Health

Smart steps to recover after running a marathon

You've just crossed the finish line of a marathon—26.2 hard-fought miles under your belt, and a medal around your neck. What should you do to recover? For starters, keep going, says David Nolan, a physical therapist who ...

Health

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Running for better health

A few neighbors formed a running group to train for a marathon in 2021. I'm thinking about joining them as I know that running can be good exercise, but I've never run before. Is running a marathon actually good for my health? ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Rehabilitation after COVID-19

For some patients who have had COVID-19, symptoms of the disease may last long after the infection is over. These "long haulers," who have what is known as post-COVID syndrome, may need rehabilitation to return to daily activities ...

Cardiology

Taking strides to better cardiovascular health

Running a marathon may sound overwhelming, but it could be the key to better health. First-time marathon runners significantly improved their cardiovascular health during training for a 26.2-mile race, according to a recent ...

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