Exercise / Tanya Quaresma
Staying Motivated during the Winter Season
It’s one of the most beautiful times of the year. The sun glistens off the fresh snow and the trees sparkle. The only downside is the sun doesn’t rise until 7am and it sets around 4:30pm. We make our way to work in the dark and return home in the dark. The mornings are cold making it even harder to get out of bed. Staying motivated and productive during the winter season is not easy; this goes for finishing important tasks and projects as well as exercising. It is much easier to stay home cuddling on the couch with a warm cup of hot chocolate watching television…..I hope that these tips will help you fight the winter blues. Sticking to your workouts this winter isn’t…..Continue Reading
Hand/Wrist / Vicki Moitoso
Oh Baby, It’s Cold Outside!!!
While we are currently getting a break from the cold, frigid temperatures of winter, we still have a long way to go before spring makes its appearance. In light of just how cold it has been recently, it seemed like a good time to review the signs and symptoms of frostbite and hypothermia and how to protect against them, as well as those who are at the greatest risk.Continue Reading
/ Keith Monchik
More than 246,000 people were treated at hospitals, doctors’ offices, and emergency rooms for injuries related to winter sports in 2015, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
• 88,000 injuries from snow skiing
• 61,000 injuries from snowboarding
• 50,000 injuries from ice skating
• 47,000 injuries from sledding, tobogganing, and snow tubing