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

Monday, October 29, 2018

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 cancrease the odds. Read details HERE

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Friday, October 5, 2018

Consider This 10 Minute Yoga Routine To Get Your Day Started

If you want to consider yoga this short program to start your day may be the place to begin. Find the program HERE

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

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

How To Get What You Want From A Difficult Person

There are several difficult personality types in the world. Sometimes we need to get something from them whether agreement, cooperation or buy in. There are some tricks that can help. Find them HERE

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Does ACL Reconstruction Result In Arthritis

 In a meta-analysis of osteoarthritis following ACL reconstruction it has been noted in combined, pooled results of 4108 patients that at 5, 10 and 20 years results in osteoarthritis in 11.3%, 20.6%, and 51.6% respectively. These are devastating results, but we must keep in mind that patients treated nonoperatively without ACL reconstruction develop OA at similar rates. Read additional details of the study HERE

This Simple Trick Can Improve Happiness And Efficiency At Work

Taking an occasional break at work has been shown to increase efficiency, and happiness. Read details HERE

Sunday, September 2, 2018

The Benefits Of Being An Introvert

Introverts can be extremely effective in business and leadership roles despite some people's bias. Read some of the advantages HERE

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Low Carb, High Carb -- What's The Answer? A New Study May Surprise You

A recent study of carbohydrate intake over 25 years shows that both low and high carb diets may not extend longevity. Once again all things in moderation. Read details HERE

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Is American Football Safe?

Is American Football safe? The answer may surprise you when compared to many other sports. Read details HERE

Recent Evidence Suggests Even One Drink Is Unhealthy: Did they Overreact To The Data?

A study just released says even one drink is too many. It is controversial and may overinterpret the data and extrapolate to world wide experience very local issues as an increased risk of tuberculosis which is fundamentally nonexistent in the US. Read HERE and decide for yourself

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

What Exercise Improves Mental Health The Most?

What exercise improves mental health the most? It may surprise you to learn team sports do the most for our down days. Read details HERE

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Placebo Pills Can Help Even If You Know You Are Taking Them

 We all have heard of the placebo effect. It can be powerful. It can even be effective if you know you are taking a placebo. Read details HERE

Monday, August 27, 2018

Incredibly Sensible Sleep Hints

Sleep hints that are practical and anyone can follow from the upcoming book Sleepyhead: The Neuroscience of a Good Night's Rest. Read details HERE

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Friday, August 24, 2018

Cognitive Appraisal

A technique called cognitive appraisal or disassociating from the challenging portions of exercise can help you get through it. Read details HERE

Thursday, August 23, 2018

How Breaking Rules Can Help In Life

Are you a rule follower. Read HERE how sometimes breaking rules can advance and help you in life and your career.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

What is Carb Rinsing And Why Did We See It In The World Cup

What is the carb rinsing thing they were doing in the World Cup and can it help you in your sport. Seems like maybe for endurance or long lasting activities. Find details HERE

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Monday, August 20, 2018

New Research On Slowing Aging

New research utilizing some cancer fighting type medications may hold some help for slowing the aging process. Read details HERE

Sunday, August 19, 2018

How To Make A Hard Workout Easier

Studies have demonstrated that listening to upbeat music can increase your effort. Read details of a blinded sWorkouttudy HERE

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Friday, August 17, 2018

7 Charts That Help Explain The Growing Obesity Epidemic

7 charts that demonstrate much of the reason for the growing obesity epidemic. Do any apply to you? Some of them are easily addressed. Details HERE