Expert Tips for the School-Aged Athlete

According to Stanford Children’s Health, there are over 3.5 million children who sustain sports-related injuries every year. Add to that the notion that around 70% of kids who play organized youth sports quit by the time they turn 13, and it’s clear to see the...

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How Not To Get Sick at the Gym

The Emmy Award-winning daytime talk show The Doctors headed to three different gyms – budget, mid-range and luxury – to investigate what germs and bacteria are lurking on your treadmill. What did they find? Bacteria on several pieces of cardio equipment, and multiple strains of...

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Top 10 Tips to Avoid Running Injuries

Running is a great exercise enjoyed by all age levels and abilities that carries many benefits: keeps the heart healthy, reduces stress, burns calories and more. Unfortunately, runners and injuries go together like kids and dirt, and you rarely have one without the other. What...

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Top 10 Tips for Better Posture

William Smith, MS, author of Exercises for Perfect Posture, has provided his top tips for better overall general posture. 1. Morning Wake-up Breathe deeply into your belly five times, expanding your chest, ribs, belly and lower back. Stretch your arms and legs in all directions,...

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Top 10 Tips for Triathletes

Terri Schneider, author of The Triathlon Training Handbook, provides these 10 tips for those doing triathlons. 1. Swim each session in organized, coached workouts. Add the most value to your time in the pool by working with a coach on your stroke each time you...

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5 Tips to Make the Most of Your Treadmill Workouts

As tantalizing as all those fancy elliptical, stair climbing, rowing, and stationary biking machines are, the treadmill remains the best piece of exercise equipment in terms of efficiency. The treadmill, compared to other forms of indoor exercise equipment (stationary bike, rowing machine, etc.), is the...

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