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Hoag Empowers Hundreds of Employees to Participate in the Hoag OC Marathon

Team Hoag is coming out strong with more than 300 employees ready to participate in the Hoag OC Marathon Running Festival taking place May 3-5, 2024. In Hoag’s first year as title sponsor, the support from physicians, nurses, leadership and staff underscores the organization’s commitment to community health. “We are proud to see how many … Read More
Published On: May 2, 2024

Maximizing Performance: Sports Nutrition Tips for Young Athletes

As the title sponsor of the Hoag Classic and Hoag OC Marathon, and the official health care partner of the Los Angeles Chargers and the World Surf League in California, Hoag has long been committed to promoting exercise and a healthy lifestyle for athletes. Our latest partnership with the Orange County Soccer Club reinforces that … Read More
Published On: April 19, 2024

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

Orange County Soccer Club optimistic for 2024 season

Orange County Soccer Club held its media day at Championship Soccer Stadium in Irvine on Election Day. The club already gave coach Morten Karlsen a vote of confidence well before Tuesday. In November, OCSC removed his interim tag and signed him to a multiyear contract. The black and orange took off after Karlsen took over for … Read More
Published On: March 6, 2024

Mental Toughness: How to Stay Motivated During Marathon Training

When it comes to training for a marathon, a lot of runners focus on getting through the miles. Truth be told, 26.2 miles is an intimidating number, so runners train to get their bodies used to the discomfort that comes with pushing your body to its limit. And while increasing your mileage every week, adding … Read More
Published On: February 12, 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

Surfers’ Radical Safety: 6 Tips to Avoid Traumatic Injury

The award-winning Hoag Spine Center has a message for surfers: “We hope never to meet you, but if you do get injured in the ocean, we’re here for you.” “Most neck and spinal cord injuries at the beach are caused by an ocean wave forcing your neck and spine into harmful, unnatural positions,” said Director … Read More
Published On: August 28, 2023

Gastric Bypass Patient Loses Over 200 Pounds and Regains His Life: ‘I Feel Like I Have a Future’

Chris Hill can slide right onto a rollercoaster. He finds the seats at Angels Stadium downright roomy. He cycles about 23 miles a day on the vintage beach cruisers that he loves to restore. Life is good. “Everything is beautiful,” said Hill, who received bariatric surgery from the experts at Hoag’s Digestive Health Institute at … Read More
Published On: July 10, 2023