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Intermediate-level rotator cuff exercises

Intermediate-level rotator cuff exercises

Many sports activities, including tennis, golf, swimming, or throwing, put a heavy load on the rotator cuff. Even ...
Beyond 10,000 steps: more evidence that exercise intensity counts

Beyond 10,000 steps: more evidence that exercise intensity counts

Walking up to 10,000 steps a day is good for preventing dementia. Walking fast is even better.
Five supplements with potential benefits for endurance athletes

Five supplements with potential benefits for endurance athletes

Five supplements that can help athletes train harder and recover more quickly form a workout
Nutrition & hydration after an event or a rigorous training day

Nutrition & hydration after an event or a rigorous training day

Replenish fluid and your carbohydrate and protein stores as soon after a race as possible.
Nutrition and hydration strategies for race day

Nutrition and hydration strategies for race day

Nutrition and hydration strategies to help you achieve your goals in endurance sports events
Carb loading? Strategic nutrient intake leading up to race day

Carb loading? Strategic nutrient intake leading up to race day

Basic outline of carbohydrate loading and training strategies for the days leading up to race day
Depression is not due to altered serotonin metabolism

Depression is not due to altered serotonin metabolism

A recent review showed no link between serotonin levels and depression. Here are some natural and effective alternatives to SSRIs.
Knee injections? They don’t work much for arthritis

Knee injections? They don’t work much for arthritis

Four methods to help with osteoarthritis of the knee that may be better than injections of hyaluronic acid.
Stronger together: The science behind the Happy Trails Running Club

Stronger together: The science behind the Happy Trails Running Club

Social support improves health behaviors and helps athletes achieve more. That's the science behind the Happy Trails Running Club.
I couldn’t take the heat

I couldn’t take the heat

How much does higher temperature slow you down when running? There's a formula for that......
Two types of low back support: how they work and why you might need them

Two types of low back support: how they work and why you might need them

Self-care of low back problems can include the use of a lumbosacral support or a trochanter belt. Here's what your choices are and why you might need them.
Baby steps: how I shaved 15 seconds per mile off my running speed

Baby steps: how I shaved 15 seconds per mile off my running speed

By increasing my running cadence to 180 steps per minute, I shaved 15 seconds per mile from my running pace. Try it!
How to prepare for the next pandemic? Start with healthier people

How to prepare for the next pandemic? Start with healthier people

The Covid 19 pandemic has upended so much of our social order and stressed the health care system almost to its ...
Walk and chew gum?

Walk and chew gum?

The brain works best when it has a medium level of activity to deal with. Chiropractic erases internally-generated distractions that impair brain performance.
Ice versus heat

Ice versus heat

For years, the RICE protocol (rest, ice, compression, elevation)has been the standard approach to healing from an injury. But it's all wrong.

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