Staying Active

4 Ways to Prepare for Summer Activities

by B. Elizabeth Delasobera, MD, Medical Director, MedStar Health Urgent Care
May 24, 2019

Regularly exercising can be a difficult routine to accomplish, especially during the winter when harsh conditions can make running or…

A Beginner’s Guide to Triathlon Training

by Kate Ayoub, PT, DPT
April 19, 2019

Do you enjoy running, biking, swimming, or all three? Maybe you’re a runner looking for a challenge. Why not try…

4 Ways to Prevent Foot and Ankle Pain

by Paul Stuart Cooper, MD, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and MedStar Health at Lafayette Centre
April 12, 2019

When springtime rolls around, many people are ready to take their exercise-related New Year’s resolutions to the next level through…

4 Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Heart

by Fernando Porter, MD, MedStar Medical Group at Mitchellville
April 05, 2019

Having a healthy heart is pivotal, as heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. This is…

4 Lifestyle Changes to Prevent Heart Disease

by Daniel Dooley MD, Nicholas Paivanas MD
March 08, 2019

Understanding ways to prevent heart disease, the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S., is…

Training for a 5K? Read These Tips to Avoid Injuries

by Matthew Maxwell, MD
January 09, 2019

Running a 5K is a challenging and fun way to stay fit. Although, if you aren’t careful, you can get…