Archive for August 4th, 2017

Taking the Stairs a Better Pick-Me-Up Than Coffee

A 10-minute climb can increase fitness and motivation, researcher says. By Robert Preidt, HealthDay News Don’t Miss This 8 Most Annoying People at the Gym Fitness Advice That Doesn’t Work Sign Up for Our Healthy Living Newsletter Thanks for signing up! Sign up for more FREE Everyday […]

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Knee replacement not an “easy solution” for obese patients…AAOS

Obesity related to higher rates of infection and other complications following surgery ROSEMONT, IL–Obese patients have a greater risk of complications following total knee replacement surgery, including post-surgical infections, according to a new literature review recently published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS). Because […]

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Exercise for Each Decade of the Adult Lifespan Pete McCall, MS, CSCS, is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer and long-time player in the fitness industry.

Here’s a scary thought: You’re the oldest you’ve ever been. Right. Now. Until we develop the ability to travel back in time, we have to accept the fact that we can’t stop the aging process. Research suggests that the most effective way to minimize the effects of […]

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Senior Exercise and Fitness Tips from HELPGUIDE.ORG

  No Matter Your Age, It’s Never Too Late to Get Started There are many reasons why we tend to slow down and become more sedentary with age. It may be due to health problems, weight or pain issues, or worries about falling. Or perhaps you think […]

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Fitness program: 5 steps to get started – Mayo Clinic

Free E-newsletter Subscribe to Housecall Our general interest e-newsletter keeps you up to date on a wide variety of health topics. Are you thinking about starting a fitness program? Good for you! You’re only five steps away from a healthier lifestyle.By Mayo Clinic Staff Starting a fitness […]

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In sports, who’s really ‘old’?By Michael Nedelman and Robert Jimison, CNN

  Facebook Twitter Share  <img alt=”The Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant shoots during his last NBA basketball game, against the Utah Jazz, in 2016. He ended his 20-year career when he was 37 years old.” class=”media__image” src=”//”> Photos: Champions after 30: Star athletes who stayed in the […]

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Baseball Injury Prevention…from the AAOS

  The U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission reports that in 2010 more than 414,000 Americans were treated in hospitals, doctors’ offices, and hospital emergency rooms, for baseball-related injuries. More than 282,000 of the players treated were 18 years old or younger. Common Baseball Injuries The most common […]

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Throwing Injuries in the Elbow in Children…from POSNA

With the start of the baseball season each spring, doctors frequently see an increase in elbow problems in young baseball players. A common elbow problem in these children is medial apophysitis, commonly referred to by doctors as “Little Leaguer’s elbow.” Anatomy Your elbow joint is a joint […]

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The dreaded Tommy John surgery

Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction, or UCLR, is more commonly known as Tommy John surgery. It is a procedure that is done to repair a damaged ligament in the elbow called the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL).This injury typically makes the elbow feel unstable and requires physical therapy. If […]

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