Many summer sports, like tennis and swimming, are prone to shoulder pain and injury. In fact, two million patients visit a doctor for rotator cuff injuries each year and 250,000 get surgery each year in the US.
Summer’s here, and so is the Texas sun and heat. Be careful this summer as the months of June, July and August are when temperatures and humidity peak to its highest.
Want a sharp mind? Try getting more exercise
Regular exercise comes with plenty of well-known health benefits, such as improved heart health, weight loss, stronger joints, increased energy, reduced odds of diabetes, lower blood pressure and improved mood.
People who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick to their fitness routines and reach their goals than those who work out later in the day. But being jolted out of sleep by an alarm can make anyone feel bitter about waking up to work out.
Exercising in hot weather can be stressful on your body. But there is also some research to suggest that working out in the heat and humidity can improve performance for athletes.
The start of summer means we’re halfway through the year. How are you doing with your New Year’s resolutions? If you’re like most Americans who make New Year’s resolutions each year, you may have started off the year strong, but then allowed your health and fitness goals to fall by the wayside as the months passed.