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 Dr. John Lombardi & Dr. Julio Gonzalez
The 5K season is here, are you thinking of participating in a local race? Whether it’s your first or 50th time, be sure to check out the DMG Sports Medicine training and race day guide for beginner and experienced runners alike.

By Dr. Robbie Matlock & Dr. Vijay Thangamani
Is the baseball player in your family looking to be the starting pitcher on the mound? Click here to get the full wind up on preventing overuse injuries in baseball pitchers.

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
It’s never too early to start on the path to better heart health. Did you know you can get there by walking?
Topics and Subtopics: Fitness & Exercise & Heart Health

By DuPage Medical Group Orthopaedics
Read DMG’s Fall Sports Safety infographic for great tips on helping prevent injuries this fall.

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy
Do you know how to properly garden without causing excessive stress on your body? By learning a bit about the ergonomics involved in gardening you can save yourself pain and strain so you can work smarter, not harder!

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy
Many gardeners plunge into their projects with great enthusiasm but unconditioned bodies. This doesn't need to happen! Follow these tips for injury free gardening.

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy
Regular pelvic floor exercise, or Kegel exercise, will help to build awareness, muscle strength, endurance and coordination.

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy
The pelvic floor consists of several layers of muscles that cover the bottom of the pelvic cavity. Learn why it is important to strengthen your pelvic floor today!

By DuPage Medical Group
Do you find yourself coughing, wheezing, or feeling out of breath during or after exercise? If so, it may be more than just exertion causing your symptoms – you might have exercise-induced asthma.
Topics and Subtopics: Asthma & Fitness & Exercise

By Dr. Arndt
My knee has been hurting when I run. When should I see a doctor?

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