This Cowboy’s Goal: Riding Without Pain

By Drew Munhausen It’s not uncommon for Anthony Thomas to ride through the pain. The hard-driving professional rodeo cowboy from Australia competed for more than a year and a half with a broken arm, gripping on to his horse using nothing but a leather glove wedged into a piece of rigging shaped like a suitcase [Continue Reading]

Ali Vise

Young Dad Walks Again After Life-Changing Hip Surgery

A cancer survivor and young dad, Kyle Martin-McGowan defeated leukemia, but the very same treatments that saved his life took a tremendous toll on his body. “A trial drug gave me a series of heart attacks and then heart failure,” Martin-McGowan said. “And I developed a vascular necrosis from all the steroids I had to [Continue Reading]

Ali Vise

Less Than Two Weeks to Marathon: You Should be Tapering

By Drew Munhausen The last thing a runner wants to be told less than two weeks before a marathon? Slow down. For those unexperienced with marathon training, slowing down right before the big race might seem a bit contradictory. However, experts say that’s what runners should be doing if they plan on running the 2019 Chevron [Continue Reading]

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Move More, Sit Less: New Exercise Guidelines for 2019

By Drew Munhausen If you’re still solidifying your resolutions for 2019, you may want to consider this simple one: move more, sit less. New exercise recommendations were recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association – the first time the Physical Activities Guidelines for Americans have been updated since 2008. The new changes aren’t [Continue Reading]

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Houston Oilers Legend Dan Pastorini Isn’t Slowing Down Thanks to New Mini Hip

By Drew Munhausen NFL legend Dan Pastorini was quarterback for the Houston Oilers during the iconic “Luv Ya Blue” era that originated in 1978. Now, on the 40-year anniversary of the movement, Pastorini, 69, will be inducted in the second class of the Houston Sports Hall of Fame, an honor that includes the likes of Earl [Continue Reading]

Ali Vise

Army Vet Benefits from Innovative Therapy After a Partial Knee Replacement

Kyle Shortsleeve spent six years on active duty in the U.S. Army before retiring in 2015 due to osteoarthritis in his knee. “There were a lot of injuries to my knee over time,” Shortsleeve said. “While serving in Afghanistan, I suffered a bad twist to my knee while stepping out of a vehicle. I also [Continue Reading]

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