Tag: health

Travel active

Susan Dawson-Cook Many people tell me their workouts were going great until they took an extended trip and fell out of the habit of regular exercise. If you want to return from your next vacation without losing conditioning or packing on additional pounds, all you need to do is plan ahead for activity and take…

What is balance and why is it so important?

Balance is the ability to maintain control of a particular body position while performing a given task with minimal postural sway. This could be achieved simply by sitting at a table, standing on one leg or riding a bike. Good control reduces the energy required and minimizes fatigue. To perform efficient movements across a host…

Health night out – September 28

Dr. Miguel Montero-Baker

Phyllis Ketring Monday, September 28 at 7:00 p.m. in the MountainView Country Club Ballroom, SaddleBrooke Health and Wellness will host Dr. Miguel Montero-Baker, a vascular and endovascular surgeon at Pima Vascular. Many Americans live with the pain and discomfort of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) thinking it is a normal part of aging. The problem is…

Health Fair – October 17

The Health Fair is a convenient time to have your flu shot.

Phyllis Ketring The time for the annual SaddleBrooke Health Fair is approaching on Saturday, October 17, 9:00 a.m. to noon, at the HOA 1 clubhouse. Parking will be at the MountainView parking lot with two luxury coaches shuttling fairgoers continuously between MountainView and HOA 1. Shuttles will operate until 1:30 p.m. to allow people time…

Injuries and healing

Susan Dawson-Cook An uncomfortable pull in your bicep muscles makes you grimace during a weight workout. You shrug it off. As the week progresses, the pain and tenderness continue. You’re getting older, you say to yourself and press onward. By the weekend the discomfort lingers for hours post-workout. You find yourself rubbing the sore spot…