Exercise

Third graders at Slavens K-8 School participate in the "Fire Up Your Feet" challenge (credit: CBS)

Colorado Schools Embrace Theory: Kids Learn Better When They Get Moving

More than 120 schools across Colorado are hoping to take advantage of the results of a new study which shows that students who engage in physical activity learn better.

10/01/2014

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J.J. Smith’s Cleansing Pineapple Spinach Smoothie

This pineapple smoothie recipe from JJ Smith will give your body a total cleanse, making a happier and healthier you.

09/30/2014

A runner on July 22 in Denver. (credit: CBS)

Exercising On The Surface Of The Sun

As the temps climb, so do the cases of heat illness. Sometimes it’s not bad enough to need to see a doctor, but it can make you feel plum terrible. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida has a list of safety tips when you’re active in the boiling heat.

07/21/2014

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CU Study Finds Pregnant Women Who Exercise Have Babies With Less Fat

The study by the University of Colorado tracked 800 pregnant women. It found women who exercised regularly in the third trimester gave birth to babies with less fat.

07/10/2014

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Knees Achy? Drink A Glass Of Milk

Arthritis of the knees tends to start developing as early as the mid-20s. For some, it’s not that big a deal. For others, it rapidly advances until there is a lot of pain as bone rubs on bone from a loss of cartilage. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at a new study which says low fat milk may protect your knees by slowing down everyday wear and tear.

04/07/2014

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CU Researching Why Exercise Doesn’t Work For Everyone

Researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine are trying to figure out why exercise helps some people lose weight, but leaves others frustrated.

02/18/2014

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Best Healthy And Diet Books For The New Year

With New Year’s just around the corner, you’re ready to be fitter, trimmer, and healthier. These great books from Simon & Schuster will help you kick off 2014 the right way—and stick to your health resolutions this year.

12/20/2013

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Monday Health Tip: Rule Of The Neck

Feeling a little under the weather? When is it okay to exercise? Important questions with a weird summertime respiratory bug making the rounds. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida says one good guideline to follow is “The Rule Of The Neck.”

08/26/2013

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The 7 Minute No-Excuse

Don’t have time for a decent workout? The wrong shoes? No cycle or treadmill? Don’t worrry about it — CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains a new seven minute workout from the American College of Sports Medicine that promises to get you fit with the help of a chair … and nothing more.

05/12/2013

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Tips For Keeping Your Kids Active From A Denver Fitness Professional

Winter can have kids itching for activities and sometimes those activities are lacking “active” in them. We spoke with Bridget Wagoner, a Fitness Trainer at Functional Conditioning, about tips for keeping kids active during the winter months.

02/16/2013

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