Medicine balls: Exercise tools that add fun to fitness
Source: Medical Xpress
Consider working out with a medicine ball, an inexpensive fitness tool that's exploding in popularity. This weighted ball helps you develop strength, endurance and even flexibility—and many exercises are done with a partner, adding a fun dimension to workouts.
2 Simple Shoulder Exercises Anyone Who Works Out Should Be Doing
Rotator cuff muscles may be small, but they're majorly important.
Following pitch count guidelines may help young baseball players prevent injuries
Source: Science Daily
Young pitchers who exceed pitch count limits are more prone to elbow injuries. Season statistics of players were compared relative to pitch count limits.
What you need to know about shoulder pain - and shoulder surgery
Source: Chicago Tribune
The part of the body we call the shoulder consists of several joints that work with tendons and muscles to allow the arm to move in many directions. We can bowl a perfect game or reach the top shelf thanks to this system of joints, muscles and tendons. However, it is possible to overextend the shoulder and end up with pain. When your shoulder is painful, everyday life activities become difficult.
Study: Eating Mediterranean-type diet could reduce bone loss in osteoporosis patients
Source: News Medical
New findings published today show that sticking to a diet rich in fruit, vegetables, nuts, unrefined cereals, olive oil, and fish can reduce hip bone loss within just 12 months.