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Fitness

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  • Better food choices can control your hunger pangs

    Whether you're trying to lose weight or simply focus on a heart-healthy eating regimen, a growling stomach can interfere with your eating goals. Hunger is a normal body reaction and survival mechanism. But in today's environment of ample food...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Surgery can usually treat urinary incontinence, but less invasive options are available

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 43 and have had trouble with urinary incontinence since having my fourth child at 41. It seemed manageable until about 6 months ago, when I started to notice it happening more frequently. At what point should I consider surgery?...
  • House advances super-sized sales-tax holidays, shuts down Democratic amendments

    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida shoppers could get sales-tax "holidays" on computers, hurricane supplies, dryers, toilets, gym memberships and a raft of other goods under a plan advanced in the state House Wednesday.   Lawmakers are using the state's budget...
  • Four new products designed to aid workout recovery

    Four new products designed to aid workout recovery
    Coaches and physical therapists call it the RICE protocol: rest, ice, compression, elevation. After a workout, runners and cyclists who want to reduce muscle injury and fatigue, speed recovery and safely get faster and stronger should take it easy the day...
  • Bounce back with a therapy-ball spine massage

     Bounce back with a therapy-ball spine massage
    A stiff, sore upper back makes it hard to take a deep breath and relax. The good news is that you can ease that tightness with the help of two rubber therapy balls (or tennis balls). Fitness instructor Jill Miller developed this upper-back soothing...
  • Migraine disorder comes with its own set of clues to preventing pain

    Starting in her 30s, Barbara Schulties began suffering from debilitating headaches, which she describes as "someone taking a hot poker to my eye." Besides excruciating head pain, the Santa Cruz resident lists a host of accompanying symptoms: nausea,...
  • Dog-friendly fundraisers good way to exercise and help those in need

    Dog-friendly fundraisers good way to exercise and help those in need
    If you need exercise and your dog needs exercise, why not tackle it together? There’s been quite a surge in pet-centric walking events and a quick Internet search offers several Central Florida options. Many gatherings are fundraisers for rescue...
  • 3 options for indoor pool surface in Glen Ellyn

    3 options for indoor pool surface in Glen Ellyn
    With a study on the feasibility of an indoor swimming pool in Glen Ellyn concluding that either a smaller or larger version could be self-sustaining, the enthusiasts who raised the money for the document hope to persuade park district officials to put the...
  • Glen Ellyn parks officials to consider pool plan

     Glen Ellyn parks officials to consider pool plan
    With a vision for an aquatics facility in hand, board members from the Glen Ellyn Park District will now have to decide if the time is right to move forward with a plan to build a long-debated indoor pool. More than 60 residents attended a recent public...
  • Want to learn new skills? Try these 8 online education tools

    Brazen Careerist Feeling lackluster about your skill set lately? How would you like to pick up some knowledge without all of the hardship of student loans, applications to postgraduate education programs and mind-numbing studying for the GRE? We've...
  • Caregiving web sites can help coordinate assistance from family and friends

    When you're caring for a sick spouse or parent, it can be difficult to find time to enjoy hobbies, exercise or even schedule routine appointments such as dental checkups. As a result, caregivers sometimes suffer from depression, increased anxiety and...