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By Laura Landrey, MS, RD, CD, Wellness Dietitian We’ve all done it. The excitement of a new year brings energy and enthusiasm to start new habits and routines. “This will be the year,” we say as we charge full-speed at our goals. So why is it that by February we usually find ourselves feeling defeated […]
By Ryan Lawson, Exercise Specialist Starting a new fitness routine can be a lot to take in. Learning the proper form and technique can seem intimidating, but that’s not all you need to be thinking about. Another important aspect is the order you perform the exercises. While the sequence of the workouts can be shifted based […]
If you’re an athlete, you know that falls, over-exertion and repetitive-motion injuries are common hazards of playing the sports you love. But if you’ve been sidelined by an injury, there’s a secret weapon within yourself that can get you back in the game. Joseph Hui, MD, a Riverview Health Physicians orthopedic and sports medicine doctor, […]
Over the years, the month of October has become synonymous with the color pink and Breast Cancer Awareness month. It’s everywhere—from professional sports teams donning pink gear to your favorite soda introducing a limited-release pink can. Breast cancer, and all cancers, are horrible, devastating illnesses that greatly affect the lives of many. But there’s a […]