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Ice hockey players should dress in layers, use the proper equipment and wear helmets to avoid injuries. (Photo: angel-beil/Instagram)

Weekend Warriors

Training Helps Avoid Winter Sports Injuries Watching Olympic athletes zoom down the slopes or tear up the rink can inspire you to get involved in winter sports. But when you strap on skis or lace up skates, it is important to remember that you have not trained like an Olympian,
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Doctors recommend you mix up your kinds of exercise so you don't become bored. (Photo: Thinkstock)

New You

Warm Up to a New Year’s Fitness Routine As healthy resolutions fill gyms and outdoor paths, two sports medicine doctors at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center remind those who work out to do it safely – whether exercising indoors or out. The first thing to
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A hat, scarf and gloves all all must-haves for a day of skating. (Photo: birdettemurray_color/Instagram)

On Ice

Preparing for a Day on the Ice Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part series. Part 1, which appeared last Monday, focused on getting started in skating. Last week we covered the basics for comfortably wearing your skates and caring for them. Clothing selection is
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