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Relief for a tight back

Hang out in any gym for an hour or so and you will see a lot of back extension. Lat pulls, barbell squats, cleans – extension, extension, extension. While this isn’t dangerous in and of itself, it is important to counter that uni-directional activity with some flexion. Yoga and general stretching is great to counter […]

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Common injuries in throwing athletes

  The shoulder joint is designed to allow the most range of motion of any joint in the human body. Generally, this is more than enough motion to accomplish daily tasks and to manipulate our environment. Individuals that participate in throwing sports, particularly volleyball, tennis, and baseball, test the limits of range of motion and muscle […]

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Managing diabetes with exercise

Chances are pretty good that you know someone who has been diagnosed with diabetes. Most people are at least familiar with the disease, but knowing about the pathology is helpful in understanding management. Diabetes is a metabolic disorder that implicates one key hormone produced in the pancreas – insulin. In a normally functioning metabolism, insulin […]

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The Right Track for the Whole Day

Breakfast gets your digestive cycle set on the right track for the whole day. Sometimes it is tempting to skip this meal because your body doesn’t feel ready to handle heavier foods. Oats cooked in almond milk are both nourishing to your body and easy to digest, making variations of this meal a great option […]