Exercise & The Brain: New Benefits

Mike Clark is an Exercise Physiologist and Personal Trainer at the Duke Center for Living at Fearrington. He received his BA in Exercise and Sports Science from UNC. It is well established that a structured exercise program can...

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Fitness Myths Debunked

My apologies for being the bearer of bad news, but we have all been fooled in the world of fitness. Even the most discerning consumer of wellness tips, trends and products has been duped into believing both intentional and...

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Surgery for Back Pain? Think Twice

Back pain can be an enormous obstacle to your daily life. Our spines are so central to every movement we make that any discomfort or pain can make ordinary activities unbearable. There are numerous causes of back pain, from...

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United Way Cutbacks

The United Way of the Greater Triangle supports a plethora of worthwhile non-profit charitable organizations in Orange and Durham Counties. But its decision to pull the rug out from funding of the Seymour Senior Center wellness...

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The Skinny on Obesity: Part III

Low carb and high fat diets, high carb low fat diets, exercise programs named with mental illness monikers, shoes designed to tone and firm the bottom, pillows designed to keep us cool while we sleep… What’s next for a...

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