Injuries can be a dramatic disappointment to a fitness routine. Whether caused by the actual exercise or for another reason, a serious injury can wreak havoc to a health and movement routine for weeks and even months.
A sprained ankle easily takes a person out for about four weeks. A severely pulled or partially torn hamstring can last up to six months. And broken bones, obviously, can take months to fully heal and work properly again. That doesn’t mean a person entirely stops exercising. Instead, one has to adapt and change your approach. Continue reading Exercise Changes with an Injury
Do you feel like you pack on the pounds every holiday season? You’re not alone. A lot of people blame the holidays for their poor eating habits through winter. But there are ways to avoid guilt.
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When it comes to working out, just about everyone has a different strategy or idea as to the best way to get creative or the secret workout that is sure to help with weight loss. Working out is about much more than losing weight. Physical fitness is a core component of personal wellbeing. Continue reading Exercise Myths and Truths
Let’s face it — working out puts a lot of stress on your body’s natural cooling systems. So does warmer weather. Put those two factors together, and you run the risk of seriously overheating — which carries a number of health risks, from mild to severe. Continue reading Dangers of Overheating and Exercise
When the ball drops on New Year’s Eve there is usually a wave of nostalgia as we say a fond good-bye to the previous year, but for 2020 most of us will be saying “good riddance!” at midnight on December 31. For sure, it has been a trying year, especially the previous nine months, with the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic taking an economic, mental, and physical toll on almost all Americans.
Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions: 5 Tips for Getting and Staying Healthy in 2021