March 11, 2020

The gut and its importance to our health is a topic of increasing research in the medical community. Numerous studies have demonstrated that gut health and the immune system, mood, mental health, autoimmune diseases, and some skin conditions.

A person has anywhere from...

February 10, 2020

Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. While this is a frightening statistic, rest assured that heart disease is often preventable with healthy lifestyle choices.

Many of the conditions and behaviors that put people at risk for heart d...

November 27, 2019

What Happens When You Shop Local

Here’s what happens when you “shop local.”

1. More of your money will be kept in your local economy

For every $100 you spend at locally owned businesses, $87 will stay in the community. What happens when you spend that same $100 at a natio...

November 18, 2019

The answer is always NO if what you have is contagious! While it’s generally ok to exercise with a mild illness, keep in mind that you might spread germs to others and cause them to become ill.

Below is some good advice from our friends at WebMd if you are thinking abo...

November 12, 2019

Regularly stretching the muscles, tendons, and ligaments that support the spine is an important element of all back exercise programs. Stretches designed to alleviate neck and back pain are likely to be prescribed by a doctor, physical therapist, or spine specialist.


June 4, 2019

We hear it a lot. 

"I want a stronger core but I can't get on the ground to do sit ups." Guess what? You don't have to! This month we have put together a core strengthening workout that you can do standing up. 

Let's start with some anatomy. I say core and you say... app...

March 25, 2019

Often when people think of exercise, they imagine strenuous activities such as running, biking or long weightlifting sessions — the ones that make you breathe hard, drip with sweat or make you unbearably sore. But there are many types of exercise, and although cardiova...

February 25, 2019

Too many people who begin exercising fall out of the habit within the first six months—even after a health crisis such as a heart attack or a diagnosis of diabetes, nearly everyone will pay attention to instructions about diet and exercise, but not for long. Once you b...

January 2, 2019

10.  Drink less

  9.  Travel more

  8.  Get more sleep

  7.  Tied for 7th place: 

       Spend more time with family

       Put the smartphone down more often

  6.  Spend less - save more

  5.  Learn something new


November 26, 2018

I don't know about you but I tend to get wound a little too tight around the holidays. Every year I tell myself I am going to say no to more things, spend less and eat better. I am happy to say that I do better every year but there is room for improvement! I have combe...

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