Posts Tagged ‘Fitness’

Fitness: Are you Ready for the 11 Weeks to Move it and Lose it Challenge?

Tuesday, January 11, 2011 14:41 3 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
We are into the second week of the New Year and if you made a resolution to focus on your health and to lose weight, it is not too late.
Since you have decided that you are ready to begin the journey of weight loss and you are ready to […]

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Holiday Exercise Made Easy

Tuesday, November 23, 2010 11:57 1 Comment

Guest post submitted by MD Anderson Cancer Center
Forget the excuses for not exercising this holiday season.
Even if you’re too busy to make it to the gym or your usual spinning class, you can still get the 30 minutes of daily moderate physical activity that your body needs to help fight off many forms of cancer […]

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Heart Health and the Couch Potato: Sit at Your Own Risk

Thursday, August 12, 2010 15:22 No Comments

Guest Post Submitted by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

We’ve all made the excuses…you can’t face the drive to the gym, you’re too tired at night, getting up in the morning is a chore or it’s too hot or cold outside. So you cozy up on the couch in front of the television. If you’re a […]

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Swim, Bike, Run – Simple Tips for the Triathlete, Part II

Wednesday, July 7, 2010 14:14 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Part II (Running and Biking)
My recent post, “Swim, Bike, Run–Simple Tips for the Triathlete Beginner” Part I, focused on the swimming part of a triathlon.  Triathlon swimming expert Kevin Koskella shared simple tips for swimming in open waters.
Part II of the post focuses on the running and biking aspect of […]

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Swim, Bike, Run – Simple Tips for the Triathlete Beginner

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 16:14 2 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Part I (Swimming)
Back in November I posted a blog about the CNN Fit Nation Triathlon Challenge based on a tweet from Sanjay Gupta, MD, Chief Medical Correspondent for CNN.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta was looking for eager participants for the Fit Nation Triathlon Challenge.  As a result of that post, Linda Fisher-Lewis, […]

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