It wasn’t a big move. I pushed my racquet ball opponent to one side and reached to hit the ball. I fell to the floor screaming in pain. It felt like someone had stabbed a knife into my calf.
“I must have pulled a muscle,” I thought. After several minutes the pain subsided a little and I decided to get up and gingerly walk it off. With the first step crumpled to the floor again. I had torn a calf muscle and ended up on crutches. It took almost two months before I could run or play any sports again. The doctor told me that all the pain and suffering could have been avoided if I had done just one thing…
This is an important time of year for those of you who do not want to lose the important health gains you have made this summer.
Thanksgiving and Christmas are filled with unfair temptations that don’t exist the rest of the year.
Coming down a mountain pass last night, I felt the brakes on my truck begin to chatter. When I got home, I called a trusted repair man. He told me that he could not work on my beloved Ford F150 until after the weekend. When He told me why, I was amazed!
Some of the excuses people use for not exercising are flat out hilarious. I heard three that sounded pretty good at first blush, but further investigation poked big holes in the logic of every one of them.
Warning! This post won’t change the world but I hope it makes you smile.
If a little is good, a lot has to be better, right? Wrong! Want proof?
An Ambien might put you to sleep for the night. Six Ambien could result in a very long dirt nap!
Lifting weights can build muscle. Lifting too much weight can tear muscle.
A table spoon of castor oil is a laxative. A bottle of castor oil is a national security issue. I know! I drank a bottle as a child.
One final example……