Exercise

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

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…

4 Most Common Running Injuries and How to Avoid Them

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…

4 Health Conditions That Running Can Treat or Prevent

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…

3 Tips to Help Teens Manage Type 2 Diabetes

Joan Bardsley, MBA, RN, CDE, FAADE September 27, 2018

The teen years are difficult physically and emotionally. Adding type 2 diabetes can make those years even tougher. It’s important…

3 Tips for Running Your First 5K

Matthew Maxwell, MD January 04, 2019

Every year, thousands of runners across the U.S. complete 5K races, which is equivalent to 3.1 miles. Most people who…

Training for a 5K? Read These Tips to Avoid Injuries

Matthew Maxwell, MD January 09, 2019

Running a 5K is a challenging and fun way to stay fit. Although, if you aren’t careful, you can get…