Fall and winter usually mean increased risk of getting sick from the cold or flu, but with the additional risk of contracting COVID-19 it is even more important to take steps to stay healthy this year.
If you want to maintain a good quality of life as you get older, your physical fitness plays an important role. Here are three keys on how to maintain your fitness longevity and prevent injury. FIX YOUR POSTURE Look at yourself in the mirror. Are your shoulders rounded and your neck forward? As humans, we […]
Have you ever had a song lift you up and improve your mood? Sound can lift or lower our mood, our mindset, our sense of well-being, and bring us calm. Science and medicine are supporting the use of sound as supplemental therapies for a number of issues.
Even the best intentions can go astray. It’s easy to get caught up in setting unrealistic wellness goals for yourself, only to be frustrated and disappointed when you fail to achieve them. The key is to find a program that’s sustainable for a lifetime and one that you can follow one day at a time. […]
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: […]