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 [...]

August 1st, 2015|

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 [...]

June 2nd, 2015|

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 [...]

May 5th, 2015|

Rotator Cuff Injury Treatment

Here it is - Part 3 of 3, Rotator Cuff - Injury treatment for all you pickleball players. In case you missed the first two parts, click on the links: Part 1 - Rotator cuff pain - What is it? Part 2 - Prevention of injury The most common injuries to the rotator cuff muscles [...]

April 6th, 2015|

Pickleball Warm Up

The Pickleball Channel recently made a Pickleball 411 video Warming Up with Alex Hamner and Jennifer Lucore. We had fun showing Rusty Howes and his crew what WE do. Here is some more insight to our pickleball warm up. It is really important to warm up prior to pickleball play. Here is my routine: once I [...]

February 27th, 2015|

Pickleball – Intimations of Mortality

Here is a great read from my new friend Keith. We had been pen pals (yes emailing) for the last six months and since my travels took me to the Seattle area last week, I had to make sure we met up. He lives in Gig Harbor which also has a beautiful YMCA, so I [...]

January 22nd, 2015|