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Thirteen tips for exercising in the heat

We do not want to stop our regular runs or other exercise as the temperature continues to climb but working out in the heat and humidity can be grueling. Along with making the workout more strenuous, exercising in the heat can be hard on our body and have serious, even deadly, effects so we must…
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How to stay fit on summer vacation

We all look forward to our summer vacation but maintaining our workout routine while we travel can be difficult, especially when combined with the temptations of great local food. First, do not set yourself up for failure or disappointment. You do not have to completely abandon your progress, but we need to be realistic and…
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How to have healthy feet in the summer

Throughout the year, but particularly during the summer months of increased sun, heat and humidity, we must make sure we take care of two of our most utilized, but underappreciated assets: our feet. You want your feet healthy to enjoy an active summer with time at the pool, river, or beach, or to take a…
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Girls and soccer: the need to play it safe

Millions of us have watched captivated by the dominance of the U.S. Women in the World Cup. Along with quickly realizing why they are the best in the world, some of us also noticed soccer can be a very physical game with aggressive play. The injuries extend well beyond the legs. There are the headers,…
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