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Health Complications of Obesity

Dr. Cecilia Gaffaney works as a maternal and fetal medicine specialist in Texas. Cecilia Gaffaney remains interested in a number of topics related to medicine, including fitness and nutrition. Proper nutrition is important in the prevention of obesity. Obesity, defined … Continue reading

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Benefits of Running

As a physician, Cecilia Gaffaney understands the benefits of exercise. One of Cecilia Gaffaney’s favorite forms of cardiovascular exercise is running. Running provides a number of benefits: Improved cardiovascular and muscular endurance: Running involves repetitive motion that improves the muscular … Continue reading

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Move Your Body

As Dr. Cecilia Gaffaney knows, exercise is a key element of any healthy lifestyle. Below are five important reasons to make exercise a way of life: -Improved endurance. The saying, “Use it or lose it,” applies to the body. To … Continue reading

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The Therapeutic Benefits of Snorkeling Brought to you by Cecilia Gaffaney, MD

Like all cardiovascular exercise, snorkeling has been shown to release endorphins that elevate mood, but because of the type of breathing that snorkeling requires, studies suggest that this unique form of recreation has additional physiological and psychological benefits. First of … Continue reading

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Hiking Machu Picchu, by Dr. Ceclia Gaffaney

For avid hikers seeking challenging terrain, beautiful landscapes, and historic locations, few sites hold more wonder than Machu Picchu. Located in the Peruvian highlands, the pre-Columbian, Incan complex rests between the mountains Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu. Over 8,000 feet … Continue reading

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Benefits of Exercise by Cecilia Gaffaney

Cecilia Gaffaney There’s a staggering amount of evidence to show that exercise is good for you. Among other benefits, people who exercise are oftentimes healthier, think more clearly, sleep better, and have delayed onset of dementia. They experience these many … Continue reading

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Race Day Tips for Runners, by Cecilia Gaffaney

Training for a road race can be a fun way to stay motivated, meet new people, and reach your fitness goals. Whether a newcomer to the world of running training for your first 5K or a dedicated runner gearing up … Continue reading

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