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]

Ali Vise

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]

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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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As Marathon Nears, Runners Get Fit and Healthy for the Big Race

By Drew Munhausen With the Chevron Houston Marathon less than three months away, Brenda Hilton, a 71-year-old runner with more than two dozen marathons under her belt, is already preparing for the big race. Hilton said weekday runs are becoming more consistent and they are accompanied by longer runs on the weekends. However, it wasn’t [Continue Reading]

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Staying Strong at 93: A Football Fan’s Secret

By Drew Munhausen “I’ve had Texans season tickets since their first season in 2002,” Jean Gaines said as she was doing a step-up exercise at the Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute Performance Lab. Gaines, a 93-year-old football fan with a determination to stay in shape, visits the Institute twice a week as part of [Continue Reading]

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