Exercise

Got Cancer? Keep Moving: Cancer and Exercise

A cancer diagnosis can be emotionally crippling, and the treatment that follows can be even more crippling, both physically and emotionally. Along these lines, cancer patients are often told to hold off on activity during and after treatment so they…
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Muscles Fight Cancer – The Science Behind Outmuscling Cancer

Several years back a scientific article revealed that those of us with high “muscular strength” have a lower risk of becoming a victim to cancer – a 40% lower risk to be exact.1 After assessment of almost 9,000 men aged…
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Got Cancer? Keep Moving: Cancer and Exercise

Cancer and Exercise

A cancer diagnosis can be emotionally crippling, and the treatment that follows can be even more crippling both physically and emotionally. Along these lines, cancer patients are often told to hold off on activity during and after treatment so they…
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Sitting: The Eighth Deadly Sin

Sitting

The explanation of the cardinal or seven deadly sins became popular during the early days of Christianity to help instruct us mortals on how to avoid the deadly trap of sin. Nowadays, most people are familiar with Seven, the psychological…
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Running from Health: The Perils of Jogging

Long-Distance Jogging

In my book, Misguided Medicine, I dedicate an entire chapter to the modern jogging movement. The chapter starts with the storied run of Pheidippides, who ran all the way from the Battle of Marathon to Athens to deliver the message…
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Can Exercise Make You Fat?

The thought of exercise actually making us fatter is impossible for most people to comprehend. Yet, judging by the continued increase in rates of obesity paralleled with increased rates of gym membership, we are clearly doing something wrong. What if…
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On-the-Go: Healthy Travel Tips

Pololu Valley, Hawaii

  We have officially reached vacation season. Many vacationers are undergoing crash diets and exercise programs to shape up for the beach or a visit overseas. However, few think about methods to keep the weight off and stay healthy once…
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