From the stuff we drink and swim in, to the steam that eases congestion and the ice that reduces swelling, water is all around us (and even in us). Heck, it kind of is us. “Water makes up about two-thirds of who we are, and influences 100 percent of the processes in our body,” says […]
As a former athlete, I know from personal experience what it takes to get your body into peak condition. What I didn’t realize during my professional career is that being able to perform as a top athlete doesn’t necessarily mean you’ve achieved optimal health. What do I mean by that?In decades past, athletes would appear on TV commercials promoting “healthy” cereals, sports drinks or various pieces of athletic apparel.
As a retired professional athlete, sports have played a very important role in my life. And it continues to play a big role in my family. My kids are involved in hockey, tennis and cheerleading. Our evenings and weekends are full of youth sporting events.