The holiday travel season is in full swing, and as always, holiday travels coincide with the peak of flu season. The holidays should be a time of gratefulness, laughter and spending time with those you love. Don’t let catching a bug steal your fun.
At the end of a workout, the last thing most of us want to do is spend extra time stretching and cooling down. However, dedicating some time to post-workout stretches can relieve tightness, help your muscles return to a neutral position, reduce soreness and even help prevent injury.
High blood pressure affects nearly 70 million adults, and only about half of those people are able to keep their high blood pressure under control. High blood pressure can lead to more serious cardiovascular complications, stroke and even death.
Sprained ankles are among the most common injuries—an estimated 25,000 Americans suffer a sprained ankle every day, and sprained ankles account for nearly half of all sports-related injuries. Because they are so common, a sprained ankle isn’t considered very serious. But is there more to a sprained ankle than we might think?
It sounds like something out of a science-fiction novel, but many people are turning to cryotherapy to alleviate chronic pain, slow aging and even treat some cancers.
We often think of weight loss as a simple equation: calories burned (exercise) must exceed calories consumed (diet). But there are actually a number of other factors that can contribute to weight loss or weight gain, including existing health problems, how much sleep you get, whether or not you smoke and your stress level, just to name a few.