A good night’s sleep is vital to your mental and physical health. When it comes to overall health, there are a few things that are absolutely non-negotiable: nutrition, physical exercise, and sleeping. Without those three things it is impossible to be in peak condition, and going without any of them can have dire consequences in… Read More Five Natural Herbs for a Better Night’s Sleep
Even the best young athletes should take the time to read. I know that as parents, we are only in so much control over who our children eventually become. We would like to think we have complete control, but the truth is that no matter what you do, your child’s inherent personality and traits will… Read More Five Sports Book Suggestions for Your Well Rounded Young Athlete
Dehydration is something everybody should take seriously, not just athletes. An estimated 75% of Americans today are chronically dehydrated, but you wouldn’t really know it from looking at them (unless of course, you know what to look for). You may think that dehydration is something you will only ever have to worry about if you… Read More How to Tell if You are Dehydrated
Can a ketogenic diet be harmful for athletes? As anyone with Facebook knows, ketogenic diets are currently everywhere. In fact, just yesterday I wrote an article on the pros and cons of the keto diet. And I would be remiss if I didn’t state once again, that I think fad diets are a short term solution… Read More Is the Keto Diet Safe for Athletes?
The keto diet trend is currently in full swing, but is it healthy? These days it seems like everyone and their mother is on the ketogenic, low or no carb diet. There are photos of carb-less meals all over Instagram, and I can’t tell you how many of my girlfriends are sharing their progress on… Read More Pros and Cons of the Keto Diet
When it comes to kids with ADHD, not all sports are created equal. I am a obviously a huge fan of kids sports and athletics in general, but I am also the first to admit that not every sport works for every child. Attention deficit disorder (ADHD or ADD) children can benefit from exercise of… Read More Five Great Sports for Kids with ADHD
What you eat can have a huge effect on your mind. Even though we don’t always act like it in the US, we all know that what you eat hugely affects the way your body functions. This is especially true of your brain, since food is your body’s number one source of nutrients. It has… Read More 8 Fruits and Vegetables That Boost Your Mental Health