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Exercise

Youth Athletics – How Much Is Too Much?

Youth athletics is growing at a rapid pace. More and more travel leagues and advanced teams give skilled players the opportunity to improve their skills. But at what cost? A review by Brown University recently studied over 10,000 children and teens. Their conclusion –┬ákids...
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Movement and Physical Activity Can Lead To Happiness

Movement and physical activity can lead to happiness. Researchers have examined numerous studies and have determined a positive relationship between activity level and happiness. One of the studies showed a 1.4 and 1.5 increase in happiness among youth. The former increase coming...
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Foam Rollers have Amazing Health Benefits

Foam rollers have been an amazing addition to the health and fitness world. They are inexpensive, easy to use, and help with a variety of musculoskeletal conditions. Foam rollers can also be used on vacation or business trips when you don’t have regular access to your...
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Running On The Beach – Pleasure or Pain?

Running on the beach can be a lot of fun, at least for some. A couple of weeks ago I was in Florida on vacation with my family. My oldest daughter and I decided to go for a run on the beach. I typically run around the neighborhood in my Vibram FiveFinger shoes, so I figured a...
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Running Injuries That Need To Be Treated Sooner Than Later

Running injuries can lead to pain, lack of motivation, and change in personality. If you are a runner, then you love to run. Running is more than just exercise, it becomes a release of stress. It allows you to get inside of your head for a time while working up a great sweat. If...
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