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Get Your Kids to Drink More Water

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 2:43pm
It can be hard to get kids to drink water, especially if there are other drink options that they prefer. But drinking water is necessary, because it helps the body work properly. Here are some easy and fun tips to help you keep... Read More

Gratitude Grams for Caregivers

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 2:13pm
We’re sending our thanks to caregivers at Children’s Hospital Colorado [@ChildrensColo /Facebook tag], who provide the best in pediatric care every single day, even during the most challenging times. Please join us by sending a... Read More

 High Performance Lunches for Athletes

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 1:09pm
If athletes want to perform well, they need to correctly fuel their bodies. This mean eating the right combination of foods, and it also means eating enough so that they can make it through the day and through their practice,... Read More

Mental Health First Aid

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 12:42pm
Just like first aid skills like CPR, mental health first aid is a toolbox for stabilizing a situation until professional help arrives. And just like CPR, it could help save a life.    ... Read More

Sports Injury Recovery

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 12:35pm
The Psych Behind Sports Injury Recovery  There’s a lot more to rehabilitation than just physical therapy and rest. Reasonable goal setting and education about the injured body part, including what it does and why it... Read More

The importance of iron intake

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 12:33pm
Iron Needs in Young Athletes  Calories and hydration are essential for growth and performance. Combined with the right amounts of vitamins and minerals, including iron to increase the flow of oxygen throughout the... Read More

Preserve the happy in your holidays

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 10:25am
It’s easy (and satisfying) to make a lengthy holiday to-do list. It’s much harder to complete all the tasks you’ve given yourself. Manage your expectations and cut back on a few things to create holiday season memories that... Read More

Muscle tension? Try needles.

Monday, October 7, 2019 - 2:41pm
(But don’t try it at home.)  Trigger points in the muscles cause pain. Deep tissue massage can help relax the muscle and relieve tension. Another thing that can help: needles. It sounds unpleasant ¾ but it work... Read More