Proper hydration is often overlooked! Water is great for moderate exercises but sports drinks can be useful for intense workouts. Sports drinks bring the added benefit of replacing lost electrolytes, but bring with them the added calories. Dehydration can bring fatigue, dizziness or headaches, but can be avoided. A simple rule of thumb is to drink eight 8oz glasses of water per day.
Research suggests that exercise seems aids children by helping them with stress. The CDC recommends a least 1 hr of physical activity per day. Read More
If you want to reduce your risk of heart disease, a major study says a Mediterranean diet is the answer. In (among other foods): Fruits, Veggies, Whole Grain, Nuts, Olive Oil, Fish Out: Red Meats and Sweets Read More
The Ohio Department of Health is taking steps to prevent sports-related concussions among young people. “The Ohio Department of Health is posting information online to help youth sports referees, coaches and volunteers comply with new rules aimed at protecting young athletes.”
What can be done to soothe aging knees? Squats and straight leg lifts can be effective.READ MORE
It’s true that although we love to get motivated to improve our health in a new year, we can sometimes overreach. It is important to set realistic goals and enjoy the steps along the way to stay on target. Check out the link below to see the best ways to keep resolutions. READ MORE