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Are Opioids Safe For Young Injured Athletes?
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Are Opioids Safe For Young Injured Athletes?

Over-the-counter medications may be the best option in most cases.

To Lower Your Dementia Risk, Rev Up Your Workouts
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To Lower Your Dementia Risk, Rev Up Your Workouts

Highly fit women are nearly 90 percent less likely to develop dementia.

New Activity Guidelines: Get Up, Get Moving
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New Activity Guidelines: Get Up, Get Moving

The good news: All physical activity adds up to better health.

How to Battle Sitting, the New Smoking
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How to Battle Sitting, the New Smoking

Don’t let a desk job stop you from getting active to stay strong and de-stress.

How and Why to Strengthen Your Core
Fitness & Exercise

How and Why to Strengthen Your Core

Improve your fitness and avoid injuries by building strong core muscles.

Sidelined by Arm Pain: Burners and Stingers Syndrome
Fitness & Exercise

Sidelined by Arm Pain: Burners and Stingers Syndrome

What is causing that burning, stinging sensation in your arm?

Exercise and Sleep: Timing Is Everything
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Exercise and Sleep: Timing Is Everything

Can’t sleep? Try working out — at just the right time.

When Are Post-Workout Aches More Than a Pain?
Fitness & Exercise

When Are Post-Workout Aches More Than a Pain?

Are you “feeling the burn” too long after your workout? Beware of rhabdomyolysis.

Put Workplace Wellness to Work for You
Fitness & Exercise

Put Workplace Wellness to Work for You

Find out how your employer’s wellness program can help you enjoy a healthier life.

Does Alkaline Water Deserve the Buzz?
Diet & NutritionFitness & Exercise

Does Alkaline Water Deserve the Buzz?

Is it really better than other types of water?

Try Yoga for a Healthier You
Fitness & Exercise

Try Yoga for a Healthier You

Find the “ahhh” in your “om.”

Why Being a Woman Raises ACL Risk
Fitness & ExerciseBone & Joint Health

Why Being a Woman Raises ACL Risk

And here’s what you can do to protect your knees.

Will Workout Supplements Make Me a Better Athlete?
Fitness & Exercise

Will Workout Supplements Make Me a Better Athlete?

The pros and cons of trying to get a boost from supplements.

Can You See It? Visualization in Sports
Fitness & Exercise

Can You See It? Visualization in Sports

Mental exercises and imagery can improve your athletic performance.

What You Need to Know About Concussion
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What You Need to Know About Concussion

The sobering facts about sports-related concussion.

Workout Work-Arounds When Your Body Is Challenged
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Workout Work-Arounds When Your Body Is Challenged

You can benefit from exercise despite injuries or mobility issues.

Do You Really Need a Personal Health Coach?
Fitness & Exercise

Do You Really Need a Personal Health Coach?

This could be the one luxury you can’t live without!

10 Exercise Tips for Safe Diabetes Control
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10 Exercise Tips for Safe Diabetes Control

Get moving to help keep your blood sugar in the normal range.

Is a Functional Fitness Program for You?
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Is a Functional Fitness Program for You?

Choose a workout routine that prepares you for your daily life.

Take Fitness from Resolution to Routine
Do Compression Garments Squeeze Out Better Performance?
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Do Compression Garments Squeeze Out Better Performance?

They can offer post-workout relief and help out at work.

What a Pain in the Knee! IT Band Syndrome
Fitness & Exercise

What a Pain in the Knee! IT Band Syndrome

Your running days don’t have to be over!

How to Use Food to Finish Strong
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How to Use Food to Finish Strong

Achieve peak athletic performance with wise nutrition advice.

Strains and Sprains. What a Pain!
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Strains and Sprains. What a Pain!

Take these three steps to avoid sprains and strains

Life Hack: How to Exercise in Extreme Weather
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Life Hack: How to Exercise in Extreme Weather

Beat the heat or fight the cold with these weather-busting workout tips.

9 Static Stretches to Increase Your Flexibility
Fitness & Exercise

9 Static Stretches to Increase Your Flexibility

Banish sore muscles with these easy stretches.

Will Your Pregnancy Be High Risk? Plan Ahead
What Your BMI is Trying to Tell You
Weighty Tips to Build Strong Bones
Fitness & Exercise

Weighty Tips to Build Strong Bones

Your bones are not dead! Learn how to strengthen these living tissues.

Tips for Athletes to Prevent Arthritis
Fitness & ExerciseBone & Joint HealthOsteoarthritis

Tips for Athletes to Prevent Arthritis

Avoiding injury and overuse are keys for preventing arthritis.

Lower Cancer Risk? Keep Exercising!
Keep Moving with Osteoporosis
Round Out Your Workout
Fitness & Exercise

Round Out Your Workout

Only doing one workout activity? Try mixing it up for better results.

