Running the Race

Running the Race

A race is a great way to both challenge and to motivate yourself in terms of running. There are a lot of different types of runs and races. They range from fun to definitely more competitive and intense. Here is a list of the various runs and races you can find all...

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Running and Joint Health

Running and Joint Health

Do you get out of bed in the morning stiff, sore and almost needing a good massage? Chances are, your joints are probably talking to you and you should probably listen. Joints occur anywhere in our body that two bones meet and allow for movement between those bones....

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Be a Better Runner: A Four Part Series

For the next couple of weeks I am going to do a series on running. This series will focus on some of the ways we can improve running for exercise and it will also focus on some ways to treat as well as prevent certain injuries. I used to hate running. Honestly! As...

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Pure Performance Team Athletes

Pure Performance Team Athletes

Are you into the Olympics as much as my family is? Every night we have been gathering around the television to cheer on our favorite gymnasts, runners, and swimmers. To say the least, it has been exciting. So in honor of the Summer Olympic Games Rio 2016, I wanted to...

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What You Need to Know About BMI

BMI, also known as body mass index, is a simple screening tool to estimate body composition. Body composition is important because of its impact on health. These days, many people have too much body fat, and some have too little lean muscle. Excess fat increases the...

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Your Personalized Health Print

Good health goes beyond what you put into your body. So when I took this health assessment the other day, I realized that my top health goals are more than just the food I eat and the amount of exercise I get. By answering a few questions I was able to see first hand...

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10 Reasons Your Blood Sugar May be off Kilter

10 Reasons Your Blood Sugar May be off Kilter

Blood sugar concentration or blood glucose level is the amount of glucose (sugar) present in the blood of each person. The body naturally regulates blood glucose levels as a part of metabolic homeostasis but sometimes can get out of whack depending on certain things...

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Why Dehydration is Making You Sick and Fat

Last week I talked about the importance of staying hydrated during these hot and humid summer months. But the truth of the matter is, getting the proper hydration into our system every day of the year is so incredibly important because obesity and illness have been...

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