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New Exercise Guidelines Stress Movement as Medicine

As a country, it’s generally understood that people need to exercise more. New fitness guidelines by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, however, suggest we have a long way to go.  According to the guidelines, people of all ages need to put more of a...

5 Fitness Tips to Keep Introverts Moving

Finding a workout routine that fits your personality is one of the key ways to achieve optimal results, says Lithonia physical therapist Dr. Damon Williams. And, that holds particularly true for introverts – those who may be uneasy about joining a gym or a fitness...

Combat holiday stress with exercise

When a demanding holiday season leaves you twisted in knots from the stresses of commitments, crowds, shopping and entertaining, mounds of research point to a simple solution to such anxiety: sweat away that stress by making exercise a part of your holiday routine. ...

Parent Tips: Raise Active & Healthy Kids

With child obesity still an epidemic in the U.S. and reams of research showing both the immediate and long-term benefits of youth exercise, it’s the duty of parents today to make movement and activity a part of kids’ lifestyles, physical therapist and other movement...

Be SMART when setting health goals

While annual statistics are bleak when it comes to the success rates of New Year’s resolutions, don’t conclude that goalsetting is a fruitless endeavor, says physical therapist. Simply resolve to set smarter goals.  “Setting small, attainable goals throughout the...