Daily Wellness Tip-Drink, drink, drink

Daily Wellness Tip-Drink, drink, drink
Drink, drink, drink. You can easily sweat away more than a quart of water during an hour of strenuous exercise, especially in hot weather. Dehydration can impair your performance, causing lethargy, nausea, and cramps, or even heat exhaustion. Drink even if you don’t feel thirsty. For optimal hydration during strenuous endurance exercise, drink at least 16 to 20 ounces of...Read More

Daily Wellness Tip-Play a sport and sometimes have low-back pain?

Daily Wellness Tip-Play a sport and sometimes have low-back pain?
If you play a sport and sometimes have low-back pain, try to correct muscle imbalances by becoming a little ambidextrous.  Constantly rotating your lower back and hips in the same direction can produce recurrent muscle strain.  So if you play golf, practice occasionally with an opposite-handed swing.  In tennis warm-ups, try a few weaker-side forehand and backhand strokes. In baseball,...Read More

Daily Wellness Tip-Reduce your risk of stroke, take a walk

Daily Wellness Tip-Reduce your risk of stroke, take a walk
To reduce your risk of stroke, take a walk. A Yale University study of more than 9,000 white male veterans, aged 50 to 60, showed that those who reported inactive life styles were nearly seven times more likely to suffer a stroke than men who were moderately or very active. A daily walk of just one mile was found to...Read More