Category Archives: Exercise

Get off that deadly chair – Sitting too long raises fatality risk, experts say

Posted on June 25, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Here’s a new warning from health experts: Sitting is deadly. Scientists are increasingly warning the public that sitting for prolonged periods of time, even if you also exercise on a regular basis, could be bad for your … Continue reading

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Embracing Gravity: Practicing Balance Teaches One to Fall

Posted on January 20, 2014

Between diving for basketballs, rock climbing, and riding dirtbikes, I have had some hard landings, but none recently until last June. I was riding my bicycle, when a woman, with her infant in a papoose, decided to stop directly in … Continue reading

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Will Toning Shoes Actually Tone Your Body? Are They Worth the Extra Money?

Posted on November 9, 2013

Have you noticed “toning shoes” such as Shape Ups, MBT’s, and Easy Tones? They are easily recognized because the sole is extra thick, rounded, and the heel is missing.  This forces the wearer to adopt a rolling motion when walking.  … Continue reading

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