Monday, December 31, 2018

Why Lazy Is Sometimes Good

Being lazy lets the creative juices flow. Downtime can be productive. Read about it HERE

Sunday, December 30, 2018

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

How To Really Relax: 11 Ways

Image result for relax  It is the time of year when it would be nice to really relax, but it is also busy and somewhat stressful around the holidays. HERE are 11 ways to help it happen

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Friday, December 14, 2018

One Great Way To Start Eating Healthy: Saves Money Too!

Eating healthy is hard in today's world. In our busy lives it is easiest to grab food on the run from restaurants, vending machines and snack bars, but these foods are salt laden, typically low in fruits and vegetables, and high in processed sugar. Read HERE how to break this habit and begin to eat healthier. It also can save money for when you want to splurge.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Eating Cookie Dough Is Not Healthy -- Bummer

So it is the time of year when we have to be adults and acknowledge that eating cookie dough is bad for you as stated  by the buzz kill, fun sponge CDC in this Time Magazine article HERE  Oh but what a way to go. I always hope a little bit won't kill me, but apparently I am playing Russian Roulette when I sneak a bite. Read it and weep

Monday, December 3, 2018

Strength Training Is Amazingly Good For You

Strength training has multiple health benefits beyond simple muscle building. The benefits even increase as we age. Find all the reasons to train HERE

Sunday, December 2, 2018

A 10 Minute After Dinner Walk Can Be Incredibly Healthy

A 10 - 15 minute walk after dinner can be very healthy. It helps general health, weight loss, diabetes and heart health. Read details HERE

Saturday, December 1, 2018

People Like You More Than You Think

You worry that you are not likable enough, but people like you more than you think. Read thoughts on the topic HERE

Friday, November 30, 2018

Ligament Laxity Leads To Worse ACL Reconstruction Outcomes

I was involved with a recent MOON (Multi-center Orthopaedic Outcomes Network) study that demonstrates that patients with loose ligaments and hyperextension have worse results and more frequent graft failures. Read details HERE

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

How To Get Motivated After Thanksgiving

Feeling like you are in a rut after Thanks giving? Find some hints HERE on how to remotivate yourself for the push to the end of the year holidays.

Trouble Sleeping? Try Wearing Socks To Bed

If you are struggling with insomnia you may want to try wearing socks to bed. Read the science behind it HERE

Monday, November 26, 2018

Sunday, November 25, 2018

Is Oatmeal Healthy?

Oatmeal is touted as a health food, but is it? Read the types and preparations that make it most healthy HERE

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Friday, November 23, 2018

What Kind Of Exercise Helps Mental Health Most?

Exercise helps mental health, but which type of exercise works best. Looks like it is team sports. Read details HERE

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Traveling For The Holidays? How To Minimize Jet Lag

If you are traveling for the holidays then you may be at risk for jet lag. HERE are some science based ways to beat it

Monday, November 19, 2018

Mental Health Improves With Exercise: Can You Do Too Much?

Exercise improves mental health, but is there decreasing benefit with more and more exercise? What is the amount that hits the sweet spot. Find your answers HERE

Monday, November 5, 2018

Exercising Helps Mental Health

Exercising helps mental health, but there is a limit. Moderate exercise is as good as marathon workouts---  so all things in moderation. Read details  HERE

Saturday, November 3, 2018

What Is The Healthiest Non-Dairy Milk?

Non dairy milks continue to rise in popularity, but which is the healthiest -- almond?, coconut?, soy?-- find out HERE

Friday, November 2, 2018

Want To Be Happy? Don't Try So Hard

Want to be happy. Only 30% of us say we are happy. Trying to hard sets us up for failure and the feelings that accompany it. Maybe go easier on yourself and happiness will follow. Find details HERE

Thursday, November 1, 2018

No Upper Limit For Exercise Benefits

There was some belief that too much exercise can be harmful. A recent study by the Cleveland Clinic shows the longevity and mortality improvements from exercise diminish, but never top  out with increasing exercise amounts. Read details HERE

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Why We Can't Stop Eating Halloween Candy

Halloween candy are just small bites, but so irresistible. Why can't we stop reaching in the bowl. There are actually scientific reasons. Read them HERE

What Is Worse Than Smoking For Your Health?

Not exercising may be worse for your health than smoking. Read the scary details HERE

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Can't sleep. Maybe you are over tired. It's not just for babies anymore. Find details HERE

Sunday, October 28, 2018

4 Ways To Improve Mental Toughness

4 ways to improve mental toughness will help you in work, sports, exercise and life. Find them HERE

Friday, October 26, 2018

9 Things Productive People Do Before Noon

Some hints about ways to organize your day and activities to pursue to  maximize productivity. Find it HERE

Thursday, October 25, 2018

How To Fall Asleep In 2 Minutes

The military has developed techniques to assist falling asleep in 2 minutes. It is straight forward and anyone can try. Find it HERE

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

How One Person Tricked Herself Into Healthy Eating And Exercise

Hear one person's tricks that she used to learn to eat healthy and exercise and what it took to stick with it. Very interesting -- Find it HERE

Thursday, October 11, 2018

How To Make A New Skill Stick

Want to make a new skill stick. HERE is the way and it involves sleep and a little exercise, but works.

Monday, October 8, 2018

5 Best Hangover Cures As Supported By Science

Nothing works perfectly, but HERE is a  discussion of the scientific support for hangover cures.

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Drinking Too Much Or Too Little Increases Alzheimer's Risk

Moderate drinking seems to lessen the risk of Alzheimer's. Drinking too much or surprisingly too little can increase the odds. Read details HERE

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Friday, October 5, 2018

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

10 Ways To Make Running More Fun

Running is great exercise, but can get a little boring for some. Here are 10 easy ways to make it more fun. Find them HERE

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

A Good Marriage May Help Longevity

A recent study demonstrated that a marriage described as "happy" may aid longevity compared to those who described their marriage as "not too happy". Read details HERE

Monday, October 1, 2018

Mediterranean Diet Prevents Depression

There are multiple benefits from a health standpoint from the Mediterranean diet. Now it appears it may help prevent depression. Another reason to climb on the band wagon. Read details HERE

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Emotional Intelligence From An 80 Year Old

47 pieces if  emotional intelligence advice from an 80 year old. These are amazingly simple and relevant. Take 5 minutes and read them HERE
It will improve you and your day

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Shorter Weight Training May Equal Hours At The Gym

A recent study looked at single sets of a small number of upper and lower body strength exercises compared to multiple sets and found similar strength gains. The shorter sets took only 13 minutes. Read details HERE

Monday, September 10, 2018

415,000 Preventable Heart Disease Deaths Per Year: How To Avoid It

Heart disease remains a significant source of illness and mortality in the US. Up to 1 in 3may be preventable. In 2016 this meant 415,000 preventable deaths. read ways to help avoid it  HERE

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Surgical Predictors Of Revision ACL Reconstruction From The MARS Group

Surgical factors many of which are under the surgeon's control can help improve revision ACL reconstruction. Ask your surgeon about these when planning to undergo revision surgery. The article published by our MARS (Multi-center ACL Revision Study) recently became available in the public access system. Read it HERE

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Alzheimer's and Blood Pressure Control Link

A potential link between high blood pressure or poorly controlled blood pressure and Alzheimer's may offer some clues to helping delay or avoid Alzheimer's disease. Read details HERE

Friday, September 7, 2018

CDC's New Guidelines For Youth Concussions

The CDC has released new guidelines for youth concussions. They are reasonable for parents to read and understand. HERE is a good overview