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Wed Jul 1 2020 at 02:27 pm EST
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Thu Jul 9 2020 at 11:52 am EST
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Thursday Jun 2, 2016
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Walking is the most popular way to stay fit. Choosing the right shoe is just as important for walkers as it is for runners. Here you will learn how to identify your foot type and how to choose the best shoe for walking.
Gail Ericson
Fitness
Recorded: Jun 10, 2020 at 03:10 pm EST
How much resistance to use, what it should feel like, when to increase, and technique.
Challenge your balance and strength hip and back stabilizers at the same time with some of these fun activities, most can be done without any equipment.
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I am a board-certified physician specializing in infectious disease and medical director of infectious control. My professional interests include infection in the returning traveler, HIV and zoonotic infections. Voted Top Doctor for Women, Minnesota Monthly Magazine, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014. Hometown: Glyndon, MN Best part of my work: Getting to know patients and seeing them through their illness and recovery. Why I became a physician: Being an infectious disease doctor is like being a detective. It is a challenge to figure out and solve people's infections. What I tell my friends and family: Wash your hands and cover your cough. Get vaccinated. How I spend my free time: I have 3 grandchildren. I love to cook, drink coffee and sip wine with friends and family. What patients say about me: I spend time with my patients. Favorite health tip: Enjoy life and spend time with the people who are important to you. Practice philosophy: Listen to the patient.
Gail has been with the LiveWell Fitness Center since its inception in 2006. She earned her bachelor's degree in Athletic Training from Gustavus Adolphus College, and a Masters of Physical Therapy degree from St. Catherine University. Gail has 25 years experience in exercise therapy and medical fitness. She enjoys working with a multitude of diverse clients including those recovering from cancer treatment, de-conditioned clients due to inactivity or past illness, those transitioning from clinical therapy to community based exercise, and the generally healthy population.
Kate is trained through the Wellcoaches program and is a nationally board certified health and wellness coach and a certified yoga instructor. Kate has been working in Integrative Health since 1998 when she worked at the Mind/Body Medical Institute in Boston, Massachusetts. Kate also completed programs for holistic cancer coaching and yoga and cancer. As part of respective research studies funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health, Kate trained hypertensive research subjects in the areas of Mindfulness and the Relaxation Response. Kate has a background in education and yoga, which she has found especially useful in dispersing health and wellness information. Kate brings to her clients a non-judgmental and authentic listening style and a belief that all have the ability to reach their wellness goals. Her specialties include personal growth, finding balance, healthy eating, and stress reduction.