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Workouts For The Fall

Summer is an awesome time to get outside of the gym and play sports, go for hikes, surf, paddleboard etc. While these activities are often more fun than holding a plank, they can lead to minor joint and muscle strains. We suggest using Fall as a way to get back into[…]

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Your Gym Partners Affect Your Gym Performance

Your parents would always lecture you on the company you keep when you were a kid, and this new study shows they may have had a point. It turns our that the health and fitness of those around around you affects your own performance. Researchers took 24 people and had them[…]

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Study: A Hot Bath is a Form of Low-Intensity Exercise

The finding that a hot bath = exercise might fit in the “Too good to be true” column, but a new study is showing evidence that soaking in a hot bath can actually have some benefits similar to exercise. A British researcher had subjects take baths at 104 degrees and also[…]

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Don’t Want That Knee Operation? Try Exercise

If you have a torn meniscus in middle age, you may think that your only option is surgery. In fact, this kind of knee operation happens around 700,000 times a year. But a new study says that skipping the surgery and instead doing certain exercises will work just as well.[…]

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Is Pokemon Go Actually Good Exercise?

If you haven’t heard of Pokemon Go yet, we’re not sure where you’ve been hanging out. The “augmented reality” mobile app game has become all the rage, with people wandering around, trying to catch each and every creature that exists in their city. But we wondered — does playing the game[…]

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Does Alcohol Enhance The Workout Experience?

We have discussed the potential pros and cons of using marijuana before a workout, and it seems that according to multiple people there is no definitive answer as to whether or not it’s a good idea. We know clients and friends who like sports (platform tennis, golf) that are often played[…]

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Healthy Habit #12: Red Wine + Dark Chocolate

So we just advised you to limit added sugar. But now we’re going to say it’s OK to eat a little dark chocolate – and to drink a little red wine. We recently read the book Spring Chicken, Stay Young Forever (or Die Trying) by Bill Gifford. He busts many[…]

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