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Go Hard (But Not Too Hard)

Go Hard (But Not Too Hard)

Don’t let overtraining block the path to your fitness goals.

You may have seen this motivational message on T-shirts, social media or the wall at your gym. Fitness culture focuses on competition and hard work. You don’t see motivational images of an athlete getting a good night’s sleep, and you don’t get a cool window decal for eating a balanced diet. But recovery is a necessary part of athletic training

Kids On Track Creating Champions

Kids On Track Creating Champions

5-year-old Lilly Ann walked a marathon despite her fibular hemimelia.

5-year-old Lilly Ann Powell beamed with pride when the Kids on Track medal was placed around her neck. She walked an entire marathon that summer just for this moment. Her mom Bethanie Faye couldn’t help but smile right along with her. She was so proud of how hard her daughter had worked.

3D Mammography Helps Find Cancer Early

3D Mammography Helps Find Cancer Early

Jill Cox stepped into Boone Hospital’s Harris Breast Center feeling somewhat confident. She scheduled her routine mammogram for that day after realizing it’d been a couple years since her last scan. The friendly admissions staff greeted her, and she took a seat. Soon she was called back and prepared for the exam.

Childhood Sports Specialization – A Damaging Trend?

Childhood Sports Specialization – A Damaging Trend?

Sports specialization is training exclusively in one sport, often year-round. Sports specialization as early as elementary school is becoming very common and has many parents wondering if the practice could have negative effects on their children’s bodies. Josh Hamann, MD, a sports injury specialist with Columbia Orthopaedic Group, answers some common questions about childhood sports specialization.

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