Fit at Every Age: You Can Do It!
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Fit at Every Age: You Can Do It!

Young women who begin physical activity younger in life are more likely to continue to be active as they get older.

Exercise Your Way to a Healthier Pregnancy and After
Exercise to Reduce Your Risk of Arthritis Pain
Fitness & ExerciseBone & Joint HealthOsteoarthritis

Exercise to Reduce Your Risk of Arthritis Pain

Stretching, strengthening and cardio are all good for your joints.

Concussion: A Banged-Up Brain
Fitness & ExerciseHeads UpYour Family's HealthBrain Health

Concussion: A Banged-Up Brain

What you need to know about this serious injury.

8 Exercise Myths to Recognize — and Avoid
7 Ways to Conquer Midlife Food Cravings
7 Great Reasons to Get Moving after Menopause
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7 Great Reasons to Get Moving after Menopause

Stay active in your postmenopausal years to prevent weight gain, boost your mood, build bone density and reduce your risk for disease.

15 Tips to Get Your Kids Up and Moving
Fitness & ExerciseYour Family's Health

15 Tips to Get Your Kids Up and Moving

Inspire your children to be fit for life by getting active together.

11 Painless Steps to Overcome Gym Anxiety
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11 Painless Steps to Overcome Gym Anxiety

Do your homework, focus on your goals, and soon you’ll feel right at home.

10 Fun Ideas for Exercising in Dayton’s Great Outdoors
Fitness & Exercise

10 Fun Ideas for Exercising in Dayton’s Great Outdoors

You don’t have to join a gym to exercise and get healthy. Head outdoors for dozens of fitness opportunities.

10 Dynamic Exercises for a Dynamite Workout
Fitness & Exercise

10 Dynamic Exercises for a Dynamite Workout

Follow the photos to get you warmed up and ready to play.

Are You Ready for Some Exercise?
Fitness & Exercise

Are You Ready for Some Exercise?

Are you ready to start exercising, but don't know where to start? This quiz can get you off on the right foot.

8 Tips to Kick Muscle Cramps
Fitness & Exercise

8 Tips to Kick Muscle Cramps

Don't let this painful condition sabotage your sleep!

Exercise: Are You Getting Enough?
Fitness & Exercise

Exercise: Are You Getting Enough?

How to know if you’re on track to improve your health and well-being.

5 Active Exercises for a Dynamic Warmup
Fitness & Exercise

5 Active Exercises for a Dynamic Warmup

Follow the leader to get your body ready to play.

Reap the Rewards of Fitness Trackers
Fitness & Exercise

Reap the Rewards of Fitness Trackers

Find the motivation and accountability you need to keep moving.

Keep That Water Coming!
Diet & NutritionFitness & Exercise

Keep That Water Coming!

Tips for staying hydrated before, during and after your workout.

Are These Fitness Trends Fit for You?
Fitness & Exercise

Are These Fitness Trends Fit for You?

Trying something new could re-energize your workout.

Pokémon Go: Catch ‘em All for Better Health
Fitness & Exercise

Pokémon Go: Catch ‘em All for Better Health

Whether you’re catching Pokémon or reaching your daily step goal, have a healthful, safe experience.

Get Fit Without Ever Leaving Home
Fitness & Exercise

Get Fit Without Ever Leaving Home

Avoid your riding mower and watch your fitness level rise.

Beginner’s Guide to Exercise
Fitness & Exercise

Beginner’s Guide to Exercise

4 simple steps can pump up your success

Make Your Smart Phone Your Fitness Buddy
Fitness & Exercise

Make Your Smart Phone Your Fitness Buddy

There’s an app for that – find out how your smart phone can make you fitter.

The Essential Benefits of Stretching
Fitness & Exercise

The Essential Benefits of Stretching

Stretching is something you do instinctively. Learn tips on how to do it the right way.

Your Secret Fountain of Youth: Staying Active
Fitness & Exercise

Your Secret Fountain of Youth: Staying Active

Spend more time watching TV than lifting weights? It's never too late to get active and get healthier.

Sweet! 16 Ways to Fit Physical Activity into Your Day
Fitness & Exercise

Sweet! 16 Ways to Fit Physical Activity into Your Day

Think you’re too busy to get active? Wrong!

Where to Exercise When the Gym Isn’t for You
Fitness & Exercise

Where to Exercise When the Gym Isn’t for You

Dancing, gardening, even cleaning are all great ways to stay fit at home.

Less Screen Time, More Play Time
Fitness & Exercise

Less Screen Time, More Play Time

Tips to win this age-old battle between parents and kids.

Small Steps

Utilize “Wait” Time

Waiting for your kid’s soccer game to start? Take a brisk walk around the soccer field. Waiting for the coffee maker? Knock out some calisthenics.

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