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…

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…