Posts Tagged ‘Athletes’

US Olympic Athletes Didn’t Get Zika, But Did Return With Other Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

The threat of Zika virus was a major concern at the 2016 Rio Olympics. But new research shows that it was other diseases that came back. Healthy Living Special News Bulletin-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles […]

NCAA Ban On Paying Athletes Faces More Threats

Fresh off a ruling that Northwestern University football players can’t form a union, the NCAA is about to face a more direct challenge to its longstanding policy of not letting schools pay athletes like they’re professionals. A federal judge who issued a landmark decision against the NCAA last year is considering whether to grant class-action […]

Zendurance: A Spiritual Fitness Guide for Endurance Athletes

Zendurance: A Spiritual Fitness Guide for Endurance Athletes ''This is a wonderful piece of work – something all athletes need to read.'' – Paula Newby-Fraser, eight-time Ironman World ChampionUsing basic Zen techniques, the author provides a guide to improving athletic performance through meditation, centering, visualization and relaxation. The book is written for athletes of all […]

Why One Of The Best Athletes In The World Refuses To Compete

In 2000, Laird Hamilton infamously surfed the most dangerous wave in the world. It was as tall as a seven-story building. He was 36 years old. Everybody flipped out. It’s just one example of how Hamilton has continued to disrupt the surfing world for over 30 years by constantly reinventing new ways to conquer the […]

14 Badass Girl Athletes Show Off Their Game Faces

The 2015 Women’s World Cup begins on June 6, and to commemorate the occasion, the clothing brand Wildfang is showcasing some badass young female soccer players. The company’s CEO Emma McIlroy teamed up with photographer Andrea Corradini to create “#GameFace,” a series of fierce photos of 14 athletes ages 5 to 14. “We are beyond […]

Test Endurance Athletes for Heart Woes While They Exercise: Study

European researchers report detection of arrhythmias should also focus on right ventricle healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American […]

Young Athletes With ACL Injuries Often Need Repeat Surgery: Study

Starting athletics early, focusing on just one sport contribute to risks healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants […]

Even Elite Athletes May Have Heart Abnormalities

Study of Olympic prospects finds ‘large prevalence’ of defects healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community […]

Health Tip: Vegetarian Athletes Need Plenty of Protein

Here’s where you can get it healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which […]

Athletes Need to Guard Against Skin Woes

From blisters to burns, what to watch out for healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community […]

Obama Calls On NCAA To Rethink The Way It Protects And Punishes Athletes

WASHINGTON — Weighing in on the growing debate over amateurism in college sports, President Barack Obama said on Friday that universities bear “more responsibilities than right now they’re showing” toward their athletes and that the NCAA should require schools to guarantee athletic scholarships with no strings attached. “[T]he students need to be taken better care […]

Requirements Of Student Athletes’ Preseason Physicals Vary Between States

Before joining a high school sports team, most students in the U.S. have to complete a preparticipation physical evaluation (PPE). This preseason physical is intended to check that a student is healthy enough to participate in competitive sports, but a new study from the American Academy of Pediatrics found that the requirements of the physicals […]

Testosterone May Not Deliver Victory for Athletes, Study Found

Cross-country runners showed a spike in the ‘male hormone’ during race, regardless of finishing time healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release […]