Tag Archives: health

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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You Don’t Need to Have a “Quarterback” Body to Be in Shape

Did you know that you don’t have to run wind sprints and complete athletic training for hours a day like a NFL quarterback in order to be in great shape …

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Overtraining May Hinder Athletic Performance

Now that summer is in full swing, many children – and adults – are making the most of the beautiful weather and are participating in numerous sports teams.  All that …

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Depression and Obesity

Depression has long been linked to obesity and weight gain. In a review paper published in Translational Psychiatry, Professor Julio Licinio of the Department of Psychiatry at Flinders University in Australia …

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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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