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Exercycles – great inside option for exercising

Hopefully, everyone is continuing on with their New Year’s resolution to get in shape, lose weight, feel better, and whatever else they have chosen to do. Exercising outside in the winter can be very invigorating, but for many it is not an option. With those of you in mind, one of the pieces of equipment you really could pick up cheap or free would be an exercycle. I think many people have exercycles in their home being used as towel racks or clothes hangers.

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Walking Could Help Ease Lower Back Pain, Study Finds

Relief from back pain could be as simple as taking a stroll, a new study suggests. A recent study suggests that a simple regime of daily walking may aid individuals with lower back pain.

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Increased Exercise Doesn’t Seem To Boost Calorie Intake After All

Despite the fact that a tough workout might make you want to eat enough for a family of four, your exercise routine probably isn’t making you consume extra calories, according to a new research review.

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TJ’s Drill – Dislocated Shoulders

What happens when a shoulder is dislocated? St. Cloud Orthopedic Sports Center director Tom Jensen what happens during this injury as well as treatment techniques for dislocated shoulders in this month’s video.

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Shoulder Injuries in Hockey

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Hockey is a very physical and demanding sport with a lot of contact. As the amount of contact increases, the chance of injury also increases. One area commonly injured in hockey is the shoulder—specifically the area just above the ball and socket of the shoulder.

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10 Back-Saving Tips for Lifting and Carrying Luggage

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The larger and heavier your luggage, the more at risk you are for neck, back, and shoulder injuries.

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Avoid Falls on the Ice This Winter with These 5 Helpful Tips

Winter is here, with its frigid temperatures, howling winds, and snowy, icy conditions. The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) reports falls on icy surfaces are a major cause of ankle sprains and fractures. Here are 5 tips to stay safe this winter season.

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3 Easy Ways to Stick to Your Workout Plan This Year

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Happy New Year! The new year brings new resolutions. Fitness and weight loss are usually among them.

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Surviving cancer, they’re now finding strength through exercise

DIANA KUTAS, 60, walked briskly on a sidewalk near Swedish Medical Center in Issaquah during the warm-up for a Team Survivor Northwest fitness class and talked about her fitness accomplishments. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1999. Since then, she’s finished triathlons and completed a roughly 160-mile bike ride.

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Overuse injuries on the rise in younger athletes

Bumps, bruises – even the occasional broken bone – often come with the territory of high school sports, but another type of injury is on the rise among these athletes.

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