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Fitness · Health

Water and Exercise—It’s About More Than Thirst

By Jonathan Urla, MFA
By Jonathan Urla, MFA

There are no hard and fast rules when it comes to water and exercise, and it is possible to drink too much water (hyponatremia), which has it’s own negative consequences. So, before you guzzle a 64-ounce bottle of water, here are some general guidelines.

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General Medical

Staying Motivated to Stay Healthy

By Women's Voices For Change
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

By Eveline Erni
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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Fitness · Health

Fighting Back from the Holidays

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
By Patricia Yarberry Allen It is hard to find something that is good for the butt, brain biochemistry, balance both physical and spiritual, bra fat, back fat and burning off all those holiday calories.  I have found a new exercise program that does all this and more.  Boxing…that’s right, fighting.  I have been boxing with PJ for weeks now and…
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