Are you wondering if strength training and lifting weights is good for your son or daughter? Ease your mind, strength training is a huge health benefit so long as the movements are performed properly. The Mayo Clinic backs me up in this. Strength training refers to physical exercise that uses resistance against muscles to build strength. This can be done through lifting weights and using your body weight. A good time to start strength training with your kids is around 7 or 8 years old or … [Read more...] about Get Active: Is Strength Training Safe for Your Kids?
What is the 'common cold'? Each year more than 200 viruses cause what we refer to as the 'common cold'. These 200 join together to produce up to 1500 different virus combinations our bodies may need to fight, according to the CDC and the American Lung Association. How are germs spread - and how long are they active?Germs are surprisingly active, resiliant things. Consider these facts: A person sneezing propels more than 100,000 germs up to 3 feet at a velocity of 200 miles per hour.A … [Read more...] about Fighting the Common Cold