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5 Tips for Open Swim Safety

May 5, 2019

For avid swimmers, the ocean presents a unique challenge and workout. But swimming in open water is not without its risks. Whether you’ve participated in open-water swimming before or are looking to add it to your workout routine when you next visit the ocean, review these safety tips before getting in the water. Swim Well […]READ MORE

How To Avoid The Most Common Sports Eye Injuries

April 4, 2019

Each year, more than 40,000 athletes experience eye injuries while playing sports, but more than 90 percent of these injuries can be prevented. During Sports Eye Injury Awareness Month, learn how you can avoid these painful injuries and maintain your vision. Common Sports Eye Injuries Sports eye injuries are usually caused by direct blows to […]READ MORE

The Top 4 Exercises For Your Heart

March 3, 2019

Spring will be here soon, along with warmer weather and the opportunity to exercise more outdoors. It’s a good time to reflect on the ways you can improve on your lifestyle and improve your heart health. A key aspect of cardiovascular health is to get your heart pumping regularly with exercise. Luckily, many types of […]READ MORE

5 Tips to Prevent Winter Sports Injuries

February 2, 2019

In 2017, more than 220,000 thousand people suffered injuries related to winter sports like skiing, snowboarding and ice skating. From dislocated shoulders to concussions, fractures to sprains, winter sports present unique dangers to active individuals. Stay healthy all winter long by following these tips from Bon Secours experts. Wear the Right Gear Snow and ice […]READ MORE

The Best Post Workout Snacks To Try in 2019

January 1, 2019

During a workout, you push your body hard. You use up the glycogen stores in your muscles. You even break down or damage some proteins in your muscles. Basically, your muscles are stressed and need the time—and energy—to heal themselves. A great snack with 30 minutes of finishing your workout is a key way to […]READ MORE

4 Ways to Keep Your 2019 Resolutions

December 12, 2018

Each year, the most common New Year’s Resolutions are to lose weight or get fit. Unfortunately, by the end of January, many people have already given up on their resolutions. They return to old habits and cancel that gym membership. This year, you can keep that resolution by following this advice: Set Monthly Goals Resolutions […]READ MORE

Feeding Your Student Athlete During Thanksgiving Break

November 11, 2018

When your athlete comes home for school breaks, it may seem like they eat you out of house and home. Young athletes have fast metabolism and need food to fuel their performance, especially if they continue to work out over school breaks. A healthy diet not only keeps their energy up, it can help them […]READ MORE

Prepare Now for Success in Winter Sports

October 10, 2018

Whether you play basketball or hockey, or wrestle or swim, you can prepare now for a great season. To become an elite athlete, you can’t be focused on your sport only during the season; you need to work on improving your strength and speed in the off-season, too. If your sport is in the offseason, […]READ MORE

Injury Prevention for Female Athletes

September 9, 2018

From the tennis world to the Boston Marathon, female athletes are dominating the competition. Unfortunately, they are also leading in another area of sports performance: injuries. Female athletes are two to six more times as likely as their male counterparts to experience an injury. These injuries are more common for a variety of reasons, including: […]READ MORE

How to Avoid Three Common Football Injuries This Season

August 8, 2018

Football is a rough and tough game, leaving players susceptible to injuries. Make sure you and/or your student athletes stay in the game this season by avoiding these three common injuries. Concussions Concussions are one of the most common and most talked about football injuries. Over time, multiple concussions can cause lasting damage to the […]READ MORE