Items Tagged ‘sports’

Amp up your workout with proper hydration

June 23, 2017

Amp up your workout with proper hydration

By Ryan Hatoum Ryan Hatoum

During exercise, most of us hydrate by drinking as much as feels right in the moment. While drinking to satisfy your thirst is generally fine, UCLA’s Dr. Daniel Vigil recommends following a more precise regimen for peak athletic performance. Proper hydration follows the Goldilocks principle: not too little, not too much, but just right. Too […]

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Tags: aerobic exercise, cardio, Dr Daniel Vigil, exercise, exercise tips, hydrate, hydration, hyponatremia, physical activity, sports, sports drinks, sports medicine


Not just for celebs: meditation provides real-life health benefits

December 20, 2016

Not just for celebs: meditation provides real-life health benefits

By Roxanne Moster Roxanne Moster

Tina Turner does it.  So does Katy Perry, Sting, supermodel Gisele Bundchen and a host of other celebrities. When not strutting the concert stage or cat walk, they’re grooving to meditation’s benefits. While celebrity isn’t a reason to try meditation, it did make me a bit more curious. These are people who must surely have at […]

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Tags: Alzheimer’s disease, celebrity, chronic disease, chronic illnesses, dementia, Diana Winston, Dr. Marvin G. Belzer, emotions, health problems, heart disease, holiday season, improve sleep


Why athletes need to know how much they sweat

August 24, 2016

Why athletes need to know how much they sweat

By Ryan Hatoum Ryan Hatoum

We all know it’s important to stay hydrated when exercising, but just how much should we be drinking? It depends. Sweating is the primary way we lose fluid, but each of us loses it at a different rate – which means each of us has a different amount to drink. Instead of winging it, says […]

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Tags: athletes, dehydration, Dr Daniel Vigil, exercise, fitness, sports, sweat, sweat rate, sweating


Move together: Four easy ways to make family fitness fun

August 23, 2016

Move together: Four easy ways to make family fitness fun

By uclahealth uclahealth

Even if you know how important physical activity is for you and your family, exercise can still feel like just another item on your to-do list. You may also struggle dragging your children away from a TV long enough to get their muscles moving. The key is to transform exercise from a dreaded chore into […]

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Tags: adolescents, children, childrens health, exercise, exercise guidelines, family event, family fitness, physical activity, sports