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Sep 09

Walk With Ease Self-Guided Program

SDSU Extension would like to invite the public to participate in Walk With Ease Self-Guided Sessions from September 9 to October 18, 2019.

Walk With Ease, Health, Physical Activity

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Jul 22

Walk With Ease Self-Guided Program

SDSU Extension would like to invite the public to participate in Walk With Ease Self-Guided Sessions from July 22 to August 30, 2019.

Walk With Ease, Health, Physical Activity

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Takeaways From the New 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans

Recently, the second edition of Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans were released. So what is new in the guidelines? Here are some of the key takeaways from the updated guidelines.

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Protecting Yourself From Ticks

During wet springs, tick populations tend to thrive in South Dakota. These parasitic arthropods require blood to fulfill their nutritional needs and commonly use humans as a host. Some ticks can also carry bacterial diseases that are a threat to human health.

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Managing Joint Pain and Symptoms With Physical Activity

Physical activity is a key behavior to help manage joint symptoms and pain. Let’s review a few different types of arthritis and explore ways to increase mobility and manage pain with physical activity.

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Jun 04

Walk With Ease program @ Watertown

SDSU Extension will host Walk With Ease program on June 4 - July 11, 2019 at the Unity Hall (Knights of Columbus Hall, 219 1st Ave SE, Watertown, SD 57201).

Physical Activity, Health, Walk With Ease

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Celebrate Earth Month Outside and With These Activities

April is Earth Month and April 22nd is Earth Day. With the weather finally starting to turn into spring, this a great time to get kids outdoors and talk about science and do experiments.

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Exercise: The Four Components & How to Accomplish Them

In this exercise training guide, stretching, cardiovascular training, resistance training, and neuromotor training will be covered so that you can begin exercising with confidence!

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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?