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How to Prevent Injuries Between Winter and Spring in Hopkins

December 22, 2017

How to Prevent Injuries Between Winter and Spring in Hopkins As a runner, you’ll have witnessed the look of disbelief on people’s faces as you run through hail, snow, blizzards, and freezing temperatures. But if running in Hopkins is part of your daily routine, why should you stop when the seasons start to change? Winter…

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Workplace Ergonomics

October 3, 2017

Workplace Ergonomics in Hopkins Just how important is workplace ergonomics? The answer to that is it’s VERY important in every field and work setting, but in today’s computer-dominated economy, office ergonomics largely focus around the computer workstation. That’s not to say that nurses and blue-collar heavy industry workers aren’t in need of ergonomic principles at…

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Pilates: More Than a “Girl” Thing in Hopkins!

September 25, 2017

Pilates: More Than a “Girl” Thing in Hopkins! Pilates (Pi-LAH-teez) is one of the fastest growing fitness trends in the world, however, a number of men seem to be intimidated to give it a try. This raises the question, why haven’t they jumped on board? Perhaps it is because classes are dominated by women (in both…

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Warning Signs That Your Kid’s Backpack Is Not Properly Fitted in Hopkins

September 18, 2017

Warning Signs That Your Kid’s Backpack Is Not Properly Fitted in Hopkins Our children’s safety is a top priority. We teach them to look both ways, to wear their seat belt, and to wear a bike helmet. But unknowingly, we’re placing them at risk for a variety of injuries by not teaching them how to…

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Checking Your Children’s Posture

September 5, 2017

Checking Your Children’s Posture in Hopkins It is common knowledge that good posture in Hopkins is one of the primary ways to prevent back and spinal problems later on in life. Children, however, are often hard to manage when it comes to adopting good posture and maintaining it, especially at school. The combination of heavy…

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Whole Foods: Nourishing and Healing The Body

August 15, 2017

Whole Foods: Nourishing and Healing The Body “OK girls, what vegetable do you want tonight, corn or green beans?”  In response to this question, my sister or I would go to the cupboard and grab whatever can seemed most appealing on that particular night, and that was the extent of my veggie experience growing up.…