Many of us are looking forward to the New Year’s celebrations to mark a fresh start and new beginning with the year 2021. Here are 3 easy ways to make the remaining months of 2020, which still have a few major holidays mixed in, feel more balanced and healthier than ever before…
The benefits of taking brief movement breaks have been well-researched. Sitting for long periods whether at your desk, the TV, or in a class—puts you at higher risk of heart disease, diabetes, depression, and obesity.
It’s of HIGHER importance than exercise and diet, because it has a huge effect on both! Without proper sleep your body cannot recover, resulting in poor nutrition and exercise habits and a higher risk for injury.
There’s always a chance of injury when participating in any activity. Stay on top of injuries by knowing their symptoms and causes.
While many of us have been in the swing of working from home by now, some days can be harder than others. PRO Medical Counselor, Ali Sokolow, offers tips on how to reclaim your routine and find structure again.
The next nutrient we want to highlight is a go-to this time of year: vitamin C. This nutrient is an antioxidant in addition to its role in immune function. In addition, it plays a role in protein metabolism and in the absorption of nonheme (plant-based) iron. Here are some foods that contain this superstar vitamin: […]
It had became evident I had a problem. I was wandering through REI a couple of years ago when my then 8-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son put their arms up in a mini human wall, with my daughter saying “nothing to see here.” This was a feeble and failed attempt to distract my attention from […]
As we re-enter the gym, you may have found that your training goals have changed in the past few months. Maybe your focus now becomes weight loss, decreased pain, or perhaps preparing yourself for some new hobbies! Before heading into the gym, there are a few things you can do to help prepare yourself. 1. […]
Trying to eat healthier can be a daunting task. But by adapting our habits in small ways, we can make big changes.
One nutrient key to our immune functioning is Zinc. This nutrient is also unique in that our body does not have a specialized storage system for it, so we are required to have a daily dose for optimal health.