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Non-Contact Sports Injuries

The definition of a non-contact sport is one where players are separated physically so that it is impossible to physically contact one another during the game. Such sports would include tennis, bowling, golf, and volleyball. Does this mean there is less chance of getting injured by participating in such a sport?… Continue Reading

Understanding Hypothyroidism In Today’s World

Recently my husband had to have a physical and lab work-up. The doctor gave him a clean bill of health but the physician’s assistant asked if he had been a bit more tired lately. Considering that my husband works about sixty hours weekly as we pay for the college education of our four children, we’ve…Continue Reading

Fat or Bloated?

I know when I’ve lost a few pounds because I gain a few comfortable inches of space in the waistband of my tight jeans or a certain dress doesn’t cling to my hips but falls slinkily straight down. Sometimes, when I gain an inch or two, it’s not because I was overindulgent with some pie.…Continue Reading

Coaching Kids To Better Health And Fitness

I hope many of you are quite accustomed to the chivalry. I hope many of you are still hearing refrains of ‘ladies first’. I also hope that the tragedies of life, both manmade and natural, never befall you. But when such disasters do occur, it is still heartwarming to see that when rescue attempts need…Continue Reading

Coaching Women And Helping Them Take Better Care Of Their Kids

Oh dear. Perhaps this post should have been written before the previous one where I was endeavoring to encourage all mothers, both able and struggling to do right by their children in the health and fitness arena. I even alluded to this point as well. It appears to be the case that it is necessary…Continue Reading