Tagged: health

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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Staff Highlight: Apinya Jordan

For anyone who has used the Playroom at Elite North Shore for their children, you know that it is so much more than just a dropping point for your kids to stay while you get in a run. The playroom at North Shore is a place where your children get to learn, grow and thrive in a fun, […]

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The Obesity Epidemic.

Obesity is an epidemic that is plaguing our country. Children can suffer, adults can suffer, people we love can suffer. It’s important to know what we can do to ensure the people around us lead happy and healthy lives. The best way to do this is to understand what obesity is, how we can overcome it, and […]

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Best Ways to Measure Overall Health

Trying to get a grasp on how healthy you are is hard. It’s easy to measure your health just by stepping on a scale, but that shouldn’t be your only indicator of how healthy you are. There are plenty of ways to be healthy without dropping lots of weight, just as dropping too much weight can […]

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Break Through the Binge

Now that it’s summer time, the kids are out of school and ready to have an amazing time this summer. But it turns out, most of them will spend it on a binge in front of a screen. On average people spend 1 hour and 33 minutes of their day on Netflix alone, and with Netflix […]

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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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Fight Or Flight? More Like Gym Or Couch

When we get home from work, all we want to do is sit on the couch, turn on the TV, and eat enough junk food for a lifetime. After a stressful and tiresome workday, why would you want to head to the gym or prepare a healthy meal? Well the truth is your body is […]

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Building a Strong Foundation of Health

In order for your health to stand the test of time, it’s important to have a solid foundation. To help demonstrate this point, we are going to turn to everyone’s favorite nursery rhyme pals, the Three Little Pigs.

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How to Age Backwards

Who wouldn’t want to age backwards?  I’m not talking about “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” backwards, I’m simply talking about turning back those clock hands a few years, keeping your body younger. Is there a way to do that? Can our lifestyle be adjusted such that we can slow down the aging process? If […]

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Changes in Dietary Guidelines for Americans – What You Need to Know

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans are issued and updated every five years by the US government. Specifically, these guidelines are the work of the USDA and the Department of Health and Human Services. Now we have the results of the past five years’ research in the 2015 Dietary Guidelines out this past month.

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