Laura Goldberg, MD

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How to Get a Better Workout from Walking

From Nordic poles to safely adding weight, learn simple ways to maximize the impact of walking without too much effort.

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Ready, Set, Safe Youth Running

For young athletes motivated to do so, adding a running routine to their training can be extremely beneficial. Here’s how to do it safely.

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Is Walking Good Enough Exercise?

High-intensity workouts aren’t your thing. Walking is more your speed. But is walking good enough exercise? The short answer is yes.

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Top 4 Tips For Exercising In the Heat

Everyone who has exercised in hot, humid conditions knows it feels harder to perform. Besides affecting performance, exercising in the heat increases the risk of serious illnesses such as heat illness, heat exhaustion, or heat stroke.

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How Endurance Sports Medicine Can Help You Reach the Finish Line

Successful endurance athletes pay attention to nutrition, biomechanics, mental preparation and injury prevention. As endurance sports become more popular, athletes increasingly are turning to medical specialists to stay healthy and perform their best

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How To Choose the Right Shoe For Running

Choosing the right running shoe is important to prevent injuries. Footwear that is properly fitted can provide protection from overuse injuries, help an athlete avoid blisters and allow a more enjoyable running experience.

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How To Perfect Your Running Form, Avoid Injury and Improve Your Time

A gait analysis may be beneficial for those who enjoy running as a recreational activity, or for athletes looking to optimize their performance following an injury

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Do Sports Drinks and Foods Improve Athletic Performance for Kids?

Building skills, strength and endurance are all part of the picture. So is eating right. But is there a place in a young athlete’s toolkit for special food and beverages specifically aimed at enhancing athletic performance and recovery?

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