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More News on Memory and Exercise

03/11/2014 | 12:00 PM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   Numerous studies have been conducted in the past 10 years focusing on exercise and memory, creating a consensus about the positive effect of exercise on brain functions. Still, details have been missing, and many questions remain. When is the best time to exercise? Is a more strenuous workout more beneficial? […]

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Greg Kelser’s 32 Tips to Improved Basketball

03/06/2014 | 02:37 PM

[Written by Greg Kelser].   The following are Greg Kelser’s 32 tips to improved basketball:   1. First and foremost, you must decide that you want to improve and then commit yourself to doing all that is required. You must realize that this is a process and results are not immediate.   2. Since the […]

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Snow Shoveling Reminder

03/05/2014 | 05:32 PM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   We’re entering the end of the winter season, but there is the possibility for more snow. Remember these important pointers from the American Heart Association for snow shoveling safety!   • Take breaks. Frequent rest breaks during shoveling will help avoid overstressing your heart. Pay attention to how your feel. […]

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Memory Walks

02/25/2014 | 01:37 PM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   Do your brain a favor … make walking a part of your regular routine! Evidence that regular walking benefits brain health continues to pile up. If you’re not a walker, this should convince you to start!   A recent study from The Beckman Institute at the University of Illinois involving […]

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Recharge While You Sleep

02/18/2014 | 02:02 PM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   It’s not surprising that eighty percent of Americans suffer from long-term lack of sleep. When faced with overwork, stress, and tight schedules, sleep is often the first victim of the time budget. Be careful, the results can be harmful to long-term health and reduce your ability to manage day-to-day tasks! […]

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Cold Weather Workout Tips

02/11/2014 | 01:13 PM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   It’s been an unusually cold winter, which can wreak havoc on your workout schedule! Don’t give up. That winter weight gain isn’t all tied to eating more or lack of exercise. New research shows how important exercise is … especially in the winter. In this study, researchers from the University […]

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Take a Vacation from the Winter Blues

02/04/2014 | 12:49 PM

  Winter is almost here. That means staying in and waiting for spring — right? Not at all! There are plenty of activities you can do in the winter, no matter where you live. You can even plan a getaway to one of the many winter sports resorts in the United States.   From coast […]

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Dr. Dunham’s Cabin Fever Cure

01/28/2014 | 02:36 PM

  “I’ve got cabin fever, it’s burning in my brain. I’ve got cabin fever, it’s driving me insane,” sang the Muppets in their 1996 blockbuster, “Muppet Treasure Island.”   Well, in truth the movie may not have achieved blockbuster status, but most of us won’t soon forget the “Cabin Fever” song. Perhaps because it hits […]

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Jigging Your Way to a New Way to Fish

01/21/2014 | 12:23 PM

  As fall turns to winter and the lakes begin to freeze, that doesn’t quite mean fishing season is over. With some slightly different equipment—as well as your winter clothing—you can keep fishing all the way until spring. In case you’re new to the sport, have no worries. With just a few additions to your […]

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