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Hamstring Injury

Hamstring Injury

Hamstring injury facts Picture of the hamstring muscles Hamstrings are tendons of the muscles of the back of the thigh. Hamstring muscles bend the knee and straighten the hip. Hamstring muscle injury is a common athletic injury. Most hamstring muscle and tendon injuries heal without surgery. The risk of hamstring injury can be reduced with […]

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Good Workouts Might Extend a Woman’s Life

Good Workouts Might Extend a Woman’s Life

Latest Exercise & Fitness News SATURDAY, Dec. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you can tackle a tough workout, that may bode well for your longevity, new research suggests. A woman’s risk of dying from heart disease, cancer or other causes is much lower if she can engage in vigorous exercise, scientists report. The new […]

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Run Smart This Winter — Here’s How

Run Smart This Winter — Here’s How

Latest Exercise & Fitness News WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Cold, wet winter weather doesn’t have to put the kibosh on your running. Just follow some basic advice to help you maintain your exercise program safely. Before you head outside, check the forecast for temperature, wind and moisture. This is key in planning […]

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Health Tip: Reducing Soreness in Muscles

Health Tip: Reducing Soreness in Muscles

Pictures of the 7 Most Effective Exercises to Do at the Gym or Home (and Tips to Improve Form) See how to properly perform seven exercises including squats, lunges, crunches, and the bend-over row. Good technique is a must for effective and safe workouts. Read more: Pictures of the 7 Most Effective Exercises to Do […]

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Health Tip: Creating a Healthy Routine

Health Tip: Creating a Healthy Routine

Latest Exercise & Fitness News (HealthDay News) — People are creatures of habit, so breaking old practices and forming new routines can be daunting. To start and maintain a new routine, NorthShore University Health System recommends: Figure out what needs to be in your routine. Set small goals. Lay out a plan. Be consistent over […]

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Dislocated Hip

Dislocated Hip

Facts you should know about hip dislocations Hip dislocations occur most often as a result of motor vehicle crashes. They also can be an athletic injury, most commonly from football or downhill skiing trauma. The hip can dislocate forward or backward (anteriorly or posteriorly). Posterior dislocation of the hip is most common. It is important […]

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Health Tip: Understanding Pre-Workout Supplements

Health Tip: Understanding Pre-Workout Supplements

(HealthDay News) — Pre-workout supplements are the buzz around many gyms and athletic facilities. But before you chug these products and start exercising, it’s important that you know more about the supplements. Latest Exercise & Fitness News Cleveland Clinic offers this advice about these products: The supplements typically come in powder or pill form. The […]

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Exercise Tweaks to Revitalize Your Workout Regimen

Exercise Tweaks to Revitalize Your Workout Regimen

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News MONDAY, Nov. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Is your workout routine in a slump? To keep challenging your body, it’s important to tweak your regimen every three months or each season. By aligning these changes to seasonal changes, you can also start the right prep for […]

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The Essential Upper Arm Shape-Up

The Essential Upper Arm Shape-Up

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News FRIDAY, Nov. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Just because your upper arms are temporarily hidden under sweaters and jackets doesn’t mean you should neglect them. Here’s how to tone them with weights for better definition now and when they’re fully back in view. Hammer Curls: These […]