How much sleep do athletes need to be their best?

How much sleep do athletes need to be their best?

It’s true: what spectators see on the court is a result of what happens off the court. But people usually refer to the hours dedicated to practice, working out, studying the competition, and planning meals.  What about the most important hours necessary for achieving peak athletic performance? We’re talking, of ...

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March #WEGOHealthChat Recap: Combating the Stigma of Chronic Illness

March #WEGOHealthChat Recap: Combating the Stigma of Chronic Illness

Living with a chronic illness not only means dealing with a lifetime of complications but it also means endlessly fighting off the stigma associated with chronic illness. How do you combat the stigma of chronic illness? Is it through education and awareness? Is it your role as a Patient Leader ...

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Easter Weekend 2018

Disney w the fam

Hi friends! How are you? I hope that those of you who celebrated Easter and Passover this weekend enjoyed a wonderful holiday. I apologize for disappearing on ya yesterday; I had an unintentional computer-free weekend. I forgot my computer charger in Valdosta and since I had some work stuff to ...

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The Valsalva Maneuver: The Forgotten Technique That Can Save You From Back Pain (And Make You Stronger)

Most fitness tips do not provide instant gratification. As much as people hate it, fitness — as a method of seeing results — is an endurance event. It takes a lot of reps and sets, sometimes across a span of years, to change your body. And while no workout will ...

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