Category: physical activity, fitness, exercise

Exploring health from head to toe

On this blog I want to INFORM, INSTRUCT, and INSPIRE us to explore the HEART of HEALTH. Let's do all 3 today by looking at 3 timely topics from 3 recent reports.   INFORMATION – about mosquitoes and the diseases they carry and spread to humans   World-wide, malaria affects more people than any other mosquito transmitted … Continue reading Exploring health from head to toe

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7 health habits we need more of in 2016

7 health habits we need more of in 2016

I’ve read articles, blog posts, and social media messages suggesting that we have too much stuff and that our lives would be better with less stuff. This philosophy goes by different names- decluttering, simplifying, minimalism, and it promises a life with less stress, more peace, and more time to enjoy activities that give us pleasure … Continue reading 7 health habits we need more of in 2016

How to recover from injury or surgery- advice from a physical therapist

Another physician blogger, Kristin Prentiss Ott, M.D., asked her physical therapist friend Dr. Carolyn Dolan to write a guest post on her blog, Blog Therapy. It's so good, I want to share it with you. The post offers advice to aid recovery after orthopedic injuries and surgery, but I think you can apply it to any … Continue reading How to recover from injury or surgery- advice from a physical therapist

A tour of the U.S. Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado- Tuesday Travels

A tour of the U.S. Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado- Tuesday Travels

On a recent trip to  Colorado Springs my husband and I visited the United States Olympic Training Center . I hope these photos help you understand why his facility is called the “flagship” training center . Both Olympic and Paralympic athletes on Team USA train here. As much as I admire the elite athletes who comprise the … Continue reading A tour of the U.S. Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado- Tuesday Travels