Staying Active

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…

3 Tips for Running Your First 5K

by Matthew Maxwell, MD
January 04, 2019

Every year, thousands of runners across the U.S. complete 5K races, which is equivalent to 3.1 miles. Most people who…

Weighing In: 4 Tips to Help Teens Beat Obesity

by Joan Bardsley, MBA, RN, CDE, FAADE
September 19, 2018

It’s no exaggeration that there’s an obesity epidemic among U.S. teens. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notes that…

4 health conditions that running can treat or prevent

by Dr. Matthew Daniel Sedgley, MD
September 05, 2018

Running is a great way to lose weight and de-stress. However, a benefit that is often overlooked is that running…

4 most common running injuries and how to avoid them

by Josh Billings, PT, MPT, regional director, MedStar National Rehabilitation Network
July 23, 2018

Research shows that running is a great way to reduce stress, stay in shape, and lose weight. But, as many…