A variety of educational games for kids exist, including board games, card games, interactive puzzles and video games. Most kids enjoy the challenge of participating in games, and the process of playing some of educational activities may actually make them smarter and more capable. Games can also bring you and …

Feels like just yesterday you were at a playground doing pull-ups in shorts after your midday run, and today it¡¯s 32 degrees. There¡¯s a reason that holiday carol call this weather ¡°frightful.¡± You can be forgiven for not bounding out the door to brave the slush, sleet and gray to …

Fitness is easily achieved through playing with friends at younger stages of life, and most adults are aware of exercising to keep the body fit and healthy as they grow older. But the teenage years can be more complex — if a child is not active in competitive sports, he …

Want your child to be king or queen of the playground during recess kickball? There’s no better way for them to succeed than to know how to blast a kickball great distances. Kickball is not a mainstream sport, but a World Cup soccer coach and former professional player can offer …

With its distinctive prickly skin, sprouty green leaves and sweet yellow flesh, the pineapple is a symbol of hospitality as well as a tasty treat. Like many fruits and vegetables, it can be just as nourishing on the body as in the body. Eating mineral-rich pineapple pulp, drinking the juice, …

Warfarin, an oral anticoagulant, hinders the normal clotting effects of vitamin K. Discovered in 1942 at the University of Wisconsin, warfarin decreases the action of clotting factors to a level that is medically beneficial. By blocking vitamin K, warfarin slows the clotting mechanism, a desirable effect to treat or prevent …

Technological advances have multiplied the flooring options for basketball. Previous generation of players competed indoors on wood, tile or tartan surfaces and outdoors on either concrete or asphalt, but new synthetic surfaces and sports court technologies have created a whole new range of choices. Players have myriad selections of sneakers …

Getting buff means increasing your amount of lean muscle mass. Resistance exercise incorporates movements that strengthen and tone the muscles. Young adults can build larger muscles through weightlifting routines and other types of resistance exercise, although very young teenagers should wait until after they enter puberty to begin lifting weights …

M¨¦ni¨¨re’s disease is an inner ear condition discovered by French physician Prosper M¨¦ni¨¨re. This disease may cause pressure or ringing in the ear and attacks lasting several hours can occur. These attacks also bring on dizziness, nausea and other symptoms associated with vertigo. Vestibular rehabilitation exercises may reduce symptoms by …