These tools help count calories, track activity level.
Engaging in friendly competition.
Spending time outside is good for your mind and body.
Latin dance craze is fun, yet easy on joints.
Interval training strengthens your heart
Learn how to protect your joints
UCF student plays wheelchair basketball in spite of his severe hemophilia A
2012 is fifth year of NHF’s Walk program
Vaughn Ripley, who has hemophilia and HIV, aims run 100 triathlons.
Resolving to get fit in 2012? Knowing what you want out of a gym is an essential first step in picking the right one for you.
Getting in shape doesn’t require expensive gear or the latest fad workout routine. All you really need is your own body.
For many girls with bleeding disorders, physical education class, exercise and sports are complicated by menstrual cycles that are long, heavy and painful.
For patients with hemophilia, learning about bone health now may help prevent osteoporosis and fractures later.
Disc golf, modeled on traditional golf, combines walking and throwing a flying disc at a target.
Amr Elbeshir wanted something that would exercise his mind and his body. “Tai chi allowed me to visualize being healthy.”
“Surprisingly, we found that kids with severe hemophilia could take a lot more in the way of impact sports than is often attributed to them.”
To play or not to play? For kids with bleeding disorders, that is the question—at camp, at school, at home, anywhere.
Eating healthy is easier said than done, especially for people who are managing a chronic condition like a bleeding disorder.
Healthy People 2020, the nation’s new 10-year health roadmap, includes a “Blood Disorders and Blood Safety” section for the first time. Goals include increasing von Willebrand disease diagnosis and reducing hemophilia joint problems.
Dancing can increase your endurance and energy levels, improve your strength and coordination, and tone your muscles.