Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

Less Colonel Sanders makes for a healthier Emmanuel Sanders, Broncos WR says

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Denver Broncos receiver Emmanuel Sanders is one of those people. No more fast food: Denver WR Emmanuel Sanders has sworn off drive-thru meals. Speaking with 9 News Denver reporter Mike Klis during a break at a youth football camp he was hosting, Sanders pointed to his age and energy level as reasons why he changed his diet.

Brady to release conditioning, nutrition book in September

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Tom Brady's off-the-field pursuits will take a new form in a few months when he releases a book about sustaining peak performance through publisher Simon and Schuster. Simon and Schuster announced on Thursday that the book will be called "The TB12 Method: How to Achieve a Lifetime of Sustained Peak Performance." The plan is for it to be published in September, and it will be available in hardcover, e-book, and audio editions.  "Oversized, heavily illustrated, revealing yet deeply practical, The TB12 Method is an 'athlete's bible' that reveals Brady's methods and approaches to sustained peak performance for people of all ages," Simon and Schuster said in a release. "In it, Brady tells the backstory

Ricky Williams still high on cannabis use, and now he’s talking about it

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Ricky Williams, the former Miami Dolphins running back whose career and reputation were tarnished by marijuana use, is now a national spokesman for cannabis use. After spending years as the punchline for pothead jokes, Williams will be a keynote speaker at the Southeast Cannabis Conference and Expo, June 9-11 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale / Broward County Convention Center. It is the first large-scale cannabis convention ever held in South Florida, and expected to draw thousands of participants including patients, scientists, doctors, and others working in the cannabis business. More than 20 NFL teams play in states where some form of marijuana use has become legal since Williams retired from

Bill Belichick Explains Why Patriots’ Small Coaching Staffs Have Translated To Wins

Monday, May 15th, 2017

BOSTON (CBS) — Bill Belichick’s coaching staff with the Patriots has long been among the smallest in the National Football League. The Patriots head coach has at times forgone having an offensive or defensive coordinator. He typically has relatively few assistants on his staff, and even fewer assistants for the assistants. Belichick explained why he prefers a smaller staff in a fascinating new interview. It’s simple: less is more. Speaking as part of the new podcast Suiting Up With Paul Rabil (h/t to Mike Reiss of ESPN), Belichick explained that he prefers a small, busy coaching staff to a larger group with less work to do. He believes that the coaching staff is ultimately more productive (and

Eddie Lacy’s weight goals could end up being problematic

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Congratulations, Eddie Lacy. You resisted “china food” well enough to make your first of several weight goals in your contract with the Seahawks, by two pounds. I still don’t like the fact that the Seahawks included the provision in his deal. Professional

Bernie Kosar’s doctor on the holistic treatment bringing the Browns great relief from his headaches

Friday, April 28th, 2017

LYNDHURST, Ohio - For three years, former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar has been undergoing treatments for his concussion-related headaches at VitalHealth Partners in Lyndhurst under the care of Dr. Todd Pesek, M.D. Pesek is Founding Holistic Physician and CEO of VitalHealth as well as Chief Medical Officer for Heinen’s Grocery Stores and author of “Eat Yourself Super.” “My approach is one of enabling the body’s natural physiology to flourish,” Dr. Pesek said. Pesek’s holistic care approach emphasizes a superfoods diet including leafy greens kale, cabbage, mesculin, arugula and spinach along with rainbow vegetables like peppers, garlic, beets, onions, tomatoes and sweet potatoes. It also includes

The Aaron Hernandez Suicide: A Football Brain Injury Link?

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Boston University researchers will be studying the brain of Aaron Hernandez, the former football player who on April 19 was found to have died by suicide while in prison. If those researchers find evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, the former New England Patriots tight end would join the growing list of former professional football players afflicted by the brain disease—and the list of those who have died by suicide. The CTE Center, part of the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center, is receiving the brain.

Did a football brain injury help drive Aaron Hernandez to suicide?

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Boston University researchers will be studying the brain of Aaron Hernandez, the former football player who on April 19 was found to have died by suicide while in prison. If those researchers find evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, the former New England Patriots tight end would join the growing list of former professional football players afflicted by the brain disease—and the list of those who have died by suicide. The CTE Center, part of the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center, is receiving the brain. The center has found evidence of CTE in 90 of the 94 brains of former professional football players it has studied. “What it means is there is a link between the types

The Aaron Hernandez Suicide: A Football Brain Injury Link?

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Boston University researchers will be studying the brain of Aaron Hernandez, the former football player who on April 19 was found to have died by suicide while in prison. If those researchers find evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, the former New England Patriots tight end would join the growing list of former professional football players afflicted by the brain disease—and the list of those who have died by suicide. The CTE Center, part of the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center, is receiving the brain.

America’s Largest Mall, With 500 Stores, Turns 25 Years Old

Friday, April 21st, 2017

News and forecasts about the death of malls are premature, at least for the largest one in the United States. Mall of America, which houses 520 stores, turns 25 years old this weekend. It continues to flourish in way that has to be the envy of most of