Bob Hobbs’ fascination with sports began when he watched the Hawaii Ironman as a child. He and friends who lived in his neighborhood would have their own version of the Olympics, and by age 14, Bob had already participated in his first triathlon.Since then, he has competed in … [Read more...] about Staying Superfit: Competing and Winning
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It is well established that walking burns calories and reduces the risk of heart disease and stroke, but research is showing that it also affects brain health. A new study published in the scientific journal NeuroImage offers new insight on walking, and how it is effective at … [Read more...] about Want To Improve Your Memory? Take A Walk.
Sue Schonberger demonstrates the split stance. Without moving your feet and legs, rotate at the hips and look around from side to side. This exercise is good for the hips and helps build your balance. Photo by Patti Hartog Chad Garvey, doctor of Physical Therapy at KORT … [Read more...] about Feeling Wobbly? Here Are A Few Ways To Test Your Balance
You can turn swimming into something that is recreational and soothing to your body. “Aqua Therapy in heated pools, like the ones at Mary T. Meagher Aquatic Center or Baptist Milestone Wellness Center, are exceptionally great ways to alleviate arthritis pain and help with … [Read more...] about Swim the Pain Away at One of These Three Places
Remember what it felt like taking those training wheels off your bicycle? That feeling of nervousness down-shifts in your stomach to reveal those first feelings of giddy independence. This is when you get an initial taste of the freedom cycling can offer. For some, this passion … [Read more...] about Electrify Your Bike Ride