While most expectant mothers take great care to avoid vices that could be harmful to an unborn child - such as drinking, smoking, drug use, etc. - there are some things that just aren't talked about in the same breath when it comes to prenatal care. Expectant mothers often hear tips ranging from borderline (or completely) ludicrous, to those based in fact, but slightly off the mark.
If you spend time outside in spring, summer or early fall, sooner or later you will pick up ticks in their various stages or get bitten by flies or mosquitos, all of which can carry a range of different microbes. Several of these are associated with Lyme disease.
Whether you've had to take time off due to injury or are simply trying to get back into your chosen sport after a hiatus, it can be hard to get back on the horse. Athletes of all ages and builds know that getting back into the swing of training and picking up where their fitness left off is difficult, if not impossible. Learn how to recover after an injury or long hiatus.