Summer

5 Tips for Adjusting to Warm Weather Workouts

As summer draws near, people exercising outdoors – from newcomers to top athletes – should make adjustments or their workouts could suffer, says Marni Sumbal, a prominent exercise physiologist and board-certified sports dietitian.

Crystal Garden Craft for Kids

Whether you have a budding scientist or an artsy child, growing a crystal garden is an easy activity that will preoccupy young minds!

Suncatcher Craft for Kids

File away this fun, easy kids suncatcher craft that requires nothing but household items: water, Epsom salt, and a plastic lid.

6 Foot Care Tips for Sandal Season

With the warm weather approaching, an internationally acclaimed podiatrist recommends soaking in Epsom salt to reduce swelling and other foot irritations that are common in the summer.

Commercial Grower Offers 3 Tips For Fresh Produce

On a sixth-generation farm that the Barbee family has owned for more than a century, Brent Barbee has discovered a new way to increase his harvest and make his fruit taste sweeter. He’s using Epsom salt.

How Top Athletes Beat the Heat

Summer can be especially exhausting for athletes. Recovery is often more difficult, because hot workouts cause more fluid and electrolyte loss, as well as an increase in core temperature, said Ben Greenfield, one of the nation’s top fitness, triathlon, and nutrition experts. Greenfield was voted in 2008 as the Personal Trainer of the Year by […]