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Stronger Muscles Lead to Longer Life

Posted on March 24, 2014 by Leave a comment

Dust off those free weights. A new study published in the American Journal of Medicine found the more muscle mass older adults have, the less likely they are to die prematurely.


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Should I Do Stretching Exercises?

Posted on May 23, 2012 by 4 Comments

StretchingFrom time to time my patients ask me if they should be doing stretching exercises and how they fit into an overall fitness plan for weight loss and maintenance.

Stretching is indeed a good activity to do, as it helps preserve flexibility and range of motion. For some of my patients who are morbidly obese and have not exercised in years, stretching exercises are a great place to start adding movement into their day


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