Keeman Diop (left) during a match.

The Good Fight

Pro Kickboxer Keemaan Diop Uses Haven on the Lake’s Healing Environments to Knock Out Stress By Tracy Dye To stay in fighting shape, professional kickboxer Keemaan Diop slows down at Haven on the Lake. Diop, who graduated from Oakland Mills High School in 2013 and now lives in Silver Spring, uses Haven’s healing environments — […]

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Four Ways to Have a Healthy Holiday: Tips to Stay Well This Season

The holidays bring cheer, but they can also bring challenges. The average person consumes a whopping 7,000 calories on Christmas day — more than three times the recommended daily intake. Temptation awaits on the other days of the month as well, with candy and treats around the office or given as gifts. But you can […]

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Fixing your fascia

Keep fascia healthy to reduce pain and discomfort By Tracy Dye Everyone experiences aches and pains from time to time. Sometimes the cause of this pain can be relatively straightforward — muscle soreness after an intense workout, migraines or recovery from surgery. But other ailments tend to be more elusive. Maybe you’ve developed a stiffness […]

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What is fascia?

Fascia and how it causes pain and discomfort By Tracy Dye Everyone experiences aches and pains from time to time. Sometimes the cause of this pain can be relatively straightforward — muscle soreness after an intense workout, migraines or recovery from surgery. But other ailments tend to be more elusive. Maybe you’ve developed a stiffness […]

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The Skinny on Cellulite (Part 2)

Reduce cellulite: diet and exercise tips for cellulite sufferers By Tracy Dye Part 2 of our series examines how diet and exercise can reduce the appearance of cellulite. Find more information below.  (Read part 1 here!) A diet for cellulite reduction According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, you can avoid cellulite by eating […]

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The Skinny on Cellulite (Part 1)

Cellulite Myths, facts and treatment  By Tracy Dye Cellulite is one beauty flaw that can easily leave your confidence shaken. Although not life-threatening — and, more importantly, not something to be ashamed of — the pesky problem of cellulite is anything but pleasant. The condition is characterized by a dimpled, cottage-cheese like appearance of fat primarily […]

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The Best Exercises to Prevent and Treat Osteoporosis

The Best Exercises to Prevent and Treat Osteoporosis Increase strength and bone density with the following exercises By Tracy Dye It’s always good to bone up on different ways to keep your body healthy and strong, especially when it comes to aging. Exercise is a great way to prevent and ameliorate common health conditions like […]

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