It’s winter, the days are shorter and the cold and precipitation may keep you from enjoying the great outdoors. No one could blame you for feeling like you’ll be kissing your wellness and fitness goals goodbye. Should you give up?
As many parents of adolescents know, battles can ensue at the suggestion that your teens bundle up. You tell them to put on a coat; they insist they are fine without one.
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.
Winter can leave your skin parched, flaky and dull. But if you take care to keep a daily regimen of gentle cleansing and regular moisturizing, you can combat the effects of cold weather, dermatologists say. Learn more.
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Few aspects of colder weather months can be as irritating as dry winter air. From fly-away hair to scaly skin, the cold winter air can wreak havoc on your body’s appearance. But did you know that dry winter air also can make you vulnerable to illness?
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.
We all know that diet and exercise are important to heart health. But we may not realize that shoveling snow is strenuous exercise that could be too much of a burden on our hearts, especially if we’ve been more sedentary in colder months.
Do you think of spring when you think about allergies? Many of us do. However, winter and colder temperatures cause problems for allergy sufferers too. As people often stay indoors, dust, pet hair and indoor allergens can affect them.
For many people, the gray days of winter can mean gray moods. If you feel sad, can’t sleep and feel as if all you want to do is lie on the sofa, eat bad food and watch cable for days on end, you might have seasonal affective disorder.
Skiers and snowboarders dealing with arthritis have more concerns than just which resort to choose. Get advice on smart ways to enjoy your hobby.