Category Archives: Exercise & Fitness

Posts on exercise, fitness, body alignment, posture, cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, strength and conditioning, weight training techniques, proprioceptive exercise, exercise without equipment, fitness equipment reviews, and the active lifestyle

Running is healthy for your knees

Scientists now believe that running helps prevent knee arthritis, not cause it. Continue reading

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Love exercise? Loathe exercise? Is it in your genes?

Genetics may partly explain why some people don’t enjoy exercise. Continue reading

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The hidden side of fitness

The brain is one of the important organs in exercise. Continue reading

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Tendon Problems and Your Brain

The brain is invariably involved in chronic tendon problems, and creative treatment solutions are needed. Continue reading

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Got Tight Hamstrings?

Stretching doesn’t necessary help your muscles to become less stiff. But it has an effect on the brain. Continue reading

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Better to Set Modest Goals?

My experience training for a 5K Continue reading

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My Brother-In-Law Keeps a Supply in His Golf Bag

Using NSAID’s to alleviate the pain of muscle and tendon injuries will get you back onto the field of play sooner but may lead to poorer results in the long run. Here are some alternatives…. Continue reading

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Speed Counts

Scientists are now studying how the biomechanics of your gait changes as you age. Awareness of basic movement patterns can help you maintain speed – and health – at any age. Continue reading

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It’s Hot and Humid Out – Should I Exercise?

If you’ve got a baseline of fitness to begin with, and if you’re careful, there are distinct benefits to working out in hot weather. Continue reading

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Guest Article: Four Types of Shin Splints and Their Causes

Chris Mallac describes different causes of shin splints and how to respond to each variety. Continue reading

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