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Tips for Keeping Your Kids Fit During the Off Season

Tips for Keeping Your Kids Fit During the Off Season

Coach Walls serves up some effective ways to help kids fight obesity all year long, and improve their game

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 5 people between the ages of 6 to 19 has obesity, which is excess body fat. A contributing factor to this problem is taking in more calories than are being burned. While it’s recommended that children get at least 60 minutes of physical activity per day, many are falling short. There are millions of young people who participate in sports, but when their season is over for their sport of choice, they often don’t know what to do to keep fit until it starts back up again. The good news is there are things parents can do to help their kids keep fit during the off season.

From Farmer to Fortune, How One Medical Device Revolutionized An Industry

From Farmer to Fortune, How One Medical Device Revolutionized An Industry

Each year, many entrepreneurs bring their products to market. Yet, research shows that the majority of them will not make it. Among those new products each year, there will be rare items that not only make it, but that completely revolutionize an industry. That’s exactly what happened with the iWALK2.0, a medical device that is essentially giving crutches and scooters a run for their money and longevity. In fact, the company has seen such success from the sales of the device that they expect to hit their 100,000th unit sold this year.

Wear braces or aligners? Now you can clean and whiten at the same time!

Wear braces or aligners? Now you can clean and whiten at the same time!

Millions of people in the country are currently seeking orthodontic treatment, with most opting for traditional braces or clear aligners. Two of the biggest complaints orthodontists receive from patients undergoing treatment is that their teeth get stained or discolored and that their aligners, if they are undergoing clear aligner treatment such as Invisalign, smell and get dirty quickly. One orthodontist took those complaints to heart and set out to revolutionize the industry, creating specialized products that give patients the ability to clean their braces and aligners while whitening their teeth at the same time.

“Having aligners that are yellow or that give off a bad odor is embarrassing for people,” explains Dr. Michael Florman, a Los Angeles based orthodontist and the chief executive officer of EverSmile, Inc. “I’m happy to say that I’ve been able to take those complaints and concerns and use them to create something that will help everyone address these problems."

How to Fuel Your Body for A Better Workout Performance

How to Fuel Your Body for A Better Workout Performance

 

March is National Nutrition Month, making it a great time to give some thought to properly fueling the body for optimal performance. Filling the body with the right fuel can help improve the workout performance of busy adults, as well as the millions of young athletes who play organized sports. While overlooking pre-workout nutrition is easy to do, it may come at a cost in performance. Taking the time to fuel your body the right way will help lead to optimal performance for both adults and young athletes alike.

Have a lower leg injury? Don’t just sit there and suffer, get moving!

Have a lower leg injury? Don’t just sit there and suffer, get moving!

Ways to Make it Easier to Be More Mobile with a Lower Leg Injury

 

Common Myths and Truths About Hair Loss and Balding Exposed

Common Myths and Truths About Hair Loss and Balding Exposed

Award winning doctor exposes the truth behind some of the most common myths and truths about hair loss and balding

 

For the millions of people who experience thinning or balding of their hair, it can be devastating. What can be even more devastating is not getting accurate information when it comes to what they can do about it. There are many myths surrounding hair loss and balding, and they can hold people back. Knowing the myths and truths about hair loss and balding can make a world of difference when it comes to addressing it properly, so that the person’s self-esteem is restored along with their hair.

Expert Tips for Helping the School-Aged Athlete Avoid Burnout and Injury

Expert Tips for Helping the School-Aged Athlete Avoid Burnout and Injury

According to Stanford Children’s Health, there are over 3.5 million children who sustain sports-related injuries every year. Add to that the notion that around 70% of kids who play organized youth sports quit by the time they turn 13, and it’s clear to see the red flags. Those who have a school-aged athlete can help them to avoid being injured and becoming burned out, leading to a longer love of and participation in sports.