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Healthy Lifestyles: Don’t Get Thirsty!

Healthy Lifestyles: Don’t Get Thirsty!

The majority of Americans are dehydrated on a daily basis. It’s recommended we get 8 glasses of water a day, which proves to be a challenge for those who regularly consume other drinks, such as coffee, juice, and alcoholic beverages.

Exercise of the Month – (Semi-Stiff Dead Lift)

Exercise of the Month – (Semi-Stiff Dead Lift)

Begin standing with your thumbs on your rib cage and your fingers on the crests of your hip, making sure not to approximate your fingers throughout the exercise. Stand on one leg with your knee bent only slightly. Slowly flex forward from the hips moving...

“Cotton is Rotten” Dress Appropriately for Your Workout

“Cotton is Rotten” Dress Appropriately for Your Workout

It’s important to wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing appropriate for the weather and the activity. Sometimes this is easier said than done, especially during those times of the year when the weather can make such a drastic change from one day to the...

Iliotibial Band Syndrome (IT Band)

Iliotibial Band Syndrome (IT Band)

Your iliotibial band is a fibrous band of tissue running from the crest of your hip, down to your knee. When the band is too tight, it can become painfully inflamed. IT Band Sydrome.