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7 Fitness Tips for Summer Vacation Travel

It’s vacation season, and for many that means visiting faraway friends, exploring new places and possibly even crossing some things of the ol’ bucket list.  Unfortunately, traveling often also

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How to Talk Positively to Your Kids About Exercise

All kids need exercise. Stacks of scientific research through the years support the myriad ways exercise helps young bodies and minds as they develop and grow.  It’s important, then, for parents to encourage their children

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Jump into March Madness Mindful of Jumper’s Knee

As a large portion of the nation’s attention turns to the “March Madness” NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament in the coming days, now is an ideal time to educate fans, young competitors and even blue-collar workers about an injury prevalent in

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Fitness Toolbox: Foam Rollers Aid in Relief, Recovery

Walk into most fitness stores, athletic retailers or gyms, and you’ll see them selling different versions of colorful, cylindrical items of various sizes and thicknesses, all covered in firm, textured foam.  The items are