Tag Archives: athletic training

Why You Need to Drink Water

Summer is in full swing, and many people are taking advantage of the nice weather by taking their workouts outdoors. As the weather continues to warm, I’d like to take …

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Summer Injuries in Youth Sports

According to Medical News Today’s “Young Athletes: Injuries and Prevention,” James R. Andrews, a former president of the American Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), states, “The United States has experienced …

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February is Heart Disease Awareness Month

February is Heart Disease Awareness Month.  So, in honor of Valentine’s Day, celebrate your heart! Follow these heart-healthy tips to keep your ticker ticking: Don’t smoke or use tobacco. This …

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When Exercising, Simpler Can Be Better

If you’re not an athlete or serious exerciser — and you just want to work out for your health or to fit in your clothes better — beginning a fitness …

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Repeated Dieting Leads to Weight GAIN

New research by the universities of Exeter and Bristol suggests that repeated dieting may lead to weight gain because the brain interprets the diets as short famines and urges the …

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Made Your New Year’s Resolutions Yet?

Are you thinking about reinventing yourself in 2017? Or, using the new year as a long overdue excuse to get rid of bad nutritional habits or improve your athletic training …

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Is Your Child Too Young to Train Like an Olympian?

Now that the Olympics is in full swing, children –and their parents – all over the world are wondering if they have the athleticism to compete in sports on the …

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Exergaming Improves Motor Control

Playing action-based video games and exergaming (combining exercise with technology) may boost players’ ability to coordinate incoming visual information with motor control, a skill needed for many real-world behaviors including …

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Our Diets are Improving – But We Can Do Better

Did you eat your fill of hot dogs, chips and potato salad this past Fourth of July? You’re not alone. Everyone indulges sometimes – and we should – in order …

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