Results for "Fitness"

Advise Me
How to Get Over Your Weight-Loss Plateau
“It’s a marathon, not a sprint.” Sometimes weight loss can feel a little like both. Of course, real healthy changes take time and weight loss doesn’t happen...
Jul 01
Better Me
More Than a Gut Feeling. Five Ways to Manage Ulcerative Colitis
Ulcerative colitis (UC), an inflammatory bowel disease, isn’t something you typically bring up in dinner conversation, but it can be an embarrassing condition...
Jun 22
Better Me
Are You Dehydrated or Just Thirsty?
Close your eyes and think back to elementary school recess. You’re running all over the playground, swinging across monkey bars, leaping across the shaky...
Jun 18
Advise Me
Here’s What Can Happen to Your Body When You Work Out Too Much
For a lot of people, it’s a struggle to exercise as much as they should. But some people have the opposite problem—they work out too much. And while too...
Jun 17
Teach Me
Why Your Doctor Might Want You to Wear Compression Socks
Compression socks or compression stockings are tightly fitting knee-high socks that can help your blood flow. They lightly squeeze your legs, making it...
May 31
Advise Me
What Counts as Weight-Bearing Exercise to Strengthen Your Bones?
If you’re walking, cycling or swimming regularly, good for you! You’re taking steps to keep your heart and joints healthy and to care for your mental health....
May 19
Advise Me
How To Prevent Dehydration From Crushing Your Workout
You’ve got all you need to crush your run: a good pair of running shoes, comfortable athletic wear and an epic iTunes playlist. Unfortunately, the one...
Apr 26
Better Me
How Hydrotherapy Can Ease Your Pain and Speed Healing After Injuries
Hydrotherapy is form of physical therapy that’s performed in water. It is an excellent way for you to gain the benefits of exercise without putting a lot...
Mar 16
Better Me
6 Ways Growing Your Own Fruits and Veggies Boosts Your Health
If you’re looking for a feel-good way to improve your physical and mental health, consider gardening. “From building your social connections to strengthening...
Mar 15
Teach Me
10 Do’s and Don’ts of Foot Care for Walkers and Runners
From the time our feet hit the floor in the morning to the time we get into bed at night, our feet take a beating. As a walker or runner, we ask a lot...
Mar 08