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Stay Fit During the Winter
5 Dec 11

Stay Fit During the Winter


Staying fit during the winter can present a challenge for even the most dedicated fitness enthusiasts. With Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s parties and treats, along with the cold, blustery temperatures, it can be hard to commit to and stick with a fitness or nutrition plan. Just because the weather isn’t pretty and the holiday…

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Benefits of Massage Therapy for Athletes
28 Nov 11

Benefits of Massage Therapy for Athletes


Massage therapy has been in practice for hundreds of years and is often used as a form of alternative or complimentary medicine. Massage therapy can help to promote health and well-being in everyone, including athletes. While many people may have the common misconception that massage therapy is designed to help promote relaxation, massage therapy can…

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The Physiological Benefits of Massage
14 Nov 11

The Physiological Benefits of Massage


When you treat yourself–or someone you care about–to a massage, you are giving the gift of health. A massage isn’t just for relaxing; massages have a large number of physiological benefits. Massages can benefit the muscular system, which plays a crucial role in physical activity as well as in daily movements. People who get massages…

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Five Nutrition Tips for Dining Out
7 Nov 11

Five Nutrition Tips for Dining Out


Everyone enjoys a good meal out with friends or family once in a while. However, eating out does not mean throwing healthy habits out the window. There are plenty of health-conscious actions you can take to ensure healthy habits regardless of where you choose to dine. Read through the menu thoroughly. Many restaurants will offer…

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Preventing Overuse Injuries
31 Oct 11

Preventing Overuse Injuries


How can athletes protect themselves from overuse injuries? Athletes are often susceptible to overuse injuries as the result of overtraining or improper training techniques. Traumatic injuries (such as fractures) cannot be predicted. On the other hand, overuse injuries in athletes can often be avoided. Many people believe injuries in sports occur as the result of…

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