Staying Active

Weighing In: 4 Tips to Help Teens Beat Obesity

by Joan Bardsley, MBA, RN, CDE, FAADE
September 19, 2018

It’s no exaggeration that there’s an obesity epidemic among U.S. teens. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notes that…

4 Health Conditions That Running Can Treat or Prevent

by Dr. Matthew Daniel Sedgley, MD
September 05, 2018

Running is a great way to lose weight and de-stress. However, a benefit that is often overlooked is that running…

4 Most Common Running Injuries and How to Avoid Them

by Josh Billings, PT, MPT, regional director, MedStar National Rehabilitation Network
July 23, 2018

Research shows that running is a great way to reduce stress, stay in shape, and lose weight. But, as many…

Running to Lose Weight: It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint

by Dr. Ankit B. Shah, MD, MPH, FACC, director, MedStar Sports & Performance Cardiology Program, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
February 16, 2018

So you want to lose weight. But what if your method for shedding the pounds could also lower your risk…