(CARLSBAD, CA) – “Go outside and play!” Perhaps you remember your mom speaking those words during your years growing up. You probably have memories of neighborhood games of stickball, kick the can, and capture the flag. Maybe you rode your bike across town or built snowmen in the yard. Whatever the activity, most of us can recall hours spent playing outside with friends and siblings.
(CARLSBAD, CA) – You’ve decided to start exercising. Your family and friends are supportive. Your motivation is soaring. But, your pocketbook is too lean to meet the demands of most fitness programs.
(CARLSBAD, CA) – Whether you’re an Olympic athlete or an Average Joe who jogs one mile per day, you will likely suffer from some type of injury in your lifetime. As you seek medical attention, your doctor may tell you to rest, ice, compress, and elevate the area of concern. And after the injured area begins to heal, you may anxiously anticipate returning to your beloved athletic activity.
(CARLSBAD, CA) – It’s the end of a stressful, busy day. How do you cope? Do you call a friend? Zone out in front of the television? Reach for a pint of Ben & Jerry’s?
(CARLSBAD, CA) – Are trips to the gym becoming an endless battle for you? After ducking out of your business meeting, picking up the dry cleaning, whipping up a stir-fry dinner for the family, and chauffeuring the kids to soccer practice, you finally don your sneakers and grab your sweat towel. Too bad all the machines are taken. And when you finally get on a machine, it takes ten minutes to make changes in the seat, weights, and countless other levers to fit your body.
(CARLSBAD, CA) – Dancing With the Stars, So You Think You Can Dance, and other popular television shows have brought the art of dance into the mainstream limelight. And that has a lot of people asking the question, “Does dancing count as a workout?”
(CARLSBAD, CA) – Freeze tag, kick the can, and capture the flag…these were the games we played when we were kids. And we all turned out just fine, right? Yet, today, we find ourselves questioning and analyzing what physical activities are really appropriate for kids.
(CARLSBAD, CA) – It’s cold, it’s dark, it’s foggy. The last thing you want to do is head outdoors for your daily run or bike ride. In fact, you’d probably rather dive under the covers for an extra hour of snoozing or lounge in front of the fire nursing a cup of hot cocoa.