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State-of-the-Art Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center Expansion Opens May 5

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic will open its state-of-the-art Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center expansion at the Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center on May 5. The new space includes multiple playing surfaces, such as hardwood for basketball and volleyball, artificial grass for turf sports, artificial ice for hockey, and specialized lifting platforms. [...]

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Family Fitness: Tips for Your Family

MANKATO, Minn. — According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 13 percent of U.S. preschoolers are obese. Alyssa Baker, Mayo Clinic Health System wellness facilitator, says, “When it comes to healthy eating and active lifestyles, there are some simple changes parents, caregivers and children can make to become [...]

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Mayo Clinic Fitness Expert Available to Discuss Safe, Effective Strength Training

ROCHESTER, Minn. — With New Year's resolutions still fresh in mind, many people are taking bold steps to get fit and build strength. But some strength training exercises, which tend to get passed along at the gym like folklore, may not be based on how the body works best. "All [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Fitness: Tips for staying motivated Having trouble sticking with your workout? Try these tips to reignite your enthusiasm. Jet-lag disorder Flying across multiple time zones disrupts your natural body rhythms, leading to sleep problems and other symptoms. Learn how to put jet lag to rest. EXPERT [...]

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Breast Cancer and Fitness

Paying attention to nutrition and maintaining a healthy body weight can be advantageous to breast cancer survivors in reducing their risk of cancer in the future. This advice comes from Donald W. Northfelt, M.D., Hematology/Oncology, and Associate Medical Director of the Breast Clinic at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. In the [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORY Travel workout: Fitness tips for business travelers When you're traveling for work, you can stick to your fitness routine. Use these simple travel workout tips to maintain your fitness program. Expert Answers Belly fat in men: Why weight loss matters Belly fat in women: Taking — [...]

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Athletes & Baker's Cysts

Summertime has many of us getting out and getting more active once again. That means we may see some of the maladies that come with aggressive exercise. Mayo Clinicorthopedic surgeonDiane Dahm, M.D., says a common concern is a Baker's cyst, also known as a popliteal (pop-lih-teel) cyst. It's basically just an out-pouching of [...]

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