Your feet work hard every day, carrying you through your daily tasks while you walk, stand, carry, lift, climb, clean, work, and exercise. If you neglect your feet—especially during a workout—then your feet with have to deal with swelling... Read more
The pool can be a scary place. You have to wear a swimsuit (ack!), get your hair wet and know the rules of the road—er, swim lanes. But don't let that stop you! Water provides an excellent workout, especially for people with joint issues or... Read more
The phrase "shin splint" is a generic term that describes pain in the lower leg, either on the medial (inside) or lateral (outside) side of the shin bone. This pain usually begins as a dull ache that can't be pinpointed; it can be felt... Read more
If you're new to exercise, overweight, or dealing with pain caused by an injury or a chronic condition like arthritis, your doctor may have recommended that you start a low-impact workout program. But what does "low impact" really mean&... Read more
I needed to get a social life. This revelation hit me late on a Friday night when I realized I had spent another evening knee-deep in laundry when I really wanted to be out having some fun. Busy with work and family, I hadn’t seen my girlfriend... Read more
Sometime it seems like 8 cups of water a day is a lot, but I have found drinking green tea is one of several ways I use to get my water intake up. Green tea has a lot of benefits health wise and is very low in caffiene.
Eating cucumber slice... Read more
At my pool we have various pieces of equipment to do ST. When I try to add to the fitness tracker it will not allow me to add. I am not interested in knowng the calorie count but want to keep track of the minutes. Any ideas on how I can get the track... Read more
I've been in severe pain every time the wind blows ( I have fibro and lyme) but this year it's been a nightmare. I've been drinking regular water but I also shake things up with Walmart Mandarin Orange water a flavored one. I didn't think much of it... Read more
So one of my favorite lunch places is a Vietnamese restaurant down the street from my work. They have lots of healthy lunch options, lots of veggies (the kind I actually like) and fresh chicken.
One of my favorite things they have is instead of... Read more
Is it true that drinking lots and lots of water can flush sodium out faster? I ate the wrong things today and I'm astounded at how much sodium there was, won't do that again!
I'm bummed because I have a team weigh-in tomorrow and I know I'm g... Read more
One of my favorite activities, aside from running, is water aerobics. Some gyms refer to these classes as Aqua-Exercises, Hydro-Workouts or Aquatic Exercises. If you have never taken a water aerobics class, I highly encourage you to do so. Not only w... Read more
Three summers ago, I ventured into the world of water aerobics. This was one class I was certain I could do well in and if not, no one would notice or so I thought. Never having had the grace or the agility to feel comfortable in a step aerobics clas... Read more
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