Youth soccer is becoming increasingly popular in the U.S., but concussions in youth soccer players are also on the rise. Soccer is the second leading cause of head injury among female youth athletes. For male youth athletes, soccer is the fifth leading cause of concussions.
Tired of your regular, mundane gym workout? Add some spice to your New Year’s fitness plan with interval training.
Simply put, interval training means alternating short bursts of intense activity with intervals of lighter intensity or rest. That might mean incorporating short bursts of jogging into your daily walk routine, or mixing things up with more specific types of interval training, like HIIT or Tabata.
It’s that time of the year when most people are setting goals and making resolutions for what they want to accomplish in the new year. Turning over a new calendar is all about hitting the “reset” button and starting fresh. About 45 percent of Americans make New Year’s resolutions, yet only a mere eight percent actually achieve them. Why?
North Central Surgical Center Hospital was founded in 2005 on the belief that by partnering with our physicians, we could build a patient-focused surgical facility that would provide care at the highest level.
Christmas is just around the corner, and the hustle and bustle of the holiday season is in full swing. The holidays can be a stressful time of year for anyone, and that stress—coupled with enormous spreads of holiday food and sweet treats—can often lead to weight gain.
The holiday season is a time for traditions, all the way down to the food on the table. If you want to have a healthier holiday season but your family is depending on you to make that family-favorite casserole or apple pie, don’t disappoint them by changing the menu.
Arthritis affects more than 52 million U.S. adults and manifests in the form of painful symptoms like joint stiffness and inflammation. While many choose to treat symptoms with medication, relief from your arthritis pain isn’t always found in a pill bottle.
Exercise is an important part of managing your weight, but it isn’t the only factor to consider when you’re trying to drop a few pounds. What you eat and how your body processes the calories you take in can make a big difference in how quickly you shed those unwanted pounds.