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Unlocking Peak Performance: Mental Preparation Tips for Excelling in Soccer

Achieving success in sports, particularly soccer, extends far beyond physical ability. The mental game plays a crucial role in determining an athlete’s performance on and off the field. From maintaining focus to managing pressure, mental preparation is key to unlocking peak performance. Hoag has recently announced its partnership as the exclusive health care provider for … Read More
Published On: March 19, 2024

Hydration for Young Runners: Staying Safe and Hydrated

Staying hydrated seems easy enough, but often times, especially for young runners, taking the time to refuel can be forgotten when the focus is on training or the excitement of race day. But the reality is hydration should be at the top of the priority list for all runners, both kids and adults, because of … Read More
Published On: March 11, 2024

5 Tips for Running 26 Miles

“Everyone can be an athlete, so long as they are willing to think like an athlete,” said Eugene Yim, M.D., medical director of Hoag Sports Medicine. “That means taking sports injury prevention seriously.” With the Hoag OC Marathon just around the bend, Dr. Yim offers the following tips and exercises to help runners prevent injuries … Read More
Published On: January 11, 2024

Hoag Signs on as Title Sponsor of the OC Marathon

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Dec. 4, 2023 – In its ongoing commitment to creating a healthier community, Hoag announced today it will be the title sponsor of the 20th annual OC Marathon, now dubbed the Hoag OC Marathon.  The popular Southern California running festival will welcome more than 22,000 runners during the weekend of May 3-5, … Read More
Published On: December 4, 2023

Mindfulness: A Moment of Zen for the Holidays

Yes, the holidays are a wonderful and merry time, but they are equally known for the stress it can trigger from unresolved familial issues, financial stress, loneliness and battling crowds who take over shopping malls, freeways and grocery stores.   But Hoag Hospital Wellness Consultant, Anusha Wijeyakumar, MA, CPC, E-RYT, has a simple tip for … Read More
Published On: November 22, 2023

Healthy Holiday Swaps – How to Make Your Menu Satisfying and Healthy

When it comes to the holiday’s it’s a fair assumption that many, if not most people, will accept the fate “tis the season to overeat.” It’s not easy to stick to healthy eating when food is the center of holiday gatherings. How can you say no to your aunt’s traditional green bean casserole topped with … Read More
Published On: November 22, 2023

The 4 Wise Steps of EOY Deductibles

‘Twas the month before New Year’s when all through your mind, you realized: You’ve reached your deductible! Now is the time! Make your appointments, order your pills. And know that your health plan may pick up the bill. Your deductible is how much of your medical costs you pay (excluding premiums and copays or coinsurance) … Read More
Published On: November 20, 2023

Spring Forward, Fall Back: How Daylight Savings Affects Your Health

As the seasons change, we often hear the familiar phrase “spring forward, fall back” to serve as a reminder to make better use of daylight by turning the clock ahead with warmer weather and back again with colder weather. The twice-a-year desynchronization of our body’s internal clocks means we get an “extra hour” to sleep. … Read More
Published On: November 2, 2023

How to Get the Most Out of Open Enrollment

The choices you make during open enrollment affect you and your whole family. No wonder people feel a little anxious when those open enrollment emails hit their inboxes. By choosing doctors who are associated with Hoag, you will have access to the highest quality of care. “By virtue of where you live, you have access … Read More
Published On: October 26, 2023