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Health Information For Teens
We all know that regular physical exercise is good for a girl’s body, mind, and spirit. But you can get your daily dose of endorphins from a jog around the block.
So why play sports? The Women’s Sports Foundation has discovered that sports offer some extra benefits for girls in addition to having fun and getting fit.
Here are a few:
later in life. Sure, you can get these benefits from any type of exercise. But if you have trouble getting to the gym, there may be more incentive to show up and play if you know your coaches or teammates depend on you.
This site has tips on things like preparing for a new season, handling sports pressure, staying motivated, and dealing with injuries.
If you’re having trouble choosing a sport, this article can help!
Playing hard doesn’t have to mean getting hurt. The best way to ensure a long and injury-free athletic career is to play it safe from the start. Find out how.
Just as professional sports stars need medical care to keep them playing their best, so do student athletes. That’s why it’s important to get a sports physical.
How can you get ready to play your best season ever? Read these tips for teen athletes.
We all have problems with self-esteem at certain times in our lives. Here are some tips that might help.
Here are some practical, everyday tips on making exercise and healthy eating work for you instead of feeling like it’s the other way around.
Getting the right amount of exercise can rev up your energy levels and even help you to feel better emotionally. Find out why.
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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