Tag Archives: exercise

Can Exercise Ease Addiction?

Drug addiction is a common and disabling illness.   According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 21.5 million American adults (aged 12 and older) battled a substance use …

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ATP World Tour Workout

In honor of the Association of Tennis Professionals and Women’s Tennis Association’s Washington Citi Open being held in Washington, DC, this week, here are a few, athletic training tips to …

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Can Exercise Slow Brain Aging?

From early adulthood, memory and other aspects of cognition slowly decline.  The rate of decline in certain aspects of memory may be explained by a combination of overall physical fitness …

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Exergaming May Help Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

It is inevitable. As your brain ages, memory loss is more common and sometimes can become a precursor to dementia. Although there is no strong scientific evidence that Alzheimer’s can …

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Tips to Help Kids with Autism Get Excited About Fitness

April is National Autism Awareness Month.  To celebrate, I’d like to take this opportunity to highlight the importance of athletic training and kids’ health in the autism and special needs …

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Sitting is Bad for Your Brain

Did you know that people who meet the The American Heart Association’s recommended guidelines of 150 minutes of moderate – intense exercise each week – are still at risk of …

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The Spring Cleaning Workout

Spring is here!  Because many parents are celebrating the change of seasons by spring cleaning, I wanted to bring back one of my favorite blogs. The original was blog was posted …

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MLB Workout

It’s officially springtime because the boys of summer are back!  Major League Baseball held its Opening Day on Thursday, March 29. Are you jealous of the speed, agility, arm strength, …

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