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Is Pain Normal When Working Out?

Is Pain Normal When Working Out?

That old adage, “No pain, no gain”? Don’t buy it. “If you’re in pain, you need to listen to your body,” says Jennifer Hockemeyer, an exercise physiologist with the UW Health Research Park Fitness Center. &ldqu...
1/24/2020 | Is Pain Normal When Working Out?

Get Fit At Any Age

Get Fit At Any Age

When it comes to physical activity, there is truth to the old adage "you're only as old as you feel." While our bodies may change with age, the more physically active we are, the more we can minimize the typical aches and pains that can develop ...
1/03/2020 | Get Fit At Any Age

Why a Sense of "Oneness" Can Help Your Health

Why a Sense of "Oneness" Can Help Your Health

While the holidays are often thought of as a time of joy and family, for many it may be a time of loneliness. Being far away from loved ones, experiencing a loss, being new to a community, or not feeling emotionally connected to those around you &nda...
12/16/2019 | Why a Sense of "Oneness" Can Help Your Health

Tips for Exercising Through the Holidays

Tips for Exercising Through the Holidays

Starting in the fall, not only does daylight get shorter, but it feels like there is less time in the day. We all know that something tends to give when schedules get busy. Unfortunately, for many of us, our personal health and fitness is the first t...
12/13/2019 | Tips for Exercising Through the Holidays

Helping People with Dementia Cope During Holiday Gatherings

Helping People with Dementia Cope During Holiday Gatherings

Helping include a loved one with dementia in the holidays does require adjustment and planning. But these preparations are important because if someone has dementia, that doesn’t take away their desire to enjoy the holidays. UW Health Geriatric...
12/11/2019 | Helping People with Dementia Cope During Holiday Gatherings

Learning How to Savor the Moment

Learning How to Savor the Moment

It sounds like the plot of a holiday movie – an adult swept up in the stress of a busy job, bills, chores and other demands is reminded by a young child about the simple joy that comes from playing in the snow. While it might cause some eye rol...
11/19/2019 | Learning How to Savor the Moment

 

 

 

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