Sitting too much — whether at work, in the car or at home — can have serious health consequences. People who are more sedentary are at a greater risk of some cancers, such as breast and colon cancer, and may actually be taking years off their life.
Wearable technology has come a long way in recent years. The original pedometer tracked steps, but today’s wearable fitness trackers allow you to monitor not only your steps, but also miles, calories, heart rate, sleep, food and more — all with the goal of helping you live a more active, healthy life.
Hockey sometimes gets overlooked in comparison to other professional sports like football, basketball and baseball. But what many sports fans don’t know is that hockey players are some of the fittest athletes in the world.
If the hustle and bustle of daily life is catching up with you, getting out of the city to camp, hike and explore is a great way to let your mind unwind.
Summer heat is no joking matter, especially in Texas. An average of 675 people die from complications related to extreme heat each year. While athletes and people who work outdoors are at the highest risk, nobody can avoid the dangers of heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
It’s that time of the year when most people are setting goals and making resolutions for what they want to accomplish in the new year. Turning over a new calendar is all about hitting the “reset” button and starting fresh. About 45 percent of Americans make New Year’s resolutions, yet only a mere eight percent actually achieve them. Why?
Tired of your regular, mundane gym workout? Add some spice to your New Year’s fitness plan with interval training.
Simply put, interval training means alternating short bursts of intense activity with intervals of lighter intensity or rest. That might mean incorporating short bursts of jogging into your daily walk routine, or mixing things up with more specific types of interval training, like HIIT or Tabata.
Youth soccer is becoming increasingly popular in the U.S., but concussions in youth soccer players are also on the rise. Soccer is the second leading cause of head injury among female youth athletes. For male youth athletes, soccer is the fifth leading cause of concussions.
A new year means a new opportunity to start fresh with your health goals. No matter your New Year’s resolution, resolve to live healthier in 2016 by implementing a few new healthy habits into your daily routine.
Making a New Year’s resolution is a good first step to achieving your goals, but simply setting a resolution may not be enough to actually achieve those goals. If you want to look back on 2016 as a year of success, use these tips for making your resolution stick.