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 DuPage Medical Group Primary Care
A large emphasis is placed on what we eat; however, water is the most important thing you consume each day. Staying hydrated is essential to maintaining good health, which can be challenging, especially during warmer weather or with increased activity levels.

By DuPage Medical Group
Our physicians live the importance of staying active all year long. Discover some of their families' favorite spots to be active in the communities in which they live and work.

By Priscilla Carvalho, MD
Build physical activity into the routine to keep your kiddos active during the school year! Pick up great tips from Pediatrician, Dr. Priscilla Carvalho.

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
From burning calories to lowering your blood pressure, by finding the right exercise routine you can achieve a healthier heart through exercise.
Topics and Subtopics: Fitness & Exercise & Heart Health

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

By DuPage Medical Group Pediatrics
Finding the right balance for your child and technology.

By DuPage Medical Group
Learn about all the fun things your family can do together to get active.
Topics and Subtopics: Fitness & Exercise

By DuPage Medical Group
Learn about the many factors of obesity.

By DuPage Medical Group
4 ways to naturally boost your metabolism.
Topics and Subtopics: Fitness & Exercise & Health & Diet

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.

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