Learn how to exercise safely in the summer without developing a heat-related illness.
Q: I was curious if there are any known reasons to avoid strenuous exercising that creates a ‘maximum-heart rate’ scenario? When I ride my bicycle on steep hills or mountains, I can easily max out […]
If you are doing the classic “hands behind the head” abdominal crunch to tighten up your core, I strongly suggest you consider including other exercise alternatives if you want to maintain the health of your […]
Q: Should I wear an ankle brace for basketball to decrease my risk for injury?
A: Research has gone back and forth for many years as to whether or not ankle braces for basketball were beneficial […]
Supplements in general are a waste of time and money. However, glucosamine (glucosamine chondroitin) is a supplement that has been researched in improving joint symptoms associated with osteoarthritis. The Cochrane Database cites many high quality […]
Spending long hours sitting in a wheelchair or in a bed can not only be uncomfortable, but can also lead to weight gain, weakened muscles, joint and muscle stiffness and weakened heart and lungs. Thus, […]
Not too many of us “love” our love handles when it comes down to it. In fact, I’m making a move today to call them the “break up handles” because we need to break up […]