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Ask the Doc……… “Can my flat feet be related to the arthritis of my knees and hips?” Because many remain without symptoms for years, they are unaware of the real significance of their flat feet. Some even joke about the fact that when their feet are wet no arch can be seen at all. Others feel that since they have a high arch...
Today, our Fitness Together Johns Creek Personal Trainers blog post comes from our resident pain relief expert, Dr. Lou Pack, and covers a topic that affects so many of us, arthritis pain.
Physical fitness makes all the difference in the military. A reputable Johns Creek personal trainer can help you stay in peak form and have more energy.
Finding a personal trainer on your own is easy, but finding one you can feel comfortable with, and whose program you can trust and follow, is another matter.
Fitness training in Johns Creek, Georgia continues to attract both men and women who resolved to improve the quality of their lives. These people are experiencing firsthand that performing regular and proper exercise routines do more than just improve their physical appearance. Their well-being, in particular, is also positively impacted by their efforts to maintain a healthy body.
Marathons are a popular activity in Georgia. This early, many are likely to be in training for the race slated on January 18, 2014 organized by the Museum of Aviation. Kelly Leighton of PennLive.com writes that strength training can help runners become more efficient.
Kat Tancock's article for BestHealthMag.ca discusses the things a personal trainer can and cannot do to help clients lose weight. While a personal trainer can motivate you and spend quality time guiding you through your workout programs, he or she needs to set certain boundaries to manage your expectations. Tancock explains that many other factors influence your health aside from physical exercise, including medical attention from your physician and personal diet—things that may lie beyond your trainer's control.
Sports fans are often witness to professional athletes on television succumbing to injuries just like regular folks. Just take for example the case of Atlanta, Georgia native Dwight Howard of the Houston Rockets. In a 2012 game, Howard (then playing for Orlando Magic) attempted to block an opponent's shot and instead ended up on the floor with excruciating back pain. A few days later, he had to undergo a herniated disc surgery which sidelined him for the rest of the season.
In a recent article that appeared in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, writer Helena Oliviero discussed some of the measures the state of Georgia is taking to battle childhood obesity. According to a 2011 report released by the Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health, the childhood obesity rate in Georgia fell to 16.5 percent, which is an improvement from 2007's 21.3 percent. However, the same study also discovered that the percentage of children who are overweight jumped from 2007's 16% to 2011's 18.5%.
Psychology and physical activity expert Sally Pears, in her article in Fitness Newspaper, used fruit and blankets to illustrate how one gets those coveted six-pack abs, and why some still don’t have theirs visible despite a really rigorous workout. Pears said that if one wants to have well-defined abs, he should either increase the size of his abdominal muscles or reduce the amount of abdominal fats. If a person has excessive abdominal fats, she said, even the biggest abs won’t be seen.