I will say that I just completed the book Essentialism by Greg McKeown. It is amazing, and I can’t stress enough how much it can help anyone. Basically it emphasizes the idea that you must focus on doing less in every aspect of your lives so that you can do those few things better. Pick up a copy. Trust me, you will not regret it.
Are there any books you would recommend?
Now on to the articles!
A new study looks at the injury rate in CrossFit, the types of injuries suffered, and who suffers them: Injury Rate and Patterns Among CrossFit Athletes by Benjamin M. Weisenthal, BA, Christopher A. Beck, MA, PhD, Michael D. Maloney, MD, Kenneth E. DeHaven, MD, Brian D. Giordano, MD in American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
An orthopaedic surgery resident’s thoughts on industry and education in medical training: Let’s Stop Shunning Industry in Academe by Adam Bitterman DO in MedPage Today
The many benefits of walking: For healthy joints, walk, walk, walk and walk some more by Cassandra Spratling in Detroit Free Press
We are never too busy to improve our health! Here are some tips: 35 Realistic Ways to Squeeze Healthier Habits Into Super Busy Schedules by Tara Fuller in greatist.com
Exercise and Fitness
You can get a total body workout from anywhere! 50 Bodyweight Exercise You Can Do Anywhere by Laura Schwecherl in greatest.com
A new study gives us a new reason to hit the gym: Weight Training Key to Battling Belly Fat by Mary Elizabeth Dallas in WebMD
This bill seems to be well intentioned, but I have no idea where they would find doctors who were available to cover all youth games, let alone practices. Councilman pushes bill to have doctors at games, full contact practices by Joe Mauceri in pix11.com
Social Media and Communication
Social media might help stress…seriously? Using Facebook and Twitter a lot can actually decrease stress — if you’re a woman by Hayley Tsukayama in The Washington Post
Internet users of all ages are spending more time overall on social networks: Facebook Was The One Network People Used Less In 2014 by Parmy Olson in Forbes