This guest blog written by: Jess Murden who is a New Jersey volunteer and has been mostly involved with our Heart Walks. She has hosted many wellness/fitness events at the offices of our local sponsors and AHA events.
Maybe you’ve been hitting the gym every day, watching your calories and making better choices all around. Now it’s time for that fun summer trip you’ve been planning.
Are you worried that your break will derail your fitness goals? It doesn’t have to.
This guest blog post was written by Jeffrey M. Burnham, MD, FAAFP, CAQSM, Family Medicine/ Sports Medicine at Ochsner Health System in Baton Rouge.
As summer temperatures rise, so do the risks of dehydration, heat exhaustion and heat stroke — conditions that can seriously affect your health and even lead to death.
Summer’s in full swing, and we hope you’re enjoying some fun in the sun. We also hope you’re remembering to stay hydrated. The rule of thumb is to drink more than ten glasses of water per day — or even more if you’re getting vigorous activity on a hot summer day. Here are a few things to consider before you head outside.
Thinking about reducing the sodium in your and your family’s diet? You’ve come to the right place! We’ll show you how too much sodium sneaks into your diet and how it hurts your health, and share tips for kissing that excess salt goodbye. And, we’ll give you the tools you need to take action and change the foods you eat.
Explore the resources on this site and be sure to come back regularly to see what’s new on our blog!
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