Three Great Health Reads

They say knowledge is power. But given how busy we all are, finding and more importantly reading that knowledge is often pushed down our To-Do list to the point that it never happens. So, this week I wanted to start a new series here on the blog. I spend a lot of time reading news about healthy living, physical fitness, diet and such. I thought it might be helpful to you if once a week I shared the top three articles I had read that week.

So here it is… for the week of July 18, 2011, these are my Three for Thursday. Give them a read and then let me know what you think of this new series via the comments.

1) Are kids specializing too soon? Is competing at too high a level at too early of an age putting your child at risk? This article describes some of the trends with adolescent injury, and risk factors for those who compete too intensely at too early of an age. It also covers a few arguments for encouraging your child to cross train, and participate in multiple sport options.

2) Simple exercises to help your tennis game.

3) Creating power in your golf, tennis, or baseball swing depends in large part to using your kinetic chain efficiently. In other words it is the timing and sequencing of moving parts allows you to create power, much like the power created when you snap someone with a towel. See how Rory McIlroy generates power

Well that covers this week’s Three for Thursday posts. Let me know what you think… I’m all ears.