If you’ve noticed that the kids have become TV watching zombies, your spouse is permanently connected to a smartphone and even the dog has gotten too lazy to chase rabbits, it’s time to get fit as a family! Continue reading “Get Fit as a Family”
Joint health is becoming an increasingly important issue for adults of every age. About 21 million adults have osteoarthritis — a condition which causes severe joint pain when cartilage around bones wears down and makes bones rub together.
Now that the heat of summer is waning and the invigorating crisp days of fall are here, it’s a great time to get up, get out and get going! Continue reading “Autumn is Exercise Season”
You know your body benefits from heart-pumping exercise such as brisk walking at least 30 minutes a day. But don’t forget to work strength training into your routine, too. Continue reading “Why Everyone Should Strength Train”
Tunes may be the best way to tune up — and tone up — your body. Continue reading “Move to the Beat for Better Workout Results”
Having trouble losing weight? Pounds mysteriously piling on? Stress could be the culprit.
Some stress is beneficial and can get you moving and motivated. But when stress is prolonged, leaving you feeling dragged out, your body’s chemistry begins to change. Continue reading “Slash Stress, Melt Pounds”
Is stress derailing your ability to get things done in a day? Zapping your energy? Making your mind foggy? Beyond finding better ways to manage your stress, such as getting more sleep, exercising, and taking time to relax and have fun, the lack of certain nutrients in your diet could be making the physical effects of stress worse. If you’re feeling enough stress to cause fatigue, you’re on the pathway to poor health. Continue reading “Stress Relief and Healthy Energy”
Metabolic syndrome is a combination of symptoms that includes impaired glucose tolerance, high cholesterol and triglycerides, high blood pressure, and abdominal obesity. This dangerous package is often the pathway to heart disease, type 2 diabetes and stroke. A study also shows metabolic syndrome raises colon cancer risk by 75 percent. Continue reading “Can Eating Right Reverse Metabolic Syndrome?”
Have the lazy, hazy days of summer zapped your energy? Maybe it has less to do with the season, and more to do with your lifestyle. Don’t spend one minute more slumped on the couch. Try these easy energy boosters instead: Continue reading “9 Easy Energy Boosters”
Exercise doesn’t just make you look better and control your weight; it’s also good for your brain and lowers your risk of some diseases. Continue reading “This is Your Brain. This is Your Brain on Exercise…”