Rehab. Fitness. Wellness
The thyroid—that master gland of the human body that controls everything from our metabolism to body temperature, to growth and brain function, to heart rate and just about every other element that keeps us functioning—can wreak havoc...
The use of mobile devices such as tablets and cellular phones has increased at an exponential rate for adults in recent years creating a level of dependency on these devices that will not be easy to break should we decide to do so.
Is that really so bad, though?
Last year, my husband Taylor was invited to an event called Hell on the Hill. It’s an event where people of all different backgrounds including marathon runners, Ironman Triathletes, UFC fighters, and veterans are invited to a challenge -- a challenge that tests you not only physically but your mental fortitude as well.
The race tests your will and pushes your physical and mental state to the limit. 100 times up and down a grassy slope for a total of 8.5 miles on a 35° incline. That beast was steep! I ran alongside Ultramarathoners, UFC fighters, fitness rock stars and some of the most physically and mentally tough humans. Now, before I tell you about my brutal and humbling experience, let me give you some background on how I ended up on The Hill.
An article published recently in The New York Times is an excellent testimony to one of the most over-utilized and under-whelming methods of treating chronic knee pain: arthroscopic surgery. ..