I don’t know where this came from, but I found it on the internet this evening so I thought I’d share. Enjoy!

Q: Doctor, I’ve heard that cardiovascular exercise can prolong life. Is this true? A: Your heart only good for so many beats, and that it… Don’t waste on exercise. Everything wear out eventually. Speeding up heart not make you live longer; it like saying you extend life of car by driving faster. Want to live longer? Take nap. Read the rest of this entry »

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Quote of the Week: March

February 26, 2012

Spring makes its own statement, so loud and clear that the gardener seems to be only one of the instruments, not the composer.  ~Geoffrey B. Charlesworth

Another week here in the Exercise of the Week series. We’re going to stick with the yoga as we have in previous weeks. This is a hip exercise allowing us to work on some hip flexibility. Hip flexibility is something that I think a lot of us miss out on and for that reason we tend to have both hip and knee pain. Most knee pain, absent a traumatic event, is often linked to dysfunction in the hips.

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People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball.  I’ll tell you what I do.  I stare out the window and wait for spring.  ~Rogers Hornsby

 

Well, Rogers, you don’t have to stare out the window anymore. Baseball is back as spring begins to arrive in the South. Spring Training is here and it’s time for the greatest game on earth to return.

Spring Training is about to begin. Pitchers and catchers are beginning to report to the spring training locations and baseball will be back here very soon! In honor of that, I am reposting this article that I wrote in college as a part of a research project…. Read the rest of this entry »

As posted on Yahoo! Sports yesterday, a wonderful article about this young man’s recovery from a stroke as a freshman in college. Cory Weissman of Gettysburg College, now a senior, participated in Senior Day activities and made it back into the game of basketball. Read the rest of this entry »

This week’s Exercise of the Week includes some more yoga. This video includes 4 different poses. Enjoy!

This week’s quote of the week was brought up in a meeting the other day at work. My supervisor attributed it to our boss…

You’re either Ripe and Rotting or you’re Green and Growing.

Cheerleading Injuries

February 9, 2012

This weekend teams from across the state of Illinois will be competing at the Illinois Cheerleading Coaches Association’s state championships. The girls from Freeburg Community High School will be competing and I want to wish them the best of luck! Be safe out there and Let’s Go Midgets!

Many sports are known for their injuries and I think if you were to ask most people they would tell you that football is obviously the most injured sport. Soccer is a girls’ sport that has a high incidence of injury and I would also include gymnastics as well. One sport that many do not consider (incorrectly) is cheerleading. Read the rest of this entry »

Big Hits Broken Dreams

February 7, 2012

This video was originally aired on January 29, 2012 on CNN. It has found its way onto Youtube.. I thought this was an excellent video and really enjoyed it! Now we need to spread it around and get it viewed by as many people as possible. There seems to be a minor glitch that causes the audio to not work for a minute or so, but otherwise it is great!

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