WEDNESDAY, Nov. 21, 2018 -- When you first start strength training, almost any weight you lift will bring some results.
But also use this time to learn proper form, the American College of Sports Medicine advises. As you progress, you can zero in on the best amount of weight as well as the number of repetitions and sets of repetitions you do.
SATURDAY, Jan. 19, 2019 -- If you've vowed to be more active this year, be sure you have proper athletic shoes, a doctor suggests.
"The right shoe is important for a runner as much as a good tennis racket is important for a tennis player," said Dr. Ronald Lepow. He is an assistant professor in the department of orthopedic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, in Houston.
SUNDAY, Jan. 13, 2019 -- Skiing, snowboarding, skating and sledding are great ways to have winter fun, but be sure to take steps to reduce your risk of injuries, experts say.
In 2017, U.S. emergency departments, doctors' offices and clinics treated: 68,809 people for skiing-related injuries, 54,349 people for snowboard-related injuries, 52,308 people for ice skating-related injuries, and 4,499 people for toboggan-related injuries, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.