Tag Archives : Exercise

General Medical

Staying Motivated to Stay Healthy


As the icy wind howls (for many of us) and we all get back into our weekly routines, it can be hard to believe the resolutions we made in the glitter and shine of New Year’s Eve: making time for the gym, packing a healthy lunch, remembering to breathe. To help you stay motivated for healthy changes, here’s some WVFC…
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Fitness · General Medical

Protecting Your Knees, From Core to Floor


At Mount Sinai Hospital, here in New York City, I lectured last month to a group of orthopedists, physiatrists and physical therapists. Our topic of interest was the patella, and my specific lecture was how to protect the knee from undue stress. As a clinical director, I can tell you without looking at numbers or charts: Knees give people a…
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General Medical

Dr. Holly Andersen on Cholesterol


WVFC is happy to welcome Dr. Holly Andersen, a member of our Medical Advisory Board. Dr. Andersen, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Weill Cornell Medical Center, has additionally served as the Chief Medical Resident for the Department of Medicine and Director of Education and Outreach for the Ronald O. Perelman Heart Institute at The New York Presbyterian Hospital. She…
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General Medical

Dr. Pat: Spring Training Begins


by Patricia Yarberry Allen I don’t get out much.  It is easier to control how much you eat if you don’t go out to breakfast, lunch and dinner as part of your professional and social life.  It does amuse me (or it may in two weeks when I recover from this debauched period of my life) that I stress mindfulness…
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Fitness · Health

Getting Yourself to the Gym- when everybody else is!


“6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1!” Maybe watching the countdown, you were thinking of a countdown of your own.  Making 2009 the year you drop a size, drop some weight, feel strong and healthier.  Maybe you’re thinking about joining a gym. You’re not alone.  And, when you get to the gym, you’re really not alone.  Everyone’s on the elliptical.  You’re…
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