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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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Swimming _blog

Four Ways to Be Active in the Water

Swimming is an ideal form of exercise for those suffering from joint pain. NEBH Orthopedic surgeon and joint replacement specialist James Nairus, MD, explains that swimming raises your heart rate and builds your cardiovascular fitness without putting pressure on your joints the way running or jogging will. If you’re looking to achieve the health benefits of exercising in water but aren’t excited by the repetition of swimming laps, here are a few ideas of other water activities you can try.

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