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Tips For Staying Active As You Age

When thinking about competitive sports, you might picture professional athletes in high impact sports like football, basketball, soccer or baseball. These athletes are usually in peak physical condition and are rarely performing professionally past their mid-forties. Many older adults may think that their days of playing competitive sports are behind them, but in reality, there [...]

Ted Talks: How Do You Measure Strength?

Strength —like beauty and perfect guac— is in the eye of the beholder. After all, one person’s strong is another person’s weak. Sure, there are universal standards for some medical categories (blood pressure, cholesterol and the like), and those benchmarks serve as one data point that can reveal something about our overall health and risks. [...]

Myth Busting: CrossFit

By Julie Walter   CrossFit has been named one of the fastest growing sports since its creation in 2000. With its increase in popularity, there has been a lot of misinformation and misconceptions. Before you decide the sport is too dangerous or intense, read these 5 common myths about CrossFit. CrossFit is dangerous  One of [...]