incorporating healthful habits is good for everyone. We have some tips to get you started living more healthfully.
Another week of training is behind you. Good work! You’re getting closer to your goal, and you can do it. Make sure you’re giving your body the nutrients it needs to recover between workouts.
It’s Valentine’s Day — a day that may sabotage all plans for health improvement. Even if there isn’t a special someone, treats are all around. So what is a person to do?
When an athlete fuels correctly with adequate nutrition, their athletic performance can be at peak. Whether you’re a dedicated athlete or an occasional weekend warrior, you can enhance performance by using whole foods you already may have in the pantry.
Preparing for a marathon takes months of hard work. Getting out and training during a Midwestern winter, when the air can make your face hurt, takes a little extra dedication.
You’ve thought about it for years, you’ve dreamed of crossing the finish line, it’s on your bucket list or it’s become a tradition. Picking a training plan for a marathon or other long-distance race depends a lot on your experience and fitness level, and it’s time to get real and be honest with yourself.
Using ankle braces to prevent ankle injuries is becoming more common, and I’m often asked by coaches, parents and athletes if wearing an ankle brace is worthwhile.
It’s no secret that most women juggle many responsibilities, whether with work, family, friendships, volunteerism or all of the above.
You’ve just finished a marathon or other running event — now recovery begins. So, let’s break it down into three different phases. Here's what you need to do after you finish, 12-24 post-race and 2-3 days post-race.
Your gear might be prepared for hunting season, but have you stopped to ask yourself if your body is ready?
Compelling evidence shows that generous amounts of fruits and veggies as part of a healthy diet may lower the risk of chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease and certain types of cancer. Eating a healthy diet and adopting healthy habits have so much power in decreasing the possibility of developing breast and colorectal cancers in particular.