The only way to become a better runner is to run, but the more running replaces other exercises in your fitness program, the more likely you are to become injured, suffer from burnout, or develop muscular imbalances. So what's a runner to do (bes... Read more
We all like to get more done in less time, right? We shop from our computers to forgo waiting in lines at department stores and microwave our foods to cut down on cooking time. Some of us even take multitasking to new levels by checking our email whi... Read more
Fibromyalgia is a mysterious condition, characterized by long-term pain throughout the body. In many cases, it is accompanied by tenderness and swelling in the joints, muscles or other soft tissues (known as "tender points"). Fibromyalgia a... Read more
You all probably know how great aerobic activity is for your heart, body and mind. After all, regular cardio exercise has been shown to reduce body fat, decrease total cholesterol, boost mood, lower resting heart rate, and improve heart and lung func... Read more
Most people believe that all exercises are good, safe and effective. After all, it's all exercise, and that has to count for something, doesn't it?
The truth is that some of the machines in gyms aren't safe at all (especially for peo... Read more
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(Reuters) - An influential U.S. panel is calling for HIV screening for ALL Americans aged 15 to 65, regardless of whether they are considered to be at high risk…..
CURRENTLY, the healthcare law rec... Read more
I work in a somewhat busy 24/7 hospital lab, and for the last nine months, we've been going through a transition with a new supervisor, and working 3 people short. This means that I've been called in numerous times, expected to work massive amounts... Read more
After 3+ years of not using Spark, I have in the last year lost about 40 lbs. Now however, having reached somewhat of a plateau, I am back in the hopes that all Spark has to offer, will help me reach my goal of 50 more lbs. Am I on the right track,... Read more
The old running adage is as follows, “in order to run, one must run”—this is commonly referred to as the Principle of Specificity of Training. In other words, in order for you to become a more efficient runner, you must spend time running. But doing... Read more
Although I’ve been a fitness coach for years, I will admit that I don’t always practice what I preach. I don’t stretch quite as much as I should, and as a result, I’ve sustained frustrating injuries that could easily hav... Read more
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