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According to Dr. Danielle Shaper, of Finesse Footcare, runners who take better care of their feet can reduce the risk of injury

More than 60 million people in this country lace ‘em up and hit the road, track or trail each day. Runners can attest to a litany of positives related to the sport, from “runner’s high” caused by the rush of “feel-good” hormones to stronger bones, muscles and joints; lower risk for obesity, diabetes and cancer; and an increased...

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The dangers of oxidative stress

Have you ever heard of the term “oxidative stress?” There’s a good chance you haven’t. However, you’re probably quite familiar with the conditions long-term oxidative stress can lead to—like diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease and neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. Oxidative stress...

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Amy V. wanted to ski Antarctica, but a back injury threatened to sideline her, trainers at Fitness Together stepped in

Most times when a new client comes in for a consultation, the needs and goals are just what you’d expect: lose 20 pounds, add lean muscle, increase flexibility, and so on. But when Amy V. walked in last March and told the nationally certified trainers at Fitness Together in Brecksville that she needed to train to hike miles carrying a...

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Here's how to change your relationship with food

A good friend of Mimi’s once revealed that she pulled into the parking lot of large fitness facility to do a morning workout when she saw a few thin, attractive women walking into the gym. Her heart sank. She left immediately and bought a donut. We all have days like that, darling, days when we wonder if we can be the type of...

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Couples find happiness continuing their life journey together at SouthWest Commons Assisted Living in Strongsville

"We have everything we need here, and we have each other. What could be better than that?” asks Abe, who, along with his wife, Shirley, is a resident of SouthWest Commons Assisted Living in Strongsville. “And, I can finally sleep in as late as I want.” Sometimes it’s the little things like sleeping in, socializing with friends and...

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