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Study Supports Link Between Exercise and Longevity

Study Supports Link Between Exercise and Longevity

A recent study supports the idea that there is a tangible link between physical exercise and longevity.  The difference between the life spans of those who did not exercise regularly and those who did is measured in years.  The age of the subjects did not make much of a difference; 80-year-old subjects who were active

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Should We Enable Obesity?

Should We Enable Obesity?

The Athlete’s Kitchen Copyright: Nancy Clark MS RD CSSD  October 2012 The joke goes like this: Americans don’t need to build bombs. We just need to export all of our junk food and spread obesity to the rest of the world so we all self-destruct together. Ha-ha-ha. But it’s not really funny, is it. It’s

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Points Group Takes to the Stairs!

Points Group Takes to the Stairs!

Points Group employees have jobs like many workers. The great commonality among us all is sitting at desks with computers

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Aerobic Exercise Cuts Kids’ Diabetes Risk

Aerobic Exercise Cuts Kids’ Diabetes Risk

Just 20 minutes of exercise a day improved insulin resistance of overweight children.

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September is Healthy Aging Month!

September is Healthy Aging Month!

September is designated as Healthy Aging Month by Healthy Aging®, which is a national health initiative developed to help individuals think more positively about growing older

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For Skinny Athletes: How to Gain Weight Healthfully

For Skinny Athletes: How to Gain Weight Healthfully

If you are among the few skinny folks who have a hard time bulking up, you may be feeling frustrated you can’t do something as simple as gain a few pounds

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Saving Your Joints

Saving Your Joints

Throughout my years of practice, I find knees and shoulders to be the most common areas for joint problems.

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Doctor of the Month: Dr. David A. Abrutyn

Doctor of the Month: Dr. David A. Abrutyn

David A. Abrutyn, M.D., is the team physician for both Immaculata High School in Somerville, NJ, and Sky Blue FC, New Jersey’s team in Women’s Professional Soccer. He also serves as Medical Director of The Joint Surgery Institute at Somerset Medical Center, ranked among the top 10 percent of hospitals nationwide for joint replacement surgery,

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Joint Health: Ankles

Joint Health: Ankles

Exercises to help strengthen and gain flexibility in your ankles for general joint health.

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Joint Health: Knees

Joint Health: Knees

Exercises to help strengthen the surrounding muscles of the knees–focusing on functional training which helps you during your everyday physical activity.

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