Fitness


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


5 Tips for Healthy, Injury-Free Running

Today is Global Running Day, a day where people from 140 countries pledge to take part in some type of running activity. The day also...

June 5, 2019 / 3 min read


Stroke Survival: What You May Not Know...

You’ve probably heard about the F.A.S.T. system of recognizing stroke symptoms. But did you know that it just takes one of those symptoms — not...

May 21, 2019 / 4 min read


Here’s Why the Time of Day Matters...

Do you go for a jog first thing in the morning, or do you hit the gym after work or in the evening? Your answer...

April 29, 2019 / 2 min read


Exercising Caution: Dog Walkers Who Are 65-Plus...

Going for long and brisk walks can make for an ideal aerobic routine or an excellent way of starting a regular exercise program. But adults...

April 10, 2019 / 3 min read