Find My Doctor

Check to see if your provider is available through UH Personal Health Record.

Find your doctor now.
How to find your doctor.

Better Living Health Articles

Archive

Syndication

Better Living Health Articles

Running 101 Goes Tech

Posted 9/7/2017 by UHBlog

Running 101 Goes Tech

Video analysis can help you improve your form and avoid running injuries.

Read more...
Comments (0)

On the Road Again

Posted 5/16/2017 by UHBlog

On the Road Again

Fitness apps on your smartphone can be a great way to stay active when you’re on the road.

Read more...
Comments (0)

Should You Carb Load Before a Race?

Posted 4/24/2017 by UHBlog

Should You Carb Load Before a Race?

Find out if carb loading will give you a competitive advantage.

Read more...
Comments (0)

Getting Ready for the Big Race?

Posted 4/17/2017 by UHBlog

Getting Ready for the Big Race?

Check out these last-minute race tips before you get to the starting line.

Read more...
Comments (0)

Transitioning From the Treadmill to the Road

Posted 3/10/2017 by UHBlog

Transitioning From the Treadmill to the Road

The arrival of warmer weather is a good time to consider outdoor running.

Read more...
Comments (0)

Nature’s Obstacle Course: What You Can Learn from Off-Road Running

Posted 9/28/2016 by UHBlog

Nature’s Obstacle Course: What You Can Learn from Off-Road Running

Looking for a more adventurous workout routine? Try off-road or trail running.

Read more...
Comments (0)

4 Ways to Quicken Your Pace

Posted 4/15/2016 by UHBlog

4 Ways to Quicken Your Pace

Four ways to quicken your pace.

Read more...
Comments (0)

Optimizing Your Marathon Training

Posted 3/23/2016 by UHBlog

Are you healthy enough to train for the big race? Schedule a physical today. Whether you’re training for the Cleveland Marathon – taking place on May 15 – or another race, it’s time to lace up your shoes and head to your favorite park or trail. “If you’re trying to beef up your fitness level to run a marathon, I recommend 18 weeks of training,” says certified running coach Jordan Smith, ACSM, RRCA, who has completed two marathons and at least 13 half ma...

Read more...
Comments (0)

Boosting Health and Performance This Holiday Season

Posted 12/16/2015 by Amy Jamieson-Petonic, MEd, RDN, CSSD, LD

The holidays are by far my favorite time of year. The bright lights, a dusting of snow, and a warm winter fire makes this time of year special. The reason for the season makes some of us a little on edge as well, with a never-ending to do list which may include holiday cleaning, baking and shopping. Our desire to keep healthy through it all is always in the back of our mind, but should not be forgotten. I am a big believer in getting the most out of your nutrition and wellness plan by consumin...

Read more...
Comments (0)

Weight to Do Cardio: Why You Should Weight Train First

Posted 11/25/2015 by UHBlog

Are you stumped by the order of your workout? Ask us how to create an effective fitness plan. If you want to start the New Year right by improving your physical fitness and losing weight, you already know that a properly balanced routine of aerobic exercises, resistance training and a healthy diet is the key to success. But is there a way to arrange your workout to accomplish your goals? According to orthopedic sports surgeon Daniel Zanotti, MD, the average person needs a broad routine that inc...

Read more...
Comments (0)

Is Your Running Form Setting You Up For Injury?

Posted 10/19/2015 by UHBlog

Whether you need treatment for an injury or guidance to run your personal best, we can help. As a runner you tell yourself, “No pain, no gain,” but are you doing more harm than good? You ought to go back to the basics, says senior physical therapist Yazmin Torres. “It’s a runner's mentality,” she says. "Runners think, ‘If I can run, I should run,’ even if it’s not efficient or effective.” According to Torres, the key causes of running injurie...

Read more...
Comments (0)

"Better Living" Health & Wellness

Do you know which foods aren't as healthy as you think? Ever wonder what to look for in a running shoe? Do you know the warning signs of stroke? The answer to these questions and many others are contained in our monthly "Better Living" e-newsletters. For a FREE subscription, visit our Sign Up page.

Sign Up Now