Stress Fractures: the How and Why

What is a stress fracture? A stress fracture is a break in the bone caused by repetitive actions. Often a very small crack, they often go unnoticed until the pain becomes too intense to continue the activity. The pain will continue to worsen with time. These repeated actions can range from running, playing basketball, gymnastics […]

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Why Am I Gaining So Much Weight?

As we age, we lose precious muscle mass. Age-related sarcopenia can have devastating effects. This starts in your 30s. It goes down exponentially with every decade that passes. There are things you can do to help.  Stay active. It will help you maintain the muscle mass you already have.  Lift weights. Weight training can build new muscle […]

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The Need for Sleep

Sleep is a vital component of your health. Lack of quality sleep can lead to detriment in many ways. To live your best life, get 7-9 hours every night. You’ll be glad you did! Sleep helps balance your hormones. If you don’t get sufficient sleep, your levels of ghrelin (hunger) goes up and your leptin levels […]

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