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Woman stretches on yoga mat as part of her daily plans for physical activity and exercise.

How to fit in exercise with a busy lifestyle

Make a plan to exercise and stay on track with your health goals
SHN Staff 3 min read
Man in Sanford Health polo shirt watches practice with coach in an NDSU t-shirt.

Sports psychology helps athletes, coaches on & off the court

NDSU volleyball sees positive results working with Sanford Sports
Jason Anschutz 6 min read
A doctor kneels in front of a middle aged patient in the ER or urgent care clinic. Both wear N95 face masks.

Emergency vs urgent care: The ER isn’t for everything

Get peace of mind, on your time, when a walk-in clinic may meet your needs
SHN Staff 4 min read
Woman running on a treadmill with graphics showing angles of her gait.

Bemidji doctor ready to run with help from Sanford trainers

Dr. Jill Olson has been working with Sanford Sports for 12 weeks to prep for big race
Jason Anschutz 7 min read
Coach Kathy Grady poses with youth triathletes after competition.

Triathlon training at Sanford leads to national titles

Sanford Wellness Center in Sioux Falls home to multiple elite junior triathletes
Jason Anschutz 7 min read
Bernhard Langer wears motion sensors on his body while reviewing video with a Sanford Health golf scientist.

Golf scientists trade findings at World Scientific Congress

‘Students of the game’ talk knee torque, mobility, training for hot weather and more
Mick Garry 10 min read
Smiling cheerleaders hanging out together on bleachers after morning workout.

Neuropsychologist plays vital role in concussion recovery

Dr. Josefine Combs helps athletes and other patients after head injury
Mick Garry 9 min read
A teen volleyball player is focused on the volleyball she just hit into the air. Three teammates watch from the sidelines.

Sanford supports women and girls in sports

Title IX anniversary has athletes & providers reflecting on sports’ lifelong lessons
Mick Garry 10 min read
Sanford Health doctor shows a diagram to a patient whose back is to you in an exam room.

Sports meant everything to these Sanford employees

College hall of famers celebrate 50 years of Title IX and equal access to athletics
Mick Garry 11 min read
Sanford Wellness Center coach Jill Fries talks near a shelf full of colorful workout balls.

Stay fit for outdoor activities by keeping up at the gym

Sanford Wellness Centers offer indoor-outdoor balance through all seasons
Mick Garry 6 min read