Fitness


Running for the Health of It

In addition to being positive for overall health, leisurely running can be good for hips and knees. People who run recreationally have a lower chance...

June 7, 2017 / 2 min read


Seniors Get Moving at Dadeland Mall (VIDEO)

The Dadeland Walkers group has been meeting at the mall before it opens to exercise for the last 15 years.

May 9, 2017 / 1 min read


Your Body Shape and Your Health

All fat is not equal. When it comes to people who are overweight or obese, those with the most concentration of “belly fat” are at...

April 26, 2017 / 3 min read


Lower Back Pain: When to See Your...

Have you experienced pain in the lower portion of your spine? You are not alone. About 80 percent of adult Americans will have lower back...

April 12, 2017 / 2 min read


Recovery From ‘Devastating’ Ankle Injury

Tracy Baker, M.D, a plastic surgeon in Miami is an avid sportsman who enjoys hunting, fishing and all things outdoors. On July 9,2016, during one...

March 20, 2017 / 2 min read


Tips on Controlling Portion Sizes

If you’ve been eating on the run or at restaurants, you’ve probably noticed that portion sizes have increased over the years. And so are Americans’...

March 6, 2017 / 2 min read


Lower Back Pain: Physical Therapies Over Meds...

New guidelines from the American College of Physicians (ACP) emphasize that doctors should suggest prescription pain medicines only as a last resort after patients try...

February 17, 2017 / 3 min read


Heart Palpitations: When is it Serious?

Having heart palpitations is often associated with a racing heart beat. But the term covers other irregularities related to the body’s “electrical system” that should...

February 13, 2017 / 2 min read


2017 Miami Marathon and Half Marathon (Video)

An international field of 25,000 runners from 80 countries made their way to the start line of the 15th edition of the Miami Marathon and...

January 29, 2017 / 1 min read