No matter the age or fitness level, it's a pretty good bet that all senior citizens can benefit from a new pair of sneakers. Or, more aptly put, a class named after the footwear Silver Sneakers.
Don't mistake Diane Flores' sultry dance and floor-to-ceiling pole for adult entertainment.
Sean Sangalang can eat anything that he wants. Pizza. Cheeseburgers. Potato chips. But as a body-builder – and somebody committed to fitness – he chooses not to. The Manteca dentist recently took first place at a Sacramento-based bodybuilding competition and brought home a best of show title in the process – decorating the mantle of his practice with a fresh crop of trophies. And with plans to move up a weight class for a junior ...
"Ladies and Gentlemen of the class of '99, wear sunscreen. If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be it. The long-term benefits of sunscreen have been proved by scientists, whereas the rest of my advice has no basis more reliable than my own meandering experience. I will dispense this advice....now."
For millions of Americans, the battle against heart disease and other cardiovascular conditions goes on year round. About 600,000 people die from heart disease in the United States each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, making heart disease the leading cause of death for both men and women.
Summertime generally brings on the motivation to get into shape to look better in a swimsuit, or even shorts. While exercising in the outdoors can help prevent workout boredom, high temperatures and sunlight need to be treated with respect so an outdoor workout doesn't turn into a trip to the emergency room.
It's no secret - almost half of all Americans are currently struggling with their weight and not many know how to lose those extra pounds in an effective manner. Hundreds of fad diets, weight-loss programs and outright scams promise quick and easy weight loss, but usually result in failure and eventual weight gain.
About three years ago, Reggie Arquines hit a low point in his life. Diabetes had controlled his life during those previous 10 years. This chronic disease, according to the World Health Organization, occurs when the pancreas fails to produce enough insulin or when the body can't effectively use the insulin it produces. Hyperglycemia – that's raised blood sugar – is a common effect of uncontrolled diabetes, which, over time, can lead to serious damage to ...
The sun is shining longer every day, telling you that it's time to get ready for vacations, activities with family and friends and of course, swimsuit season. To help you prepare, there are some simple fitness tips you can follow to look and feel good this summer season.
Baby boomers, those born between 1946 and 1964, are aging differently than any generation in U.S. history. Today, older Americans remain more active later in life, working longer and engaging in hobbies and recreational activities.
Thanks to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) also known as "Obama Care," an estimated 47 million women are gaining access to all FDA-approved methods of birth control free of charge. This new law provides access to birth control methods that may have been too expensive for many women with private health insurance plans before the ACA provisions took effect last year. The result is that these women will now have more options to choose from ...
Parents of young athletes know that along with the many benefits of participating in sports, there comes a certain amount of injury risk. And while most would agree that the benefits of being active and involved in athletics outweigh those risks, it's important to make sure your child gets proper treatment if an injury occurs. As more evidence surfaces about long-term health challenges related to concussions, it's especially crucial that parents bring themselves up to ...
While organ transplantation is a remarkable story in the history of medicine, the need for organs is vastly greater than the number available for transplantation.
Want to walk in a place that has plenty of security, is shielded against the heat of the summer or the cold of the winter, and is restroom accessible? Well, put on your walking shoes and head out to the Vintage Faire Mall in Modesto before all the stores open.
Before Bobby Ismail became the CEO of Golden Bear Physical Therapy Centers, he was a patient with a devastating injury that crippled his health and self-esteem.