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Hockey and Hip Injuries

With winter in full swing, many of us are either playing or watching our favorite seasonal sports. Hockey is a popular sport that requires speed and power, and is known for its hard hitting collisions that often lead to injuries. Injuries to the hip are also one of the leading causes for players to miss games in hockey, due to the mechanics of the skating stride. Hip preservation specialist Thomas Wuerz, MD, MSc, MS, examines some of the most common hip injuries hockey players suffer from.

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Sticking to Your Exercise Routine When Bad Weather Strikes

As winter gets into full swing, many of us find ourselves opting to stay inside due to snow, ice, and frigid temperatures. But inclement weather doesn’t mean you have to give up your workout, even if you can’t go outside or get to the gym, you can still exercise. The key is to be consistent! Here are a few ideas on how to meet your fitness goals by getting creative and working out at home.

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Using Technology to Keep You Moving

Bored with your workout routine or away from home for the holidays? It’s easy to get into a fitness rut, or make excuses to not work out. Technology has made exercising easier because you can work out when it’s convenient for you, and there are a variety of nontraditional methods you can try. Thanks to wearable technology, workout Apps and online participation in exercise classes you can maintain a healthy lifestyle on your schedule.

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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: 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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