Category: Well in Your 40s & 50s

Conversations for those in their 40s and 50s

Hitting the Slopes? Is Your Body Ready?

safety on the slopesIt’s the time of year to hit the slopes. Whether you are skiing (downhill or cross country) or snowboarding, they are exhilarating activities and great workouts which strengthen the bone and tone your muscles, and are great for your heart too. Now is the time to prepare your body for the rigors of these strenuous winter sports with some pre-skiing and pre-snowboarding exercises and safety tips.

 

Can Your Family Go Screen Free?

family playing board gamesIn today’s world of technology and social media, the amount of time children spend on computers, phones, video games and TV is more than 56 hours per week (teens spend over 77 hours per week). In fact, children spend more time sitting in front of electronic screens than doing any other activity besides sleeping.