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8 Simple Things Men Can Do to Improve Health

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), men in the United States have a lower life expectancy than women but are far less likely to seek preventative health care. Here are simple things men can do to decrease the risk of ch...

To Lower Risk of Diabetes Commit to Diet and Exercise

If you need a strong motivator to get you to realize that preventing type 2 diabetes is hugely possible and within your grasp, despite being at high risk, then the latest study is a true cheerleader. The 15-year study, which looked at preventing diab...

7 Best Ways to Prevent a Running Injury

If you’re a runner, you know how frustrating an injury can be. Unfortunately, runners are susceptible to a slew of them, including shin splints, plantar fasciitis and all sorts of knee problems. But here are seven tips that could keep you from gettin...

How to Avoid Athlete's Foot

Summertime is usually the time to kick off your shoes and have some outdoor fun. The last thing on most people’s minds is worryig about developing some kind of foot fungus. But the heat and humidity of summertime provides a warm, moist environment in ...

Plantar Fasciitis: What You Need to Know

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common foot injuries among runners and other athletes. It’s also one of the most frustrating. Here we answer your most common questions.

Why Your Workout Isn't Working

I exercise daily. While I exercise I often sneak peeks at others, assessing their efforts. On the one hand, it’s great that people are in the gym, working out. On the other hand, these members can typically stop coming because the payoff is disappoin...

Outside Exercise in Winter

Early this morning, I heard the first blast of this latest winter weather knocking on the door. Well, actually, maybe I had better say that the wind gust that signaled the impending deep freeze rattled our windows. And almost everyone’s going to be r...

Targeted Exercises May Help You Avoid Knee Surgery

Are you starting to feel pain in your knee from playing football, basketball, soccer or tennis or being a long-time regular at the step aerobic class? You’re not alone. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the knee is the larges...

Unexpected Benefits of Exercise

We all know that regular exercise works wonders for physical health. But there are some benefits that go way beyond toned legs and a healthier heart.

Why You Need a "Spot"

The need for lifting weights with a “spot” or “spotter” can be best illustrated by the following story. Three years ago, I was on duty in the Emergency Room of a local hospital when an ambulance came in with a thirty four year old gentleman who susta...