A mere four-hour direct flight from O’Hare, San Juan might just rank as the easiest tropical getaway possible. You don’t have to bring your passport, change your money, or speak a different language to navigate this U.S. territory (though locals will definitely appreciate your rusty high-school Spanish, should you choose to use it). You also don’t have to put a hold on your fitness routine. Read the full article for A Sweat Life.
You’ve finally found a workout you love and an eating plan that syncs with your lifestyle. The extra pounds you’ve carried for years have begun to melt away. Just one problem—the same surface area covers your new, smaller self, leading your skin to sag or lag behind. Folds can form on your belly and arms, and even your face can seem a bit slack. Read the full article for Prevention.
Open wide and say,“Ahhh”—to a doctor who is hundreds of miles away. Experts call it telemedicine, or “the delivery of health care at a distance,” says Ronald S. Weinstein, M.D., founding director of the Arizona Telemedicine Program at the University of Arizona. Instead of visiting a doctor in person, you do it via text or video chat. Read the full article for Men’s Health.
Get off the pain-pill train by using one or more of these techniques—they’re safe and effective. Read the full article for Prevention.
For heel-strikers, speeding up may reduce risk of runner’s knee. Read the full article for Runner’s World.
One woman’s serious infection highlights the potential danger, but simple steps can keep you safe. Read the full article for Runner’s World/Zelle.