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You may have heard your doctor or other medical professionals say that regular exercise helps lower blood pressure or can help reduce the risk of developing high blood pressure. The reason for this is simple: Regular exercise makes your heart stronger, which means it can pump blood with less effort. If the heart uses less effort to pump the blood, it decreases the force on the arteries, which lowers blood pressure.

October 2016
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There’s a lot of talk in the news these days about concussions. It’s even been the topic of a recent movie starring Will Smith. As the school year begins, and student athletics start, it is again a hot topic. But what exactly is a concussion, how do you recognize the signs and symptoms, what do you do if someone has potentially suffered a concussion and what are the methods of prevention?

September 2016
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There are many products on the market today to help you stretch and soothe tired, sore muscles. In this article, we are going to focus on the foam roller.

August 2016
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Summers are usually full of fun outdoor activities, like picnics, barbecues or dinners made on the grill. However, transporting food combined with the increase in temperatures creates a prime environment for food-borne bacteria to grow and multiply.

July 2016
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Travel can be very challenging. Making arrangements, packing, sticking to the schedule, the crowds, jet lag – it can all add up to create a stressful experience. However, there are some things you can do to minimize the stress of traveling. Sticking to good habits can keep you feeling well. This can help keep your stress levels down and make traveling run smoothly.

June 2016
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There’s a lot of talk in the media these days about the dangers of sugar, but is it accurate? Is there any amount of sugar that’s OK?

May 2016
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The brain is an organ, and like the other organs in the body, it is constantly changing, adapting and repairing itself in response to life’s activities, including exercise. It also changes as we age, just like the rest of the body.

April 2016
Stress Down = Performance Up

Stress Down = Performance Up

Learning how to cope with and manage stress levels is important because it can affect us physically and emotionally and cause workplace issues.

March 2016
Strength-Training Can Be For Kids

Strength-Training Can Be For Kids

Strength-training is a key component to overall fitness. But what is the best age to start adding it to an exercise program? How young is too young? Does it stunt growth?

January 2016
Keys to Prostate Health

Keys to Prostate Health

December 2015
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