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Cane Flu

Fighting Back with Cane Fu

By On March 16, 2016

Using an object someone already owns and is likely to have on hand in moments of a potential attack makes Cane Fu classes tangible and appealing.… Read More

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Health & Wellness

Weight Loss Show Reality TV: What’s the Hook?

By On February 24, 2016

The Journal of the American Medical Association estimates that more than one-third of the U.S. population is obese. It is a major health concern that is nearly always trending in the media,… Read More

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Charity

Exercise Your Heart Through Charity

By On January 5, 2015

All fitness apps and tech devices essentially do the same thing. They measure your activity and allow you to set goals. In some instances, these devices act to motivate you by leveraging… Read More

Running
Exercise

Why You Should Have Started Running Yesterday

By On September 18, 2014

I hate to run. That is what I have thought, or led myself to believe for years. I have been involved in sports for as long as I can remember, but I… Read More

HIIT Workout
Exercise

Have You Heard about HIIT?

By On September 4, 2014

A survey completed by the American College of Sports Medicine named high-intensity interval training, or HIIT, as the number one fitness trend of 2014. Given that these workouts have become so popular,… Read More

Fitness
Fitness Fashion

The Fashion of Fitness Wearables

By On July 21, 2014

In 2006, when Nike released the Nike+iPod Sports Kit, I was all over it. Amongst one of the first modern-day activity tracking devices released, its success had a lot to do with… Read More

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Childhood Obesity

The Health Communication Balancing Act: Crafting Messages that Motivate not Berate

By On June 23, 2014

In my day job, I have been working on an interesting project that has presented a complicated problem: how to “market” a clinical study for an investigational medication for type 2 diabetes.… Read More

National Bike Month
National Bike Month

Infographic: May is National Bike Month—Get Out and Ride!

By On May 28, 2014

May is National Bike Month, sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists and celebrated in communities from coast to coast. Established in 1956, National Bike Month is a chance to showcase the… Read More

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Pregnancy Health

Debunking the “Fit for Two” Media Myth

By On May 23, 2014

Having never been a mother myself, I have always been fascinated by the different stages of childbearing on a woman’s body. Admittedly, though, the mere thought of me being pregnant one day… Read More

Inactivity
Physical Activity

Get Up and Move. Your Health Depends on It!

By On April 23, 2014

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendsthat we get at least 30 minutes of moderate activity five days a week or 20 minutes of vigorous activity three days a week.… Read More