Entries by Aubrie Haymore

Protect Your Eyes from the Sun

Take Precautions to Reduce Damage Most people understand that we use sunscreen to protect our skin from the sun. Too much exposure to UV light raises the risks of eye diseases, including cataract, growths on the eyes, and cancer. Growths on the eye, such as pterygium, can show up in our teens or 20s, especially […]

Train with Tabata

Get a Max Workout with High-Intensity Interval Training If you’re feeling complacent in your workout, try adding Tabata or HIIT routines to mix it up. The American College of Sports Medicine recommends 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity per week. Moderate activity is defined by working at 40 to 60 percent of your max heart. […]

Myths and Facts About Mental Health

  One in four people worldwide will be affected by mental illness at some point in their lives (10 Facts On Mental Health, n.d.). Since May is Mental Health Month here in the United States I thought it might be good to talk mental health facts and some risky behaviors that may prevent mental illness. […]

7 Foam Rolling Tips

The Benefits of Relieving Muscle Tension Foam rolling can be very beneficial for relieving muscle tension. Just make sure you’re doing it correctly. We are all probably familiar with a foam roller. It’s the long, dense tube-looking thing found in most gyms. But not many people use it regularly, or know its purpose. Foam rolling […]

Keep Your Ticker Beating with Heart Healthy Exercises

February is near and dear to our hearts at USANA and in the U.S. because it’s heart health month. Cardiovascular disease—a catch-all term for all of the diseases affecting the heart and blood vessels—is the number one leading cause of mortality globally according the World Health Organization. The good news about cardiovascular disease is that […]

A How-To Guide for Winter Workouts

Protect Your Body with Layers and Stretching It is important to warm up and stay warm for your winter workouts. Whether you are skiing, running, or snow shoeing, it’s crucial to warm up your tendons, joints, and muscles before you work out. When it is cold your muscles, tendons, and ligaments are less elastic, making them […]