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At least three states are experiencing an “extremely contagious stomach bug” passing through: Missouri, Illinois, and Iowa. Even if it’s not (yet) in your state, beware, and use best practices at all times to prevent disease transmission! What is it? The stomach virus lasts a day or two and causes diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and sometimes […]

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Cold weather is the start of a more intense season of illness for a reason, as well as some minor inconveniences from the accompanying drop in humidity (or at least they start that way). Stay active against the change in weather, and get a start on a healthy fall and winter. Start by running a […]

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A long weekend doesn’t always mean rest and recuperation, especially if it’s a holiday weekend. After all the fun memories, you might be feeling tired, a little weak, and maybe sunburned. So make sure to build yourself back up this week!

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Ease Winter Running Pains

December 5, 2014

Several runners have told me they love cold weather—they think they get more oxygen because the air is condensed. Others hate it, and worry the burning is hurting them. What’s going on? Really, the air is warm by the time it gets to your lungs—that’s how your body is designed. But, winter air has very […]

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Good News, Coffee Drinkers

January 15, 2014

Weather you need a morning pick-me-up or just hate the taste of water (but don’t want the calories of juice or artificial flavor), two new studies have reinforced the benefits of drinking coffee (and tea). First, caffeine improves your long term memory. This isn’t the first study to make the finding, but it does reinforce […]

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