My 3 year old son has trouble managing his emotions. He’s made considerable gains since he was 2, but still has a long way to go (of course, I’m kidding). When he begins to show the signs of a temper tantrum, I say, “…be happy or you get a time out.” It occurred to me recently that I’m actually commanding ...Read More → Share
Break A Sweat!
Exercise and Hydration
We hear it all the time: “Break that sweat…come on now!” We grow up thinking that the more you sweat, the better the workout. While this is true to some extent, there are certain limitations and myths that go along with it. Here’s the myth: “If I sweat when I workout…then the more sweat the better the workout!”
Wrong. And we see it all the time. People work out with hooded sweaters and long sweat ...Read More → Share
To avoid what is now called “Metabolic Syndrome” there are five numbers that have to be within certain limits for you to have the best chance at not developing diseases like heart disease and diabetes. Also, to reduce your chances of having a heart attack or stroke. They are: cholesterol, blood pressure, triglycerides, blood sugar and waist circumference. You will most likely be prescribed medications to keep the numbers under control if you fall outside the limits. Thankfully, doctors are giving ...Read More → Share