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Fitness: Facts or Fraud?

With such a broad spectrum of fitness advice available, how do you know which will be the best advice to follow?

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Healthy After-School Snacks & Activities

As my girls need healthy after-school snacks, I am working on trying to have easy nutritious snacks to hold them over until dinnertime and have fun activities to keep them busy when they get home off the bus.

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Nutrition & Health

A healthy and balanced diet is key to maintaining a full and active lifestyle.

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Lisa’s Encore: Aging the Spartan Way

Lisa is a 71 year-old woman living in the Rapid City area. She grew up an “army brat” and spent her childhood in Germany, Kansas, Missouri, Pennsylvania, and France.

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Benefits of Stretching

Not only does stretching help prevent injury, it also has numerous other benefits.

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Aging in Place: The Importance of Walkability

Walkability is an important part of aging in place for many reasons.

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Traditional Native American Games: Beat Winter Boredom (And Frigid Weather)

Traditional Native American Games might be just the activity you are looking for to bring the whole family together (and cut down on excess screen time) this winter!

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10 Steps To Maintaining Weight

Here are ten things you can do to ward off the gradual creep in weight.

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Fall Prevention

Falls are the leading cause of injuries for older Americans. Approximately one in four older adults over the age of 65 falls each year and in 2014 the total cost of fall injuries was a little over 30 billion dollars. The following article features resources that SDSU Extension has compiled to help.

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Overweight & Obesity: Leading Cancer Risk Factor

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a study that links overweight and obesity to 13 different types of cancers.