They say that a winner never quits, but is that old adage always true? We have all heard the age-old adage that quitters never win, and winners never quit, but as a parent, I don’t know if I agree. While its true that you don’t want to to raise a child to think that they… Read More Five Signs Your Child Should Quit a Sport
Just because there is a category five blizzard outside doesn’t mean you should give up on yourself. I don’t think I need to say that this is probably going to be an unusually harsh winter. In general, winter is regarded as bulking season, where everyone goes a little lax on their fitness guidelines and goals.… Read More How to Stay Fit in Inhospitable Weather Conditions
Just because it’s cold out, doesn’t mean we should let our fitness suffer. I know that we are currently in the twilight zone between Christmas and the New Year, so most of us don’t even know what day it is, let alone have enough energy and determination to drag ourselves to the gym. We may… Read More How to Stay Warm and Athletic During Cold Weather
The holiday season may be where exercise and fitness go to die, but it doesn’t have to be! I come from a large family, and as such, I understand that the holiday season is pretty much a black hole in terms of fitness and healthy eating. Not only do we have to contend with family… Read More How to Sneak in Exercise During the Holidays
As every athlete knows, playing professional sports put you at high risk for injury. As they say in life, with great risk comes great reward. Every athlete should be taught this before they set foot on the field. You always hear stories about athletic prodigies that suffer from grievous, career-ending injuries early on in their… Read More Five Most Dangerous Professional Sports by Number of Injuries
Joint popping, while mostly harmless, can be a warning sign of a larger problem. Cracking your knuckles is something many of us do absent-mindedly. As an orthopaedic surgeon, I am constantly asked whether or not this practice is bad for the joints, and if it can lead to arthritis. I am also asked about a… Read More Can Joint Popping Affect Your Ability to Play Sports?
Sometimes, beginning a sport as an adult can be a little daunting. When we are kids, jumping in and out of various sports is easy. We haven’t really developed the fear of trying new things that seems to come with adulthood, and our bones haven’t started to ache, so there is no reason not to… Read More Five Sports You Can Start as an Adult