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 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

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
Get the most out of your workout by understanding what your target heart rate is. Target heart rates defined.
Topics and Subtopics: Fitness & Exercise & Heart Health

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy
With a few simple modifications, you can truly multitask at work. Read on for tips to increase strength, endurance and flexibility while working at your computer.

By DuPage Medical Group
Enjoy your vacation without going overboard with your diet. Read these tips and tricks on how to stay healthy while you get some much needed R and R.

By Dr. Bryan Lapinski, Foot and Ankle Surgery
Whether you are out for a stroll or a full-on weekend warrior, a sprained ankle is one of the most common and painful injuries you may encounter.

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. Robert 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!

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