Plan to do a fair amount of skiing or snowboarding this season? Sara Miniaci-Coxhead, MD, explains what you need to do now to make sure you’re in proper shape.
Skiing is a great cold-weather exercise. But should you try downhill or cross-country? Learn the advantages of each so you can choose which is right for you.
The mercury may be falling soon, but that doesn’t mean you have to sideline your outdoor workout for the winter. A little preparation can go a long way toward full enjoyment and high performance levels during colder weather.
We’re all susceptible to hypothermia, a dangerous drop in core body temperature. But cold is only part of the story. Learn 3 facts that may surprise you.
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Be sure your children are in good physical condition and tell them to learn the proper technique from their instructor before they try something new.
Most people with chronic asthma experience asthma symptoms when they exercise. But many people who never experience asthma symptoms also can experience the same chest-tightening and shortness of breath when they work out – especially in cold weather. Working out in frigid temps is a stimuli for exercise-induced asthma. The culprit is cold, dry air. The symptoms … Read More
There’s a difference between us recreational skiers and the elite-level skiers we’re watching in the Olympic Games, and it’s not just how fast we go. We get different kinds of injuries. Olympic downhill skiers are traveling at lightening speeds – as fast as 140 miles an hour. When they have an accident, the results often … Read More