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Rob Bernhard – Winner at Huntsman World Senior Games!

Rob Bernhard – Winner at Huntsman World Senior Games!

CONGRATULATIONS to our own Rob Bernhard (pictured in center), who competed and WON in the 2018 Huntsman World Senior Games! The Games are an international sports competition for athletes ages 50 and older and consist of 30 athletic events during a two-week period each October.

Check out Rob’s results!

Becca Rodriguez, DO in Emmy®-Nominated PBS Documentary!

Dr. Becca Rodriguez was filmed in a documentary for PBS​, and it's nominated for an Upper Midwest Emmy® Award! SciGirls Stories: Latinas at Work features Dr. Rodriguez as a mentor to teenage girls about sports medicine. The 30-minute documentary also includes other stories about Latinas in STEM careers, which includes science, technology, engineering, and math.

How to Practice Mindfulness – Take a SIP!

How to Practice Mindfulness – Take a SIP!

Mindfulness is the act of being present in the moment, rather than focusing on the past or future. Practicing mindfulness allows you to be aware of your thoughts, feelings, and environment with acceptance and without judgment. Why be mindful?? It may contribute to a happier, healthier you by helping you improve focus, reduce stress and anxiety, treat depression, increase the ability to cope and be resilient, and improve social skills.

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis

Throughout our lives, our bones break down and regenerate. When we’re young, our bone mass increases (and we grow) because bone regenerates faster than it breaks down. As we age, however, bone breaks down faster than it regenerates. Thus, we are faced with the risk of developing osteoporosis, or the weakening of bones.

Tennis Injuries

Tennis Injuries

In beautiful Southern California, the beckoning call of the tennis court is a year-round affair, which is so very tempting for many of us. Tennis is a fantastic sport with numerous health benefits. It is a full-body workout that increases heart and lung (aerobic) capacity, and it decreases the resting heart rate and blood pressure. Playing tennis also improves muscle tone, strength, endurance, flexibility of the skeletal body, and bone density. Mental acuity and overall mood are heightened and improved by vigorous play on the courts in the beautiful outdoors.