Tagged: disease prevention

8 Reasons to Keep Moving

We’ve all heard that a sedentary lifestyle can do us more harm than good. But exactly how much more harm? The effects of being sedentary go far beyond what you might think; more than hurting your heart and bringing on weight gain. We’ve created a quick list of eight reasons you should keep moving.

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The Ample Rewards of Being Healthy

We love to think of rewards as tangible things. A bike, a car, a new purse, or maybe even a meal or a snack. What we don’t often think about, is that the rewards of being healthy usually aren’t the tangible prizes we like to think.

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Seniors: Keep the Pace Going with Diet & Exercise

Being aware of what you eat and its overall importance to a healthy life is necessary at any age. Often seniors will mention to me that, they “don’t really need much,” and that maybe they eat only once during the day. Today, research supports that food is necessary throughout the day for almost all of […]

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You’ll WANT to Hit the Gym After This!

“Ugh.” – Everyone’s response to going to the gym. But we assure you, by the time you get to the end of this post…you’ll be halfway out your door with your gym bag over your shoulder because you’re going to WANT to get started!

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Kale: One of the World’s Healthiest Foods

It is remarkable how much press the vegetable, Kale, has been receiving. Looking closer you find a very diverse and tasty vegetable that is actually very adaptable to many good recipes. It is now called one of “the World’s Healthiest Foods.” Kale is 33 calories for a firm measuring cup full. Also known as leaf […]

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Why Women Should Strength Train

In some cases, the moment that we make mention of strength training to female clients can be a tense one—one that tends to be full of excuses. “I don’t want to bulk up.” “Ha! I’m not a body builder.” “But cardio burns more calories.” The truth is, strength training is one of the best things you can add […]

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BMI: When to Use It

There’s a bit of controversy surrounding body mass index measures and how they should (or shouldn’t) be used when determining healthy body measurements for an individual. When it comes to me and my clients, here’s what I suggest.

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3 Food-Related Questions We All Need To Consider

Preventing disease and living healthy is a life-long venture. Many Americans spend most of their lives and their income finding ways to “stay healthy.” Most researchers agree that it will take some work on everyone’s part to come up with just the right factors to influence our best health picture. While these may vary slightly from person to person, […]

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