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What to Wear for Cold Weather Exercise

Exercising in cold weather requires careful consideration of your clothing to stay both warm and dry—not only from the elements, but from your own sweat too. Here are a few tips to guide you as you navigate exercising during the cold weather months. These tips focus on the importance of proper layering and the selection of appropriate materials for inner, middle, and outer layers to ensure comfort and safety in chilly conditions.

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how to choose walking shoes

How to Choose Walking Shoes

One of the benefits of walking is that it doesn’t require a big budget, but investing in a good pair of walking shoes is key. Here are some tips to help you get the best fit.

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Infectious Disease

Flu Season

Flu season in the United States typically starts in October and goes through February – this is when we see the majority of flu cases. In Texas, we see flu activity through May. While this is the typical timeline, it is possible to get the flu at any time of the year.

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4 fall prevention strategies

4 Fall Prevention Strategies

Falls don’t have to be inevitable as you age! Fall prevention can help all of us, and especially older adults, who may begin to restrict their activity due to fear of falling or an experience with an injury or fall.

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