There is scientific evidence that vacations are good for you. If you have ever needed an excuse to take some sick days or some personal time, please rejoice in the news I am about to impart to you: Vacations can actually benefit your health. It’s a new year, so many of us probably feel like… Read More Can Taking Vacations Improve Your Health?
Flu season is upon us, so it’s our responsibility to fight! Flu season is something we all dread, whether we are athletes trying to stay trim during the winter, or mothers who know that all it takes is one snotty hand to ruin the lives of an entire classroom of children. That being said, even… Read More Immunity Boosting Foods, and Other Ways to Help You Fight the Flu This Season
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?
Calling all winos! Your favorite hobby is healthier than you think. I think we can all agree that there is nothing better after a long, stressful day than a nice glass of red wine. Wine (when enjoyed responsibly) is also a great social lubricant over dinner, and the best friend of every girlfriend who has… Read More Five Surprising Health Benefits of Wine