Stretching

Professional Athletes Stretch Before a GameStretching serves multiple functions.  It limbers up your muscles, tendons and ligaments which helps make them more elastic and less susceptible to injury.  Physiological studies…

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Measurin’ Up

Kobe Bryant is OverweightYour Body Mass Index or “BMI” is one of the best simple methods for assessing if you are overweight or obese.  Because the calculation requires only knowing…

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Health v Wellness

 Health and wellness are not synonyms.  And while the dictionary definitions are somewhat similar, the application of these terms in medicine today has evolved to a point where they mean…

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Resolute Resolutions

 Two out of three of us make New Year’s resolutions. Only 8% keep them.  What’s the deal? Why don’t we keep our resolutions?  Caprino and Andersen* say the answer lies between…

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Body Fuel

Are all Calories Created Equal? A calorie is basically an edible unit of energy.  You need to consume calories to provide your body with energy.  Even when you are doing “nothing,”…

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Family First

A man should never neglect his family for business -Walt DisneyThe adage goes something like this … On the day that you die, no one ever wished they spent more…

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