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Do You Have Sports-Related Back Pain? Know When to Call a Doctor

Tags: back pain, chronic back pain, exercise, joint pain, spine, sports injuries, strains and sprains, workout

Find out what you need to know about sports-related back and spine injuries. It's important to know when to treat these injuries on your own and when to seek help.


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How to Overcome Anxiety During Your Sports Injury Recovery

Tags: ACL tear, anxiety, Concussions, knee injury, knee rehab, mental health, post-surgery recovery, rehabilitation, sports injuries, sports injury

When sports result in a serious injury, athletes not only need to heal physically. They often struggle to regain confidence. Find out how you can overcome these feelings and get back to your sport.


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Sports Beat: Is Your Heart Murmur Serious? (Video)

Tags: arrhythmias, athletes, heart murmur, heart video, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, sports, sudden cardiac death, video

Your doctor unexpectedly tells you at your annual sports physical that you have a heart murmur. So now what? Here’s how a sports cardiologist can help.


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Your Guide to the No. 1 Fitness Trend of 2015

Tags: exercise, fitness

What workout requires no gym membership and only 15 minutes of your time three times a week? Learn these five tried-and-true body-weight exercises.


Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail — and How to Succeed

Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail — and How to Succeed

Tags: diet, exercise, fitness, healthy diet, smoking, weight loss

Every year, people make resolutions, then abandon them by mid-January. Don’t just blame it on human nature. Instead, use these simple tips to stay on the health bandwagon.


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The 12 Days of Fitness

Tags: exercise, fitness, holiday season

’Tis the season for celebration, family gatherings and holiday fun — but not for sitting still. Keep your fitness routine going throughout December with these daily tips.


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Are These Rookie Mistakes Ruining Your Fitness Routine?

Tags: exercise, fitness, running, strength training

The road to fitness is paved with good intentions, but too many people look for the nearest exit once they hit a few bumps in that road. Here’s how to avoid four common exercise errors.


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Partner Yoga Can Grow Your Relationship and Physical Health (Video)

Tags: exercise, marriage, relationships, yoga, yoga video series

Partner yoga is a newly emerging practice in which poses are shared and supported by another person. Partner yoga is not only for couples. It can be practiced by any two participants- friends, siblings, parents and children.


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Are You Planning a Cleanse or Detox? Read This First

Tags: celiac, celiac disease, crohn's, Crohn's disease, detox, exercise, fruits and vegetables, healthy diet, probiotics, weight loss

You hear a lot about the supposed health benefits of a cleanse or detox, designed to eliminate toxins from your body. If you are considering such a regimen, here's what you need to know.


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5 Hassle-Free Ways You Can Exercise Every Day

Tags: exercise, exercise plan, fitness

You can’t make it to the gym. You don’t want a fitness instructor barking instructions at you. But what if you could kick-start an exercise routing using your everyday environment?