How to Improve Your Golf Game Before Your Next Vacation

2020-02-24T22:43:50+00:00

You don't want to spend all of that money on a vacation and not be able to golf at your highest potential. With a little foresight and practice, you'll be ready to walk out onto that course with confidence. Here is how you can improve your golf game prior to your next vacation. Driving Range Practicing at a driving range is an affordable way to improve your game without the time and money needed for a full game. According to Warley Park, if you really want to improve your game, it’s important to practice at least once a week, if not [...]

How to Improve Your Golf Game Before Your Next Vacation 2020-02-24T22:43:50+00:00

How to Treat SAD Without Medication

2020-02-19T20:34:16+00:00

Do you notice that you feel down at certain times of the year? Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) affects millions of Americans each year. Fortunately, there are many ways to treat SAD symptoms without prescription drugs. Here are a few ways that you can treat SAD without medication. Acupuncture Acupuncture has helped people with all sorts of problems for hundreds of years. Those who want to avoid medication when treating SAD should consider taking advantage of this tried and true treatment option. An experienced acupuncturist inserts thin needles into different parts of the body to promote balance. This is accomplished by targeting [...]

How to Treat SAD Without Medication 2020-02-19T20:34:16+00:00

Medicine is Getting More Effective at Treating These 3 Common Injuries

2020-02-13T17:55:52+00:00

We all know injuries are painful to both your body and your lifestyle. Injuries can leave you temporarily out of work and unable to tend to your basic needs. Luckily, treatment has advanced thanks to new technology and knowledge from medical professionals. If you find yourself suffering from an injury, you can also ease your stress knowing that help is close by when you need it. Head Injuries Head injuries and traumatic brain injuries, also known as TBIs, can happen from athletics, accidents and other unfortunate incidents. Advancements in medical technology have increased TBI diagnosis, which has been beneficial to those [...]

Medicine is Getting More Effective at Treating These 3 Common Injuries 2020-02-13T17:55:52+00:00

Steps to Recovery: Different Approaches for Treating an Addiction

2020-02-07T23:20:25+00:00

As an athlete, it can sometimes be easy to become addicted to things that supposedly get you the “extra advantage” over others while competing. Many athletes struggle with addiction and at some point go through a recovery process. Addiction recovery has the ultimate goal of helping you stop using whatever substances are ruining your life. While deciding to quit is a huge step, the real work is yet to come. To properly treat addiction, you need to understand what works best for you. These are some approaches you can take to help in your recovery. Cognitive Behavior Therapy You might make [...]

Steps to Recovery: Different Approaches for Treating an Addiction 2020-02-07T23:20:25+00:00

How to Quickly Reduce Tendinitis Symptoms During a Game

2020-01-30T21:23:27+00:00

The pain and muscle stiffness from tendinitis can flare up during games, and this could reduce your ability to perform at your best. To quickly ease tendinitis pain and other symptoms while on the field, try out the tips in this guide. Stretches Stretching out the affected muscles could reduce stiffness and allow you to maintain your range of motion. Start by performing a static stretch that you hold in place for between 10 to 60 seconds. If you have an elastic band available, this tool could provide extra support during the stretch. Stretching the muscles increases circulation in the area, [...]

How to Quickly Reduce Tendinitis Symptoms During a Game 2020-01-30T21:23:27+00:00

What to Expect When Anticipating Withdrawal Symptoms

2020-01-24T22:37:30+00:00

If you or someone you know has decided to overcome an addiction to drugs or alcohol, the first step to recovery is to stop using the drug or alcohol. This is also called detox or detoxification, and the aim is to remove the substance from your body. It may take a few days to a week, and it is just the beginning of the road to recovery. Depending on the substance and how long you have been taking it, the withdrawal symptoms may be mild or severe. It may be helpful to know in advance what you can expect during withdrawals [...]

What to Expect When Anticipating Withdrawal Symptoms 2020-01-24T22:37:30+00:00

How Staying Active Helps Your Mental Health

2020-01-22T22:14:56+00:00

Many people seem to solely focus on the physical benefits of exercise. However, there is a lot of research that supports the assertion that being active is crucial for your emotional and mental well-being as well. Here are four ways that demonstrate how staying active can prove beneficial for your overall mental health. The Connection Between Mind and Body You should not discount the power of the mind-body connection when it comes to getting in regular exercise. Studies have shown that those with chronic illness tend to be more depressed. It is no secret that leading an active lifestyle is a [...]

How Staying Active Helps Your Mental Health 2020-01-22T22:14:56+00:00

4 Ways to Combat Arthritis

2019-12-18T18:47:58+00:00

Arthritis is an ailment that, contrary to popular belief, isn't restricted to old age. In fact, arthritis can be caused by other factors such as diet or even by performing certain tasks on a regular basis. Regardless of the cause of your arthritis, you do not have to be subjected to a lifetime of medication because of it. Here are some alternative ways to find relief from the symptoms of arthritis. Stay Moving Since arthritis is basically the stiffening of your joints, maintaining your flexibility through stretching and exercise can greatly help to improve your symptoms. Yoga and other low-impact types [...]

4 Ways to Combat Arthritis 2019-12-18T18:47:58+00:00

Tips for Getting Your Workout in When You Work a Full-Time Job

2019-12-17T02:45:35+00:00

The benefits of working out are obvious: It can improve your health, make your mind sharper, and ultimately make you more productive at the office. However, that doesn't mean it's easy, and working out with a full-time job can be a huge challenge. How can you squeeze in physical activity when you are so busy in the office? Here are a few tips. Bike to Work For some people, particularly those who are paid by the hour, schedule changes simply aren't possible. As such, you have to squeeze in a workout wherever you can. To that end, biking to work may [...]

Tips for Getting Your Workout in When You Work a Full-Time Job 2019-12-17T02:45:35+00:00

Teach Yourself to Meditate in 3 Steps

2019-12-11T17:04:11+00:00

Meditation is a great option for anyone seeking less stress and more stillness in their lives. Once you teach yourself how to meditate, the resulting health benefits can be astounding. Use a few of these suggestions to find peace and mindfulness through meditation. Find the Right Spot You don't need a huge room to learn to meditate. In fact, once you learn to meditate, you can practice it at home, in your workplace, or wherever else you may find yourself. However, when first starting out, it is important to find the right spot so that you'll be able to focus [...]

Teach Yourself to Meditate in 3 Steps 2019-12-11T17:04:11+00:00