Rhabdomyolysis: Don’t Over Do It

Some people new to exercise push themselves too hard in their journey for fitness. But that can turn to tragedy. Rhabdomyolysis is a serious consequence of too much too soon, requiring hospitalization and sometimes dialysis treatment to prevent kidney failure. Read this short linked article for information about the condition and how to prevent it.

http://www.cooperinstitute.org/2018/01/04/is-there-such-a-thing-as-too-much-exercise

Stairway To Health

Stairs, for exercise, are accessible just about anywhere. Stair walking count as cardio exercise. But they also strengthen and tone our lower body, particularly calves, thighs, abs, and glutes. And who doesn’t want toned glutes? Check out this link for more details.

https://www.livestrong.com/article/557731-climbing-stairs-for-a-flat-stomach/

Worst of the Best

Sodium (salt) in high doses is dangerous. None of us should consume more than 2,300 mg per day. And many should have even less, depending on which metabolic conditions they may be suffering. In fact, so much sodium is packed into our daily food purchases, we should never add salt to anything we eat. Especially when eating out. Click this link to view a humorous look (with videos) of some of the highest sodium counts in restaurant foods.

https://cspinet.org/news/subway-pf-chang%E2%80%99s-mcdonald%E2%80%99s-vie-milligrammy-awards-20171011