Category Archives: Bone and Joint Health

A 12-week program for adults and seniors that uses bioDensity and PowerPlate to improve bone and joint health. It helps increase bone density, improve posture, increase stability and balance, and counteract osteoporosis, osteopenia and aging.

Don’t Be Scared Of These Halloween Fitness Games

Witches and goblins and ghouls! Oh my!  Traditionally, Halloween isn’t known as a fitness holiday, to say the least.  But, with a little imagination, Halloween can be an exciting holiday …

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Exercise Helps Cognition

A new British Journal of Psychology study has looked at the details behind how cognitive performance may improve during aerobic exercise. The investigators found that both aerobic exercise and upright posture improved …

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“Chemo Brain”

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I’d like to highlight “Chemo Brain” today. If you or a loved one has suffered through breast cancer, you may have heard …

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Virtual Reality Increases Exercise Performance

Using Virtual Reality (VR) headsets while exercising can reduce pain and increase how long someone can sustain an activity, according to new research. The research, led by PhD candidate Maria …

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American Obesity is Rising in 7 States

Seven states in America had obesity rates among adults at or above 35 percent. This record number is an increase from five states in 2016. In addition to the increase, …

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Back-to-School Fitness for Moms

The importance of improving fitness skills cannot be underestimated.  Many adults with low levels of interest in physical activity are often found to have decreased self-confidence.  The American Heart Association …

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Soy and Bone Strength for Women

Do you have a woman in your life who has decreased bone strength? Osteoporosis, decreased physical activity and weight gain are serious health concerns for postmenopausal women.  Researchers from the …

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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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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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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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