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8 Aug 17
All You Need to Know About Sun Exposure

Sun exposure often has a negative connotation associated with it. It is well known that ultraviolet (UV) radiation from sun exposure accelerates skin aging and increases your risk for skin cancers1. Although this is the case, there are multiple health benefits of sun exposure to remember. Some of the advantages include: Enhanced mood Improved sleep […]

8 Jun 17
Know the Risks with Dehydration

Working out during high heat creates it’s own set of issues that can effect performance.  Frequent research has been able to demonstrate that heat can negatively impact marathon running performance from about two percent in elite competitors to as much as 10% in three hr finishers, with similar results being seen in elite cyclists. Dehydration […]