Plantar Fasciitis – Pain, Prevention, Treatment

“I was out playing pickleball yesterday and experienced some discomfort on the bottom of my right foot. I knew right away what it was; a mild case of plantar fasciitis. The plantar fascia ligament is a long fibrous tissue that connects your heel bone to your toes and helps form the arch of your foot. [...]

Pickleball and Parkinson’s

In a few weeks there will be a tournament in Pittsburgh, PA benefiting the Parkinson Foundation of Western Pennsylvania. As you know there are more and more tournaments for players to choose from, but when a wonderful charity is benefiting, pickleball players should try to make it happen. If pickleball can help raise money, and [...]

Pickleball Players’ Favorite Trader Joe’s Items

As many of us have been witness to, Trader Joe’s has amazing, healthy products that are perfect snacks and meals on and off the pickleball court! I took a poll from pickleball friends all over the country, and compiled this list of their favorite Trader Joe’s items for a healthy breakfast, delicious dinner, or guilt-free snack! [...]

One More Snack and One More Pickleball Game

Do you remember the old adage “Wait one hour after eating before going in the pool”? Well not only did I never follow that advice, but we discovered that a frisbee makes a great floating plate so we could eat lunch and swim at he same time...And yes, I did survive but my digestive tract [...]

Hydration on the Pickleball Court

What you drink on the pickleball court matters - Hydration. Welcome new contributor Sandy Segien R.D.N. a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist! Yes another new friend of mine that I met on the pickleball court. She loves pickleball and has lots of knowledge to share to keep us healthy and on the courts longer. Welcome Sandy! Being a [...]

H2U Magazine – Pickleball in Print!

More exposure for this awesome sport! I just received in the mail the finished product of an interview and some time on the court with Bill Hudgins, Managing Editor of H2U (Health To You) Magazine. H2U is an award-winning, quarterly magazine that features inspiring people, information about medical treatments and disease prevention, healthy recipes, and [...]