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Keeping Up With Exercise During the Holidays

The holidays can be a busy and stressful time. Starting with Thanksgiving through New Year’s, you may find yourself moving from one obligation to the next. From going to work parties, fitting in holiday shopping and attending social gatherings, it might be a challenge to stay active and exercise during the season. To help you stick to your fitness routine during this festive time here are a few tips from NEBH Athletic Trainer Bryan Truscott:

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Rowing _Blog

Rowing: Mixing Tradition and Trend

Rowing is becoming a popular way to exercise in the United States, and every October, Boston welcomes some of the world’s best crew teams for the Head of the Charles Regatta. Although at first glance rowing may seem like a strictly upper body workout, it is actually one of the most efficient exercises out there. You don’t have to join a crew team or even go near the water to get the health benefits of rowing, as you can find rowing machines, also commonly known as ‘ergs,’ at most local gyms.  

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Tennis _Blog _2016

Ease into it: Tips for starting Tennis

Feeling inspired to pick up tennis while watching the 2016 Rio Olympics or the US Open? Tennis is simple to pick up and can be a sport you can enjoy at any age. Whether you’re playing doubles, singles or hitting the ball against a wall, tennis is a great form of exercise, and can help you build endurance, speed and strength. Picking up a new sport can be intimidating in the beginning, so here are some tips to ease into it from Paul Weitzel, MD.

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Swimming _Health _Blog

Summer Exercise Dos and Don’ts

When the temperatures rise it’s easy to put off that run, bike ride, or game of tennis. Regular exercise is an important part of staying healthy, so don’t let the summer heat get you off your game. Below are some tips to keep you exercising all summer long from Thomas Wuerz, MD.

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