In and Out Express Care Blog

Open Water Swim Tips for Triathletes

Published Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Here are a few quick tips for open water swimming! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to give me a shout (/ask-coach-dana)! Never do an extended open water swim alone. Even the best swimmers in the world succumb to Mother Nature (e.g. Fran Crippen). DO NOT underestimate the water, it could cost you your life. For an open water swim over an hour, you MUST bring a drin ..

Water Safety and Drowning

Published Wednesday, July 04, 2018
10 people drown in the United States every day. Summer is a great time to relax at the beach or pool but water safety is an important issue often forgotten. Drowning is a leading cause of death for children 1-4 years old. Tragedy recently struck Olympic skier Bode Miller’s 3 year old daughter. She drowned in the pool while at a family get together. These tragedies can be prevented i ..

Dietary Supplements for Endurance Athletes

Published Wednesday, June 27, 2018
The world is trending towards a more natural approach. Be it in non-surgical medical aesthetics, health and physical fitness or skin care. People are looking for a better way. Gone are the days when we were content to put anything and everything in and on our bodies. The following supplements are backed by evidence that they will enhance aerobic conditioning, decrease recovery time and hel ..

Protect Yourself from Ticks and Lyme Disease

Published Wednesday, June 20, 2018
When warm weather abounds, unfortunately so do ticks. These pesky little insects are easy to pick up in tall grass and shady moist areas at ground level. They will also cling to shrubs and brush looking to hitch a ride on an unsuspecting person or animal. They have also been known to be found in gardens, lawns and at the edge of woody areas. There are more than 200,000 cases of Lyme Dise ..

Physical Steps for Mental Health

Published Wednesday, June 13, 2018
For some strange reason, the news hit me like a punch in the gut. I hadn’t even known the man, but Anthony Bourdain’s passing somehow elicited in me a very strong response. But why? I, like most women, love a bad boy. I had watched his show No Reservations for years, envious of the exotic places he visited and fascinated by his narration of each show. He seemed to be able to connec ..

Give open water swimming a try!

Published Tuesday, June 05, 2018
For some triathletes, the swim is an obstacle. For others, the swim is a time for them to shine in a triathlon. They are in their element when in the open water. When you think about swimming, what is the first thing that pops into your head? For most people, images of a pool with crystal blue water comes to mind. However, if they’ve grown up swimming on a competitive team, it&rsquo ..

The dangers of excess sun exposure and oxybenzone in sunscreens

Published Monday, May 07, 2018
In and Out Express Care cares about it's patients' health and well being! We strive to give our patients health information that is on the cutting edge. This is one way we provide simply better urgent care. As summer approaches, In and Out Express Care advises everyone to be aware of the dangers of sun overexposure and oxybenzone/octinoxate in sunscreens. Athletes who train outside dai ..