• Exercise induced gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Exercise,  Health,  Nutrition

    Exercise induced gastroesophageal reflux disease

    Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a chronic medical condition in which the stomach acid frequently flows from the stomach to the esophagus. From time to time many people experience isolated reflux, but this is not GERD, it is termed gastroesophageal reflux (GER). GERD is a serious medical condition that can lead to scaring of the lower esophagus and with repeated exposure may lead to Barrett’s esophagus which may increase a person’s rate for esophageal adenocarcinoma (“Definition & Facts for Barrett’s Esophagus,” 2017). More recently it has been posited that exercise-induced GERD is associated with atrial fibrillation [AFib] (Swanson, 2008) a condition that effects the atrial electrical conduction pathways and subsequent…

  • Being fit & relaxed while traveling
    Exercise,  Fitness tips

    Being fit & relaxed while traveling

    Travelers face a variety of challenges in a fast paced world. Attempting to juggle home and business responsibilities can be an anxiety provoking experience alone, but if you travel a great deal this can significantly decrease your ability to engage in a healthy lifestyle. Even though technology has made travel easier, you can still experience missed flights, flight delay or cancellation, lost or damaged luggage, car rental cancellation, missed connections, having to travel with multiple connections, car problems, traffic congestion or reroutes, eating on the road, weather, rude people, Jet-lag and much more. It can be fatiguing and stressful to say the least. It’s Hard to Maintain an Exercise Program…