Month: May 2015

Work Up a Sweat – Your Life May Depend on It

  Do you exercise regularly?  If not, it’s time to start. We all know it’s healthier to exercise regularly than to sit around doing nothing, but research has been mixed as to whether the type of exercise is more important than exercise itself. A recent study hints at an important answer, suggesting more vigorous exercise […]

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Understanding Running Injuries

  Running places extraordinary demands on your body. Did you know that you can feel running injuries in many places, including the feet, shins, knees and hips? Several St. Louis personal trainers describes a few types of injuries below. If you need assistance on performing exercises to help prevent the injuries, consult with a personal […]

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Exercise and Type 2 Diabetes

  Did you know that diabetes affects nearly one-tenth of the US population – a widening epidemic with more than 5,000 new cases per day?  Type 2 diabetes, formerly called non-insulin-dependent diabetes or adult-onset diabetes, accounts for about 90% of diabetes cases.  Do you have type 2 diabetes?  The good news is that many people […]

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Improve Your Stability and Mobility with These Functional Exercises

  How well do you function on a daily basis?  Function is an important component of a healthy lifestyle. Without function, we are unable to perform activities of daily living, leaving us dependent on others for assistance and unable to work toward other goals in health, fitness and performance. To remain functional with every day […]

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