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    Strength Training: The Missing Link

      By Karen Schroeder Kassel, MS, RD, MEd Can you knock off eight miles on the track or an hour on the bike, but struggle through a few pull-ups? Despite your commitment to fitness, your workout is likely missing something. …

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    Detecting atherosclerosis

    Detecting atherosclerosis The main function of the cardiovascular system is to transport blood throughout the body. Cardiovascular disease occurs when blood flow becomes obstructed. Atherosclerosis, a build-up of deposits on the inside of arteries, is a primary cause. Atherosclerosis is …

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    The American Heart Association’s Guidelines for Women

      The American Heart Association’s Guidelines for women Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a leading cause of death of American women. Are you at risk? The American Heart Association (AHA) offers a way to classify the likelihood of developing CVD—one that …

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    Enrolling in Medicare

         Presented by William G. Scotti III CFP® The process for enrolling in Medicare is surprisingly easy. But before enrolling, you will make a choice about how you want your Medicare delivered. Unlike with an employer health plan, you …

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    Getting Started on Your Custom Koko Health Journey

        If you have driven or walked by one of our five Koko FitClubs on the Cape and wondered what it’s all about, here’s a  glance. The minute you walk in, you will be greeted by a Certified FitCoach, …

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    Reducing Arthritis Pains with a Custom, Manageable Workout Schedule

      Regular, moderate exercise offers a whole host of benefits to people with arthritis. According to the Arthritis Foundation, exercise reduces joint pain and stiffness, builds strong muscle around the joints and increases flexibility and endurance. It also reduces inflammation …

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    Moving Meditation: The Art of Tai Chi

        By Karen Schroeder Kassell, MS, RD, MEd Breathe in, breathe out. Let your chest rise, now let it fall. Shift your body weight to your left leg and stretch your arms out to the left, now slowly sway …

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    Staying in Shape as You Age

      By Elizabeth Smoots, MD Will you be hale and hearty in your golden years or dependent on others? The answer greatly depends on how physically active you are. Many older Americans do not get enough exercise to maintain good …

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    Koko FitClub 30 for 30 Series: Koko FitClub Family

    Koko FitClub Family Luxx Cape Cod and Koko FitClub have partnered together to get fit. Over the next few months, we will be following Christopher through his journey on the Koko 30 days for $30 program, and see if it’s …

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    Sun Protection From Your Clothes?

        Cape Cod Healthcare  When it comes to shielding your skin from UV radiation, not all apparel is created equal. You need to know how to select a UV-safe wardrobe, whether it’s from your closet or from specially made …

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