A Runner’s Alphabet—P Is for Quite a Bit, Actually – Running for Masters – Running Fitness Article

  is a good letter. I wish everyone: Peace for you and yours Progress, power, and pep in all you do Personal growth, physical, mental, and spiritual (however you define it) Pride in your accomplishments Promise in your future Also: Pause in whatever you’re doing right now. Allow yourself to be where you are. Quiet your breathing. Give yourself a big pat on the back. I’m sure you’ve worked hard all year, and I hope you’ve achieved most, if not…

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4 Key Strategies for Preventing and Treating Osteoarthritis (OA) – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

4 Key Strategies for Preventing and Treating Osteoarthritis (OA) Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis that affects an estimated 12.1% of the U.S. population (nearly 21 million Americans age 25 and older).  OA is one of 171 different types of arthritis.  The chance of developing osteoarthritis increases with age.  Most people over age 60 experience OA to some degree. Arthritis is a commonly used term that can have multiple meanings depending on the person.  In general, arthritis means inflammation…

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Badger CrossFit | Rest and Revitalize for Optimum Health – Crossfit Fitness Article

Badger CrossFit | Rest and Revitalize for Optimum Health Vacation season is in full swing. Whether you are traveling to the mountains or the beach, it’s the time of year when many of us start planning for a much needed break from the daily grind. When you think of getting fit, resting is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. It is true that becoming healthy and fit involves work. It involves lots of effort and sweat and…

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The Hidden Cause of Your Constant Neck & Upper Back Pain – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

The Hidden Cause of Your Constant Neck & Upper Back Pain | Share | Tweet | Share | print | email Neck pain and upper back pain may be two of the most common ailments people experience. From struggling to move your neck, to worrying about the position you sit in on your favorite sofa, pain in the upper torso is debilitating. Yet, many of those who experience these kinds of issues haven’t suffered a fall, twisted their necks unnaturally,…

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A Runner’s Alphabet—R Is for Rest – Running for Masters – Running Fitness Article

  is for rest. I originally published this blog almost exactly a year ago as advice for what do to after a long training run. Especially during this very hot summer, Constructive Rest will replenish your mind and body if you take the time for self-care. Congratulations—you’ve finished your long training run! You’re probably exhausted but very happy and (I hope) uninjured. Allow yourself to enjoy that feeling of sweaty pride—you’ve earned it! What do you do next? If you’re…

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