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Fitness Benefits of Ice Skating

Ice skating is an activity with many health benefits. It’s good for the body and mind and can be enjoyed solo or as a social event. Now is a great time to take advantage of the outdoor ice rinks for exercise in the fresh air. If you are looking for something to do year round, stick to the indoor ice rinks for a way to stay fit and active. 

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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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Make 2017 Your Healthiest Year Yet

Many people start the New Year with a list of resolutions like finally sticking to a weight loss plan, to get more exercise, to get organized or to save more money. Often times, resolutions fail as people set unrealistic goals. This year, rather than focusing on one thing, try focusing on your overall health. When focusing on your overall health as a long term solution, you can make lifestyle changes that will last longer than a fad diet.

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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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