Yoga for Life

Yoga for Life

While we’ve talked about the benefits of walking and healthy eating in previous posts, we have yet to talk about another form of exercise that’s pretty popular these days.  Which exercise is that, you ask?  Yoga!  As many may know, yoga brings harmony between the heart and soul.  The benefit to yoga is that it is…

Weekly Discoveries and Tips - Foods We Eat

Weekly Discoveries and Tips - Foods We Eat

Hello readers!  Happy Valentine’s Day to you and your loved ones.  Hopefully all the chocolate cravings are now satisfied and we are all trying to get back on track with our fitness and exercise regimen.  During the past few weeks, we have discovered a few things that we think are helpful and we would like…

HAPPY THANKSGIVING! It’s now time to exercise!

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!  It’s now time to exercise!

A belated Happy Thanksgiving to our SportDr family and friends.  We hope you had a wonderful celebration with your loved ones and have a lot to be thankful for.  Our family certainly has many things to be thankful for.  For starters, on Thanksgiving Day, we enjoyed a delicately made turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green bean…

Is Walking a Good Form of Exercise?

Is Walking a Good Form of Exercise?

Now that we’ve covered a few basic food myths (check out links at the bottom of this post for those results), let’s switch gears to exercise.  There’s been an increasing trend in workplaces encouraging daily exercise as part of their wellness programs.  Typically, we are told that we should aim to hit 10,000 steps per…

Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away?

Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away?

Growing up, my mom and teachers always said that eating an apple a day will keep the doctor away.  But does it really?  Is this another one of those tales adults tell kids so they’ll eat healthier?  We took the time today to investigate. It turns out the phrase “an apple a day keeps the…

Are Avocados Really Healthy for You?

Are Avocados Really Healthy for You?

We’ve all seen the recent craze about avocados.  It used to be that avocados can primarily be found in guacamole to make tacos and burritos tastier and more satisfying.  But now there are avocado toasts, avocado ice cream, avocado shakes and even avocado oil.  So is the avocado craze something we should buy into?  Are…

10 facts about Kobe Bryant in his 40th Birthday today!

10 facts about Kobe Bryant in his 40th Birthday today!

Today is Kobe Bryant’s 40th birthday.  Now retired, NBA fans from all over the world still celebrates his long lasting achievements.  Below are 10 interesting facts about Kobe Bryant: Kobe was drafted at the age of 17 From 2007-2008, Kobe Bryant was named NBA MVP of the year With LA Lakers, Kobe Bryant has won…

The Fallacy on Kids Lifting weights

The Fallacy on Kids Lifting weights

You may have heard this before, strength training stunts growth for kids.  Logically, this type of saying totally makes sense right?  Your kid is growing and putting weights on them seems to do the opposite of that. Below are common myths adults have about kids who utilizes weight training at a young age: Kids will…

Mike Trout remains injured

Mike Trout remains injured

Mike Trout, a beloved Los Angeles Angel’s baseball star is the latest player that’s hit with an injury with no end on sight.  If you don’t know who he is, here’s some quick stats about the guy.  Mike averages about 36 home runs a year and with his peak year hitting close to 200 hits…

Are Dairy Free Ice Creams Really Healthier than Traditional Ice Cream?

Continuing with our small series on what food to eat for a healthy lifestyle, here’s one about dairy free ice cream.  Now that it’s summer time, we’ve experienced a few heat waves in Southern California.  During those heat waves, I’m sure we’ve all been tempted to indulge in some ice cream.  And who can blame…

Some "Healthy" Foods Are Packed with Loads of Sugar

We write a lot in our blog here at Dr. H about exercising safely regularly to stay healthy with our braces; however, we’ve never written about the types of foods to eat in a healthy lifestyle.  We are going to make this into a small series of blog posts tackling this topic.  To kick it…

France beats Croatia to win the world cup!

France beats Croatia to win the world cup!

Did you guys watch the World Cup?  Boy it’s such a great match between France and Croatia where France ultimately beat Croatia 4-2.  As we watched the match, it’s hard not to take notice on all of the knee socks the guys had on their knees.  Why do they put them on you ask?  Well,…

Thai soccer team gets trapped inside a cave!

Thai soccer team gets trapped inside a cave!

There are a total of 13 people from a local Thai soccer team trapped inside a Thai cave lately.  So far, four kids have been rescued and this has caught international attention for the past week as the team of soccer players including the coach have been trapped going past now two weeks.  At Dr.…

Lebron James is coming to LA Lakers, what's up now!

Lebron James is coming to LA Lakers, what's up now!

Since Kobe, Lakers have yet to see a true legend to come and make a difference.  Lakers haven’t won any championships for a while, it’s no surprise that the fun days where the kids are running around waving Laker flags are no longer seen. At Dr. H, we are extremely excited that Lebron James; a…