Pre-race Tips From Performance Experts You’ll Want to Follow

Whether you are running your first 5k or you are an avid marathoner, it’s important to prepare properly before a race. Here are five tips you should be sure to check off of your list the day before and day-of …

Maximize Your Nutrition This Winter – Shop Frozen

Frozen vegetablesWhen writing your grocery list, don’t overlook the freezer section. There are many tasty options that are both nutritious and affordable for every season.

1. Frozen vegetables
Tired of pale tomatoes and limp broccoli? At this time of year, it …

6 Frightening Facts about Childhood Obesity, Plus Hopeful Hints for Parents

Childhood obesity is a serious, growing epidemic, cutting across all categories of race, ethnicity, family income and locale. Obesity rates have tripled in the past 30 years, making childhood obesity one of the most serious health challenges of the 21st …

How to Actually Keep Your New Year’s Resolution: Get Fit Challenge

Sports Advantage powered by EXOSWith the holidays and the New Year approaching, it is natural to start thinking about goals and resolutions for 2016. For many people thoughts turn to physical health. Goals like losing weight and getting in shape are popular resolutions each …

The Best Shot is the Flu Shot

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Most years, the flu vaccine works quite well. Other years, it is not as effective as we hope. Either way, influenza is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death. Your best shot at staying healthy …

5 Things Every 40-Year-Old Should Know About Their Health

As the saying goes, once you turn 40 you are considered “over the hill”. With this milestone, things tend to change. Your hair may get a little more gray, you may grab for reading glasses more often, and you might …

What Every Parent Should Know About Concussions

700x700-FB-_concussionAs a parent of a youth athlete there are many moments of pride, excitement and celebration when cheering your child along in their sport. However, there is also fear. Fear that they will be let down, fear that they might …

Tips to Safeguard Your Medicine Cabinet

700x700_FB_Tips to Safeguard Your MedsMedicine cabinets tend to be proverbial dumping grounds for old, unused and long forgotten medications. As parents, friends and family members, we’re consistently reminded to keep our medications out of sight and reach. However, this step is mainly meant to …