Posts in Health & Fitness

06Mar

Recovering from a concussion can mean being sidelined during sports. It can also affect a student’s school performance because it’s a type of brain injury. All injured body parts take time to heal, even brains. After a concussion, your child needs physical and mental rest. Doing schoolwork and being in a classroom can make the […]

06Feb

Spring can be a peak time for injuries as people rush back into warm weather sports without being properly prepared, an expert says. “Many weekend warriors either may not be exercising during the week, or if they are, they’re not exercising in ways that help prevent injury before going full force into a weekend of […]

08Jan

With sports camps and more structured activities, kids today are increasingly likely to play their chosen sport year-round. But more time on the field brings a greater risk of experiencing sports-related injuries, including ACL and meniscus injuries in the knee, or injuries to the labrum or UCL in the shoulder and elbow. Here are 10 […]

05Dec

When it comes to exercise, most of us have the best of intentions, but it’s all too easy for busy schedules, Netflix or the snooze button to get in the way. Before you know it, weeks or months go by without breaking a sweat. But here’s the good news—if you’re ready to get back into […]

18Nov

You’ve probably heard the long-standing wisdom that you should drink 64 ounces—that’s eight, eight-ounce glasses—every day, no matter what. But the truth might be a little more complicated. Since hydration needs can vary tremendously based on your body type or your physical activity level, just to name a few, many nutritionists believe it is better […]

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