Tag Archives: physically active

  • June 15, 2018

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    Featured MVP Cherokee Kim

    Hi! My name is Cherokee Kim. I am a former Pac-12 Golfer. I have 15 years of competitive golf experience, including several top-10 and top-5 finishes and a collegiate individual title. I would love to use all my golf knowledge and experience and help you with your golf game! My special interests inc

  • December 22, 2015

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    Exercise May Aid Brain’s ‘Rewiring’

    Moderate levels of exercise may increase the brain’s flexibility and improve learning, a new study suggests.


  • December 22, 2015

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    Why Some People Sweat a Lot More Than Others

    You’re trucking along on the treadmill and as you reach for a towel to wipe off the perspiration on your forehead, you can’t help but notice the guy to the right who’s sweating so much. It looks like he jumped in a river. Why is it that some people sweat like crazy and some are barely glisteni

  • December 8, 2015

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    Running with Osteoporosis??

    Q: Is running or jogging good or bad for people with mild osteoporis? A: “Like so many things in medicine, there is no easy yes or no answer” to that question, said Dr. Bjoern Buehring, an assistant professor of medicine and director of the Osteoporosis Clinical Research Program at the Universit

  • November 17, 2015

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    How to Pick a Meditation App

    By now you’ve probably read about how meditation may help you manage anxiety, stress and blood pressure, and help you sleep better, be more creative and improve your relationships. While researchers are still debating many of these claims, a number of apps offer guided m

  • November 17, 2015

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    Assessing the Fitness of Wearable Tech

    Like many people who grew up long before personal computers and cellphones became ubiquitous, I’ve never tried a fitness tracker. I already know I walk about five miles a day, in addition to my daily swim. My weight is stable within a range of two pounds. I prefer to rem

  • November 17, 2015

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    Five Ways Your Smartphone Can Help Your Health

    A doctor friend once told me the best thing I could do for my health was to turn off my cellphone. But that was before smartphone makers began building health and safety features into their phones. Here are five healthful tricks your phone can do.

    (NYTimes.com, by Jennifer Jolly)

  • November 10, 2015

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    Lifting Weights May Aid the Brain?

    Exercise is good for the brain. We know that. But most studies of exercise and brain health have focused on the effects of running, walking or other aerobic activities.


    Now a new experiment suggests that light resistance training may a

  • November 10, 2015

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    Foot Size Affects Running?

    Running efficiency, like fuel economy in cars, reflects how well your body uses energy at any given speed and can be affected by many traits, including body weight and how it is distributed.


    In general, according to a comprehensive 200

  • November 3, 2015

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    How effective is wearing a stabilizing knee support?

    When you say “effective,” we assume that you’re asking how well a knee support can stabilize a wobbly knee or lessen the pain of an arthritic one. The answer, based on a large body of science, is that nobody really knows.


    “For