Category Archives: Fitness and Weight Management

Fitness and weight management for adults

A Senior’s Guide to Looking & Feeling Young

I am happy to bring you a guest article today from the team of medical experts at Capillus, the world’s first, clinically-proven, FDA-cleared laser cap to treat hair loss. This is an …

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What’s In Your Child’s Lunchbox?

Happy second week of school to students in Maryland and happy third week of school to most of the families in the D.C. area! Back-to-school time is the perfect opportunity …

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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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Incorporate Movement Into Learning

Congratulations! You – and your child – survived back-to-school season! Any educator will tell you that movement with intention anchors learning and prepares the brain for learning. Neuroscience also supports …

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Physical Fun Can Benefit Your Overweight Child’s Mindframe

“A program with clear rules, routines and activities, attentive adults and a chance to interact with peers in a fun environment appears to work as well as exercise at improving …

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Laughter is the Best Medicine

Knock-knock.  Who’s there?  Boo.  Boo who? The healing power of laughter is nothing to cry about! We were born with the gift of laughter.  Laughter is a natural medicine. It …

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Summer Injuries in Youth Sports

Is your child involved in summer 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 …

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Overtraining Hinders 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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