Ideas for vacation workouts
There are countless low-impact exercises that you can do to keep fit and not interrupt your routine during the summer. Plus, you can get your family members involved!
Know the risks for seniors during the summer
Believe it or not, for seniors these months of heat, humidity and hurricanes present potentially a number of health risks to older adults.
Home-care options can be helpful
Hospital, rehab, what’s next? Knowing where to start can be overwhelming.
Pool exercises give a harder workout
Swimming almost always is a more-intense workout than walking (race walkers certainly can get a very fast pulse rate), and walking in the pool is a good exercise for your heart and many muscles.
Keep a routine going strong
If our motivation is solely stemming from the goal itself, then we’re more likely to give up because we’re not enjoying each step we take toward that goal.
Dealing with snakes and snake bites
Florida’s dangerous snakes include rattlesnakes, water moccasins, copperheads and coral snakes. Their bites can be life-threatening.
Watch the alcohol
Acute pancreatitis can be very severe, even life-threatening on occasion.
Most people have some benefit that isn't permanent.
According to the Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database, 100 percent tea tree oil cream, applied twice daily for six months, is 18 percent effective.
Know the different kinds of spiders to watch out for.
Your biggest threat out in nature is probably not a big hairy bear. Spiders and snakes are more common.
Mix-up your summer workout!
Workouts can get stagnant, boring and less effective when you do the same exercises over and over. Switch up your workout!
What's the better option?
Some people drink coffee for the caffeine; some people drink decaf to avoid the caffeine; most people like both the taste and the caffeine effect.
Welcome to The Jungle
It was 14 seconds that would change Petruzelli’s life, and motivate him to open The Jungle MMA and Fitness gym in Orlando.
Are you healthy? Then be thankful for the blue collar people who keep hidden dangers at bay.
I recently returned from a week providing health care in the rural mountains of Haiti. There, the people have many assets, but not the infrastructure we tend to take for granted.
Raise money for Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation
The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America’s Central & Northeastern Florida Chapter will be hosting its annual Orlando Take Steps Walk at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, at Lake Lily Park in Maitland.
That burning sensation with the acid in the throat are common signs of acid reflux, also called heartburn or indigestion.
Since you know your heart is under your hand when you pledge allegiance, you know heartburn does not affect the heart but gets you over to the right, toward the middle, in the esophagus.