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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

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

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

How to Get the Most out of a Fitness Tracker

The fitness tracker craze doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. Here are a few tips on how to get the most out of your

Slippery When Wet: Preventing Water Sports Injuries

Like any other sport, water sports can cause joint pain, concussions, fractures and other injuries. Learn how you can prevent injury and still have fun.
Whether

When You Should See a Doctor About Joint Pain

Your knee started feeling funny after last weekend’s tennis match. But now it’s Thursday and it still hurts. Time to make an appointment with your

Bottoms Up! Staying Hydrated in the Summer Heat

Beat the heat and stay healthy by drinking more water.
Summer brings sunshine, and sunshine brings heat and a greater chance of dehydration. As your activity