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Falls Are Common and Costly, But Can Be Prevented

One-third of adults over the age of 65 are likely to fall this year, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)1, and they probably won’t be the only ones harmed. "It's important to realize that falls among older persons, with their staggering physical, emotional as well as economic consequences, have the potential t...

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Bone Health

Healthy bones can help you stay strong and active throughout your life. If good bone health is achieved during childhood and maintained, it can help to avoid bone loss and fracture later in life. For healthy bones, it is important to maintain a physically active lifestyle and eat a balanced diet with plenty of calcium, , and perhaps other supplemen...

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The Importance of Core Strength

Core strength is about more than just having a flat stomach, your core is key in maintaining spinal support and balance. A well-maintained regiment of core strengthening can help prevent future back problems, and lends itself to general spinal health. Your core is made up of your abdominal muscles, erector muscles, and obliques. Here 5 simple exer...

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Stretching 101

Stretching takes on many forms and can have varied results in different individuals. In the end, your body type, physical condition, and exercise goals will determine the best stretches (if any!) for your body. For others, foam rolling is more effective. There are plenty of videos and articles describing “How To.” However, for the best results...

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