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No one wants to get injured while working out, or deal with a nagging issue such as sore knees or shin splints. One of the best ways to heal faster, or make a chronic problem more manageable is to ice the area correctly. It’s important to know...

We can all use a good pep talk every now and then. Even if you’re doing pretty well, then maybe there’s someone you know who could use some words of encouragement. So clear your mind and allow yourself to think positive thoughts. Sit back and get...

Here in the Midwest it’s been an unseasonably warm start to November. OK, it’s actually been awesome. I can’t remember ever reporting on November football games where the temperature was around 70 degrees that day. Unfortunately, in Ohio we know all too well the mercury can...

I’m sure there are many people out there who engage in a fit, healthy lifestyle, but have immediate family members who don’t. I know some real good examples of that, like where a wife can run road races and the husband would rather run to the...

When it comes to eating right, just like in other areas of life there are no short cuts or quick fixes. It takes discipline and daily attention to eating the right things to attain the health and physique you desire. Here are five healthy eating tips to...

We all need a vacation every now and then, but going back to work is never easy. It becomes even more of a downer if you’ve packed on extra pounds during your hiatus. With some common sense and pre-planning, you can avoid super-sizing your love handles...

Is more better when it comes to working out? Should you work out twice a day? Can you over train? Those are common questions from people who are trying to take their fitness to a higher level. In a nutshell, the answers are yes, yes and...

Chances are that wherever you live people around you are hacking and coughing lately. Hopefully no one has it worse, like the Swine Flu that’s going around. I usually don’t get a cold or flu, but have had a touch of a cough lately. What should you...

When I was in my 20s and even early 30s, the Olympic bar bench press on a flat bench was my favorite exercise if I had to pick one. I can still remember doing what we called "The Ohio State Workout," a 10-8-6-4-2-1 pyramid in which...

Many people laugh when they hear the term “weekend warrior.” However, it’s not funny when those people’s lack of physical fitness, especially when it comes to flexibility, leads to getting them hurt. Weekend Warriors are men or women who participate in a physically strenuous activity only on...