Tag: exercise & fitness

Inspired by the Olympics? Here are Top...

There are well-proven motivating factors that can help you stay on track, or get you started on a program long...

July 27, 2021

Exercise and Your Health: How Being Fit...

New studies have heralded another major advantage to being physically active or taking part in a regular exercise routine: Those...

July 14, 2021

Returning to Exercise Post-COVID-19

Returning to exercise after an illness like COVID-19 takes planning and patience, says Maria Kyriacou, M.D., a primary care sports...

May 26, 2021

Quarantine 15: What is it? Why is...

“Quarantine 15” is the new “Freshman 15” — which referred to students starting in college who end up with unwanted,...

April 24, 2021

Tracking Your Fitness: How to Walk an...

If you want help to follow through with your goal of becoming more active, you may want to invest in...

January 26, 2021

‘Too Far, Too Fast’ — Physician Q&A...

During the COVID-19 pandemic, both experienced and newbie runners have hit the roads and parks to offset the effects of...

January 13, 2021

Figuring Your Ideal Weight

A BMI “body mass index” quickly configures a status number (18.5-24.9 considered “normal”) using your height and weight. But a...

December 30, 2020

Roundup: Flu Rates Decline; Fitness Apps Surge;...

CDC: Flu Cases Down as Precautions Against COVID-19 Help Prevent ‘Twindemic’ Higher flu vaccination rates, combined with the social distancing,...

December 24, 2020

Being Heart Healthy is About ‘Eating Patterns’...

As the first “shelter-in-place” orders went into effect in March of this year, the American Heart Association (AHA) intensified its...

December 23, 2020

How Much Exercise Will Offset 10 or...

Too much sitting, or as much as 10 hours a day of not moving around, can increase your risk of...

December 7, 2020

Recent Posts

COVID-19 Roundup: Experts Urge Vaccinations, Mask...

Baptist Health Experts: Getting Vaccinated, Mask Wearing are Key to Slowing Surge in Hospitalizations Undoubtedly, the unvaccinated are driving the current surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations...

Simple Skin Test Can Confirm Parkinson’s...

Patients suspected of having Parkinson’s disease can now have their diagnosis confirmed with a simple skin test available at Marcus Neuroscience Institute in Boca Raton....

Lynn Cancer Institute Expands Services to...

Eugene M. & Christine E. Lynn Cancer Institute at Boca Raton Regional Hospital has expanded its life-saving cancer diagnosis and treatment services in Palm Beach...

COVID-19 Cases Are Rising Again. What’s...

COVID-19 is again dominating the headlines and challenging the healthcare system, with a sharp increase in new infections. Nearly 20 percent of these new U.S....

Mental Health Problems Can Affect Anyone...

It can be assumed that the physical health of the average Olympic athlete falls somewhere between “excellent” and “specimen” – and that their mental health...

Women Are Still Less Likely to...

Despite a growing awareness over the past several years, only about half (56 percent) of women recognize that heart disease is their No. 1 killer,...

Inspired by the Olympics? Here are...

There are well-proven motivating factors that can help you stay on track, or get you started on a program long before the new year gets...

Sarcoma Awareness Month Spotlights Rare but...

Unless you or someone you know has been diagnosed with it, odds are you probably don’t know too much about sarcoma. It’s an extremely rare...

COVID-19 Roundup: Vaccines vs. Delta Variant;...

Study: Pfizer Vaccine Strongly Protects Against Symptomatic COVID from Delta Variant The vast majority of hospitalizations from COVID-19 are among unvaccinated adults. Meanwhile, growing research...

Knowing Your Sweat Rate Can Help...

The thousands of long-distance runners who have trained for months for this weekend's ING marathon and half-marathon know how important hydration is for health and...