While the benefits of working out in a gym are plentiful, indoor exercise sometimes leads you down the road to a place called boredom and burnout. When this happens, there's a simple solution: Reverse direction and take it outside!
Participation in outdoor sports can breathe new life into your fitness program. You'll work different muscle groups while enjoying the fresh outdoor air. Instead of waiting online for gym equipment, you can jump right... Read More
To avoid the agony of the feet, you should wear athletic shoes geared to your sport. Running shoes, for example, won't cut it on the basketball court because they lack the lateral support needed for all those hard, swift moves, and the stability for a smooth landing after a slam dunk.
If you wear the wrong athletic shoes, you could end up sidelined with torn tendons or damaged ligaments. This doesn't mean you should buy the most... Read More
It doesn't matter if you're up for singles or doubles, you'll love the health benefits that come along with a game of tennis. Tennis not only improves your quality of life, but it also helps you live longer, just like many other physical activities. Physical activity increases lifespan, reduces the risk of heart disease, prevents high blood pressure and reduces the risk of cancer. Research indicates that a 135-pound woman who plays... Read More
Tennis phenom Serena Williams suffered a major health scare. The 29-year-old athlete was taken to a Los Angeles hospital with a pulmonary embolism this week. Her rep issued the following statement, "Monday Serena Williams underwent emergency treatment at Cedars for a hematoma she suffered as a result of treatment for a more critical situation. Last week, Serena suffered from a pulmonary embolism [a blood clot in the lungs] which was... Read More