Fitness


#BaptistHealthy In Motion: Exercises for Back Pain...

Good posture is key to preventing chronic back pain and injuries. The “Big Three” exercises are meant to increase endurance of the muscles around your...

October 30, 2019 / 2 min read


Core Muscle Strength and Spine Health: It’s...

Orthopedic physicians and fitness trainers agree that even those who do regular strength-building exercises often overlook the so-called “core muscles” that make up the abdomen...

October 11, 2019 / 3 min read


What is N.E.AT.? And Why It’s Important...

One study after another confirms the many benefits of regular exercise in managing or preventing serious chronic conditions, including heart disease and many types of...

September 30, 2019 / 3 min read


Triathlon Toughness: Injury Prevention Tips for Training,...

Participants in triathlons are unquestionably tough competitors, requiring training in disciplines covering the popular sport’s swimming, cycling and running regimens. They are many physical challenges...

September 18, 2019 / 2 min read


Aggressive Therapy Keeps Athletic Dreams on Track

Max Diaz’s entire future hinged on how well — and how quickly — he could recover from a catastrophic elbow dislocation. A champion high school...

August 14, 2019 / 3 min read


Custom Implants can Improve Healing for Knee-Replacement...

Victory comes in many forms. For Art Auwaerter, victory was being able to participate in an Olympic-style weightlifting competition after undergoing a double knee replacement...

August 1, 2019 / 4 min read


#BaptistHealthy In Motion: Exercise on the Go

It can be hard to stick to your fitness routine while traveling.  Chantis Mantilla, Ph.D., community health manager at Baptist Health South Florida, offers a...

July 17, 2019 / 3 min read


10,000 Steps Daily? How Many Do You...

Taking 10,000 steps a day for optimal health has become a widely held belief. But walking that much may not be necessary for improved health...

July 15, 2019 / 2 min read


#BaptistHealthy In Motion: Power of Breath

De-stress, focus and wind down with these simple breathing techniques that can help lower blood pressure, reduce anxiety, lower stress and improve sleep.  You can...

June 19, 2019 / 2 min read