5 Tips for Safe Summer Workouts

5 Tips for Safe Summer Workouts

Summer is a great time of year to get outside and exercise, but the high temperatures and blistering sun can impede your progress and lead to health issues if you don’t come prepared. Here are five tips to make your workouts safe and maximize your progress this summer.

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The Importance of Sports for the Development of Your Child

The Importance of Sports for the Development of Your Child

When we think about our kids’ development, we usually imagine going through certain milestones like learning to walk, learning to talk, learning how to express their emotions, making friends, etc. However, the development includes a whole variety of physical, emotional and social elements that need to be exercised at home and at school. One way to give your child an advantage when it comes to easy, fast and successful development is to sign them up for sports. Here are just some of the benefits your child can reap from sports during their development: 

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Your Health Needs a New Map: Here It Is

Deepak 1.17.22 By Deepak Chopra, M.D., Brian J. Fertig, M.D. and Jack A. Tuszynski, Ph.D., D.Sc.

It has been decades since a breakthrough idea changed people’s health and well-being. The last big ideas included risk prevention and “the new old age.” Risk prevention based a person’s health on avoiding specific threats like smoking, poor diet, a sedentary lifestyle, and stress. The new old age was a change of mindset that opened the way for lifelong well-being and productive activity beyond the biblical threescore and ten.

But as useful as these breakthroughs were, they hit a dead end. Risk prevention suffers from noncompliance, the perverse habit we all indulge in of not doing what is good for us. In addition, risks are fearful, and fear is a poor motivator in the long run. The new old age ran into a different and even tougher obstacle. The aging process proceeds roughly at the rate of 1% a year after age 30, much too long a time to focus on old age, even though it has been well established that the afflictions of the elderly are chronic conditions like diabetes, hypertension, coronary artery disease, and probably most cancers which begin to develop years or even decades before symptoms appear.

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5 Things To Keep In Mind When Returning To Gym After Covid-19

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The pandemic has been stressful on many people, interfering even with everyday routines such as gym sessions. However, as things slowly ease back to the new normal, people are going back to the activities they enjoyed before. One of these is working out at the gym. Besides being practical, the gym helps members stay disciplined and consistent in their workout goals. As you prepare to resume your regular gym sessions, consider the following five things to consider.

Research Extensively

Before going back to any club, make sure you know the measures it took while people could not access their facilities. The club must install safety measures to cater to its clients' needs once they resume normal operations. You should also find out about the policies adopted to guarantee safety. Fortunately, your research will not be difficult since the information is easily available on the club's website or social media pages. Arrange for a face to face meeting to inspect the facility where you should look out for the following things:

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