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Braves Embrace Underdog Role As They Enter Rebuilding Mode - Yahoo Sports

On days when the sun is out and the temperature really isn't that bad, it's easy to take your workout out of doors, but on other days when the temperature is below freezing, it can be tough. Duncan advises you need some prep work. "Make sure that you're not walking on a lot of obstacles - ice and potholes and limbs, and things of that nature," he said. "You might want to find a place in your neighborhood that you could walk on numerous times. That way if you get real cold or you happen to fall, you're relatively close to your house so you don't have to worry about being way out of town." He says just like in the summer with heatstroke, prevention is key for temperature-related illness, such as frostbite or hypothermia. "When you're working outside in the cold, most of your blood is really concentrated into your core area, so it leaves exposed some of your outer skin areas such as your nose, your hands, your head, your fingers and so forth," Duncan explained.

In the clubhouse at Turner Field, only a handful of lockers contained gear from last season, the most striking sign that this will be a vastly different roster in 2015. That's not necessarily a bad thing, considering the Braves slumped to a 79-83 record, finished a whopping 17 games behind the Washington Nationals and had one of the lowest-scoring offenses in baseball - even with Upton, Heyward and Gattis. Also, Wood and others have indicated there was a bit of discord in the clubhouse, players splitting off into cliques and unable to muster any sense of camaraderie to help pull out of a late-season slide. ''There are always (potential) negatives when you have so many new guys, because you don't know how you'll mesh together and come together as a unit,'' Wood said. ''I think we've got a bunch of fighters and it's going to be exciting to get around these guys and see what they're all about.'' Kohn, who will battle for a left-handed spot in the bullpen, acknowledges that the Braves are a team in flux.

Alex Cobb excited about new manager Kevin Cash

But if youre trying to live to be 90 and still have a good heart and still have good health, thats probably an ideal amount of exercise. Low Lid David Bach, a cardiologist and avid runner who has completed more than 35 marathons and several ultramarathons, cautioned that the findings may not paint a complete picture. Im far from convinced based on data from this paper and other papers that theres an actual increase in cardiovascular risk with higher levels of physical activity, said Bach, a professor of medicine at the University go here now of Michigan in Ann Arbor. If this paper showed what it pretends to show -- that running four hours a week is potentially detrimental -- that is putting a very low lid on what is acceptable. Still, previous studies have hinted that moderate jogging may be the healthiest option. Running appears to lower the risk for mortality when an athlete doesnt exceed more than 20 miles a week, log more than 5 to 7 miles (8 to 11 kilometers) per hour, or run more than two to five times a week, researchers at the Ochsner Health System of New Orleans and the University of South Carolina found in a 2012 paper.

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A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Alex Cobb excited about new manager Kevin Cash Dave Wirth, WTSP 12:23 a.m. EST February 3, 2015 "He's (Kevin Cash) been down in the ditches, getting his hands dirty and it's great to see that," said Alex Cobb of new manager Kevin Cash. (Photo: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports) 32 CONNECT 3 TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENTEMAILMORE St.

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