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5 Jun 19
Preventing Dehydration

As we head into summer the temperatures are going to start to climb.  Working out during the heat creates its own set of issues that can effect performance.  There is research out there that demonstrates heat can negatively impact marathon running performance from about 2% in elite competitors to as much as 10% in 3hr […]

20 May 19
Is Sunscreen Necessary?

With Memorial Day Weekend coming this week a lot of people will be heading outdoors to bar-be-cue, have holiday parties, enjoy time at area lakes, and head to the beach in the inaugural start of summer!  Wherever you are heading this weekend make sure to pack the sunscreen! But is sunscreen truly that important still? […]

6 May 19
Gardening Tips to Stay Healthy and Prevent Injury

Gardening is one of America’s favorite hobbies. According to the National Gardening Association, 42 million households grow their own food4! No matter what you grow, gardening is a great way to spend time outside in the fresh air. However, it requires a lot of standing, stooping, kneeling, bending, lifting, and crouching. Many of these positions, […]

22 Apr 19
Proper Running Shoe Fitting

Now that you have determined that your old running shoes had to be kicked to the curb, you’re in the market for a new pair.  But which new pair? Going online or to the local shoe store there are literally thousands of choices to pick from; different brands, colors, trail shoes, and price.  Now throw into that […]

8 Apr 19
When to Change Your Running Shoes

As winter slowly lets go and, fingers crossed, we continue to head towards spring’s warmer weather.  The desire to start hitting the outdoors for exercise becomes more prominent.  One of the easiest outdoor activities to get in shape is to go out for a walk, jog, or run. Although there are a significant number of […]