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  • Essential Guide to Avoiding Running and Walking Injuries August 7, 2019

    Essential Guide to Avoiding Running and Walking Injuries: Family Healthcare of FairfaxThe Research

    Walking and running injuries are very common but can be avoidable by understanding the signs and symptoms. According to research, anywhere from 20–80% of runners end up ... Continue Reading

  • Fight Fatigue July 9, 2019

    Wake-up Call: Fight Fatigue at Its Roots

    Are these ordinary signs of aging? Exhausted throughout the day, joy in life slowly diminishing, active lifestyle becoming a distant memory. No, no and no. Feeling tired all the ... Continue Reading

  • The Surprising Link Between Pushups and Heart Health June 26, 2019

    The Surprising Link Between Pushups and Heart Health: Family Healtcare of FairfaxCardiovascular disease risk is usually assessed through a treadmill test, putting participants through their paces to determine how well their hearts respond to high-intensity exercise. But a recent study suggests there might be an easier way to ... Continue Reading

  • How to Win the Yo-Yo Diet Battle June 5, 2019

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    The Diet Battle

    Losing weight then unintentionally regaining it over and over again isn’t just frustrating — it’s also been linked to a higher risk of death, according to ... Continue Reading

  • Spring Training April 2, 2019

    Spring Training: Ramping Up after a Long, Sedentary Winter

    Whether you went into hibernation as the result of a record cold winter season, or took time off from your usual exercise routine because of a busy ... Continue Reading

  • Thinking on Your Feet: The Latest on Warning Signs from Below November 20, 2017

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    Every step you take is a physiological marvel, made possible by the 26 bones, 33 joints and over 100 ligaments of the foot working together to ensure maximum movement. The intricate sequence begins as your heel hits the ground, and ends with ... Continue Reading

  • Stay Strong, Flexible and Balanced with Exercise May 13, 2014

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    Much of life is a balancing act…from learning to sit up as an infant through avoiding falls in the later years. Balance is the ability to distribute your weight in a way that enables you to remain ... Continue Reading