Some Pain is Good Pain.
Difference Between Good and Bad Pain Some discomfort is part of athletic activities and is often part of a successful training program. For muscle strength to increase, muscles must experience an increase in stress and this stress is usually perceived as the “burn” in muscle during activity. This mild burn is what we call good […]
Exercise as You Age – Happy New Year!.
Exercise as You Age With 2016 around the corner, an active lifestyle is more important than ever. Regular exercise can help boost energy, maintain your independence, and manage symptoms of illness or pain. Exercise can even reverse some of the symptoms of aging. And not only is exercise good for your body, it’s also good […]
Tips for a Healthy Thanksgiving.
Tips for a Healthy Thanksgiving Thanksgiving comes around once a year, so now is the time to splurge, right? Well….maybe not! Gaining weight during the holiday season has become a national pastime. Year after year, most of us pack on at least a pound (some gain more) during the holidays — and keep the extra […]
Beat the Super Bowl Bulge
Don’t Just Sit and Watch: Beat the Super Bowl Bulge! The Super Bowl is like the Thanksgiving Day of football: It’s filled with friends, family, and, of course, lots and lots and lots of food. On average people consume 1,200 calories during the game (and celebrations around it). This is a day when sitting in […]
4 Core Exercises That Are Better Than Regular Planks
Everyone knows how much I LOVE planks! Planks are great, but most people tend to just dangle in them and remain static, which does not optimize the results. Even when performed correctly, static planks only work one section of your core muscles. Don’t get me wrong, in order to perform the below listed exercises, you […]
Why a Calorie is NOT a Calorie
Myth: Calories are the most important part of the diet It is true that all “calories” have the same amount of energy. 1 calorie (Kcal) = 4184 Joules of energy When it comes to your body, things are NOT THAT SIMPLE! Refined carbohydrates are not good for you This includes added sugars like sucrose and […]
Foot and ankle injuries include the injuries in the leg below the knee and they are common while playing sports such as football, hockey, skating and in athletes. Treatment for some of these conditions may be orthotics, braces, physical therapy, injections or surgery. Common sports injuries include sprains and strains, ankle
Sports injuries occur when playing indoor or outdoor sports or while exercising. Sports injuries can result from accidents, inadequate training, improper use of protective devices, or insufficient stretching or warm-up exercises. The most common sports injuries are sprains and strains, fractures, and dislocations.
Tips for Marathon Runners.
Tips for Marathon Runners THere is energy in New York City this weekend. The TCS New York City Marathon will be held on Sunday 11/1/15. With over 50,000 runners participating, below are a few tips on how to remain healthy and avoid injuries. “Good Luck, runners!” Shoes and Socks. Select the shoes–and the socks–you’ll wear […]
The Truth about Turmeric.
The Truth about Turmeric. Turmeric may be the most effective nutritional supplement in existence. Many high quality studies show that it has major benefits for your body and brain. “Where Can I Buy Turmeric?” Turmeric has Powerful Medicinal Properties Turmeric is the spice that gives curry its yellow color and it has been used in […]