- Q What can I do if I am overweight and intimidated by the gym?
Dr. Michelle Cleere - Sharecare Fitness Expert, PsychologyA gym environment can be very intimidating. I find that there are two directions you can go: you can either find tools to help push past your feelings of intimidation or find an alternative environment to exercise in. Most overweight people in a gym... Full Answer
- Q How can I help my body recover from a marathon?
Dr. Daniel Hsu, Alternative & Complementary MedicineTo help your body recover from a marathon, you can ice your sore joints and drink plenty of electrolyte-rich fluids like orange juice or tomato juice. Acupuncture can also help you recover from all of your physical injuries as well as your... Full Answer
- Q Why should I encourage my child to exercise?
Dr. Rovenia Brock, Nutrition & DieteticsIt's never too early to put your child on the road to an active lifestyle. Many youngsters spend too much time confined to strollers, swings, baby seats, and playpens. This is usually because we want to keep our children safe while we get things... Full Answer
- Q How can I get my children to exercise?
Dr. Kathleen Hall, Preventive MedicineTeach your children fun ways of exercising in your family and they will do them for the rest of their lives. Go on family walks every other day after supper. Don't forget the dog; she needs exercise too. Put up a basketball hoop and have family... Full Answer