Tag Archives: healthy lifestyle

Getting More Exercise Out of Daily Activities

At St. Mark’s Hospital, we understand it can be hard to find time to exercise. But our exercise champions say it’s easier than you think – if you apply activity into your normal schedule. The following examples are simple ways to turn daily tasks into mini-workouts. Get more from walking. When life seems too busy [...]

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The Hot and Cold Game – Do You Ice or Heat a Running Injury?

If you’re an avid runner, or if you’re getting ready to run RAGNAR this June, you might want to take some time away from training for a few minutes to read this: Running is awesome exercise. It’s good for your heart and great for your soul (especially when you’re running a relay with teammates!), but [...]

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Hydration How To’s

Salt. The familiar taste trickles down your rough, cracked lips in small beads of sweat from your upper lip. With each new strike of the foot, small dust clouds rise up from the dry dirt. Your muscles feel weak, your body tired, and the pounding of your head seems to pulse in sync with the [...]

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Cramp…That Hurts!

How to Avoid Running Cramps Ever been in a groove while running? Early morning air, sun rising over the mountain, and you just think: Life’s good. That is until the sharp pain runs through your body. The cramps begin—how frustrating! Did you know that as many as 39 percent of distance runners may experience a [...]

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EAT, SLEEP, RUN… IT’S RAGNAR

The RAGNAR Wasatch Back Relay race is scheduled for June 20 – 22, 2013. RAGNAR features a crazy 12-person team (or sometimes an even crazier 6-person team) completing a combined run of almost 200 miles along the backside of the Wasatch mountain range – from Logan to Park City! Teams run all day and through [...]

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