Sports and Fitness

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6 Top Low-Impact Sports for Summer Fun

Summer offers endless opportunities to get fit — all while enjoying the great outdoors. Read on for our top picks.
Warm temps, bright sunlight and longer

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6 Reasons Why Team Sports Are Good for Your Health

It feels good to be part of a team. Now, researchers have found that it’s also a boost to your overall health and well-being.
Team sports

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7 Easy Ways to Squeeze Fitness Into Your Day

You have a job and a household to keep on track. You’re running around everywhere — except to the gym. Here’s how to find time

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Do Concussions Increase the Risk of Stroke or Brain Cancer?

Whether from a minor car accident to a game of flag football, concussions are surprising common.
Concussions occur whenever the brain moves or shifts within the

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The Most Common Snowboarding and Skiing Injuries — and How to Prevent Them

Here’s how to stay safe and make it home in one happy, healthy piece after hitting the slopes this winter.
First the good news: Serious skiing

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How Exercise Can Help Breast Cancer Patients Recover

Exercise may be the last thing on a survivor’s mind, but physical activity can actually play an important role in healing.
Doctors aren’t sure why, but

Can Brain Activity and Exercise Delay Alzheimer’s Disease?

A new Alzheimer’s disease study examines how cognitive and physical activity can help brains stay healthy.
IT CAN START slowly and with slight changes.

You misplace your

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How Being a Weekend Warrior Can Lead to Injuries

Many of us are guilty of squeezing too many physical activities and recreational sports into the weekend to make up for our sedentary lifestyles during

How to Best Use the Data From Your Fitness App

We are constantly bombarded with fast and furious data from our fitness apps. What is the best way to use this data to improve our