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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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It is important to give the body time to adjust when changing an exercise routine. (Photo: Andy Clowell)

Spring Training

Shin Splint Complaints Soar in Spring If shin splints are keeping you from making the most of your runs this spring, you’re not alone. Shin splints — pain in the front of the lower legs — is a common affliction of those who exercise regularly, and an ailment that especially
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