There is no question that you can be a vegetarian and an athlete. The tougher question is: How can I become vegetarian and not compromise my health or athletic performance?
If you’re a dedicated athlete, weather doesn’t stop you from your training and workout routine. But when temperatures turn hot, it’s time to take some extra precautions. Physical activity increases your core temperature. So does hot weather. When you combine the two, you risk serious illness.
Swelling in your legs and feet is a common issue that you can often handle effectively without your doctor’s help. Here are six ways to reduce swelling and pain at home.
Mouthguards are coverings worn over teeth and used to protect teeth from injury from a potential sports-related trauma. Professional athletes wear them and sports specialists recommend them for child athletes too.
A medical or athletic brace is a big help after an injury on or the playing field, but how do you keep it clean? Find out in this athletic trainer’s Q&A.
The start-low-and-go-slow approach goes for cardiovascular exercise and weight training, and every type of exercise in between.
Aromatics can do more than soothe your mind. Scientific studies show that aromatherapy — inhaling or absorbing aromatic plant extracts — also may help soothe your body and relieve joint pain.
Often, joint cracking can be loud – and perhaps a little disconcerting. It’s no wonder that many people think there might be something wrong with their joints when they hear them pinging away.
We all know that nutrition is important for your child’s growth and development. But your child’s growth — particularly height — also depends on bone growth plates. When those growth plates become damaged through a sports-related injury or accident, they not only can be painful but also can affect how well and how long your … Read More
One of the primary benefits of nutrient-rich foods is that they can reduce inflammation in the body. Exercise can cause acute or short-term inflammation, which is normal.