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    Why Massage Therapy?

    By: PowerPecs - March 20, 2009



    Why You Should Consider Getting Massage Therapy

    Massage Therapy is a form of bodywork that involves the manipulation of soft tissue that affects several systems of the body simultaneously. These systems include the muscular, nervous, circulatory and...

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    Could a helmet have saved Natasha Richardson's life?

    By: proctor - March 19, 2009

    The death of Natasha Richardson, a 45-year-old woman who died this week after falling and hitting her head during a beginner skiing lesson, has sparked a lot of questions in the athletic world. Quebec is even considering making wearing helmets mandatory....

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    Top 5 pre-race nutrition mistakes to avoid

    By: proctor - March 14, 2009



    If you haven't run a race before, read this article to save yourself some pre-race blunders. It was written by Kelly Bastone for Runner's World. I definitely should have read this before my first half-marathon (see Mistake #3). I had no idea that having...

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    Our Bodies as Rock Cairns

    By: jEnergy - March 13, 2009



    My body, the landmark

    On a long hike in Utah last spring, I quickly learned how to navigate trails using tiny stacks of stones strategically placed and delicately balanced throughout the park. The manmade cairns were used as landmarks to ensure hikers...

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    Flax Seed & Its Benefits

    By: proctor - March 2, 2009



    You may have heard that flax seed is good for you, but you may not know where to buy it, how to use it in recipes, or why you really should add it to your regular grocery list. The Ameriflax website answers those questions and more.

    Where can I find...

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    February is American Heart Month

    By: proctor - February 28, 2009



    Now that Valentine's Day has come and gone and we've spent some time with the emotional side of our heart, it's time to take some time and give our physical heart some attention. If you didn't take time to contact loved ones on Valentine's Day, do it...

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    Why Your Workouts Aren't Working

    By: proctor - February 27, 2009



    In the Yahoo! News today, there was an informative article that explained why your workouts might not be working, and I want to share it with FitLink members. The top three reasons are a must read. There is a total of ten reasons listed as to why you...

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    Office Chair Exercise

    By: sybil - February 23, 2009



    “Oh, my aching back!”

    We would all like to spend our days exercising and playing to our heart’s content, however most of us spend over 8 hours of our day sitting in an office chair in front of a computer screen. As the day progresses, you begin to...

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    Put On Your Skates And Get In Shape!

    By: sybil - February 21, 2009



    Recently, I was inspired by an article in The New York Times Magazine about the rise in popularity of roller derbies. Surprisingly, women make up majority of the players. Moms, teachers, artists and executives are taking to the rink or gymnasium to...

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    Strong Legs and the Power of Water

    By: sequoiahealth - February 15, 2009

    This was submitted from Sequoia Health to inform FitLink members of the benefits of having strong legs and the importance of adequate water intake. Read the Sequoia Health February 15 Newsletter on the website or just scroll down to read it here...

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