At 74, Dallas man gears up for half-marathon

Just a few months ago, Wayne Aguren joked that he couldn’t run a half-marathon “if my life depended on it.” But the 74-year-old Oak Lawn resident who trains with morning jogs on the Katy Trail recently decided to “take the plunge” when he registered to run half of this Sunday’s metroPCS Dallas Marathon. He’s one of an estimated … Continue reading At 74, Dallas man gears up for half-marathon

Choosing the Right Exercise Program for You

Want to start a new exercise program? Some people exercise to improve their health, some to improve their appearance, and others to achieve specific fitness goals. Regardless of the reason you exercise, consistency is the key factor determining success or failure. Therefore, the most important consideration when choosing the right exercise program for you is … Continue reading Choosing the Right Exercise Program for You

Boston Marathon Brings Attention to Medical Aid Stations at Sporting Events

The tragic bombing at this year’s Boston Marathon has led to many discussions about safety and security at large public sporting events.  Something heard often in early reports from Boston was that victims were being treated at the finish line “medical tent” or “aid station” designed to support runners. But what’s under that medical tent? The … Continue reading Boston Marathon Brings Attention to Medical Aid Stations at Sporting Events