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Fitness & Exercise

Fitness and exercise are extremely important, yet often neglected aspects of a person’s daily life. It is recommended that a person exercise at least four days a week for twenty minutes. Exercise, along with a balanced diet will serve as preventive measures for a multitude of health issues. Exercise is also linked with boosting a person’s mood because it produces serotonin.

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by our physicians

Running Tips For A Healthier Heart

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology

Lace up your gym shoes and ‘hit the pavement’ for better heart health.

Topics and Subtopics: Fitness & Exercise & Heart Health

Kids & Screen Time

By DuPage Medical Group Pediatrics

Finding the right balance for your child and technology.

Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health , Fitness & Exercise & General Health

Family Fitness Fun For All Seasons

By DuPage Medical Group

Learn about all the fun things your family can do together to get active.

Topics and Subtopics: Fitness & Exercise

Am I Obese Or Am I Overweight?

By DuPage Medical Group

Learn about the many factors of obesity.

Topics and Subtopics: Chronic Disease Management , Fitness & Exercise & Health & Diet

Wake-Up Your Metabolism

By DuPage Medical Group

4 ways to naturally boost your metabolism.

Topics and Subtopics: Fitness & Exercise & Health & Diet

Is Heel Pain Keeping You Off Your Feet?

By Christina Brown, DPM, FACFAS

Are you suffering from pain on the bottom of your heel or in the arch of your foot? Does the pain hurt the most when transitioning from sitting to standing (especially at the beginning of the day), after a workout or when you stand for prolonged periods of time? This common injury is called plantar fasciitis and is easily treated under the care of a board-certified podiatrist. Mild cases of plantar fasciitis may even be corrected with home remedies.

Topics and Subtopics: Fitness & Exercise , Foot & Ankle Problems , Injury & Pain Management & Joints & Tissue

Guilt-Free Game Day: Healthy Appetizer Options

By DuPage Medical Group Endocrinology

Score a touchdown on game day by serving healthy and delicious appetizers!

Topics and Subtopics: Fitness & Exercise & Health & Diet

Quick Tips to Avoid A Heart Attack While Snow Shoveling

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology

Follow these tips to stay safe and avoid a heart attack while shoveling snow this winter.

Topics and Subtopics: Fitness & Exercise & Heart Health

DMG Cardio Beats

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology

Workout to the beat and get the right cardio workout.

Topics and Subtopics: Fitness & Exercise & Heart Health

Yoga Benefits for Cancer Patients

By DMG Integrated Oncology Program

Cancer can be overwhelming. There are ways to help combat the stress and improve your sense of well-being. Learn if you could benefit from gentle yoga in conjunction with your cancer treatments.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Fitness & Exercise

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