The Social Side of Exercise Sharing the pain along with the gain

The Social Side of Exercise Sharing the pain along with the gain

By Doug Pinkerton, M.Ed. Remember when we were kids and we preferred playing with our friends to playing alone? Whether we were riding bikes, playing baseball, hide & seek, or just hanging out at a friend’s house, it was always more fun, and sometimes imperative (in the case of team sports and board games) to have someone to share those moments. Now that we’re adults, many of us still prefer socializing Read more »
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February 22, 2012
A Salute To Four Outstanding Senior Atheletes

A Salute To Four Outstanding Senior Atheletes

By Lana Turnbull Since our first issue of Well-Being, we have covered a wide variety of sports, fitness trends and exercise techniques. We have highlighted two Mississippians who were among the elite athletes to qualify for the Kona Ironman races of 2010 and 2011. We have addressed the psychological stumbling blocks that can prevent us from maintaining an exercise regimen, and in this issue, we cover the importance of the social aspects Read more »
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February 22, 2012
The Healthy Way to Refuel when Training

The Healthy Way to Refuel when Training

By Amanda Cassell, RD, LD Does your idea of refueling after a workout consist of doughnut holes and Coca-Cola? Would you believe me if I told you that some mornings after a tough workout, during training for our first full Ironman triathlon, my husband would stop through a fast food drive-thru at 10 am for fried mozzarella cheese sticks and a burger? Did this taste absolutely divine after hours of sweating Read more »
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February 22, 2012
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in the news Merit Health Central Reopens Cancer Boutique
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Merit Health Central reopened its Cancer Boutique this summer, during the week of Cancer Survivor’s Day. All items are free read more »

Making Sense of Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines
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Determining when to start breast cancer screening and how often to be screened, continues to be a source of confusion read more »

MHSAA Guidelines Presented at Student-Athlete Health Forum
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At a UMCC Student-Athlete Health Forum and the Mississippi Association of School Superintendents’ meetings, held this spring, leaders in concussion read more »

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