September 23, 2018

Good for the Brain

A study in British Columbia compared two groups of women between ages 65 and 75. One group did strength training with weight machines or dumbbells once or twice a week. The other did toning and balance exercises. After a year, tests showed the first g...

August 23, 2018

It happens to everyone. Life. It gets in the way of best intentions, good habits and healthy routines. Especially during the summer months. As we head into Fall we thought we would throw out some tried and true methods to re-establish those great lifestyle choices. The...

July 25, 2018

You should always check with your healthcare professional before you make changes to your diet. With that said here are a few of the most popular ways to regulate your eating. Every body is different so you might win at calorie counting but your best friend might score...

June 27, 2018

You know what’s going to happen. It’s going to be blazing hot and the last thing you’ll want to do is cook. For our family a lot of times that means we end up eating pizza at 10 pm when it finally cools off enough for us to realize we are starving. While pizza always t...

May 13, 2018

Staying hydrated is important for a many reasons. Water lubricates and cushions your joints, protects your spinal cord and other sensitive tissues, and transports wastes from your body. Being hydrated helps with memory and cognition; it also helps to improve your mood...

April 5, 2018

Our advice: DO IT! Zumba is not only an exhilarating and fun workout, but it can also (and most importantly) flatten your abs.

You're probably familiar with this popular, Latin-inspired dance/fitness class and may be a devout fanatic already. Or maybe you've just starte...

March 1, 2018

Some excellent advice from our friends at the American Council on Exercise

Health Consequences of Poor Sleep

Science already tells us that for every action there is an opposite and equal reaction. When the body is well rested, the body performs optimally. On the flip sid...

February 2, 2018

Small Changes Can Make a Big Difference

Schedule a visit with your doctor to talk about heart health. It’s important to schedule regular check-ups even if you think you are not sick. Partner with your doctor and health care team to set goals for improving your heart hea...

January 2, 2018

1. Write It and Measure It

Resolutions should be both specific and measurable. Try following the SMART model: specific, measurable, achievable, results-focused, and time-bound.

"I want to lose weight" is a pretty common New Year’s resolution, but how exactly do you go fr...

November 7, 2017

As the cold weather moves in, nothing warms you up quite like a bowl of steaming hot soup. Now that the temperatures are starting to dip, it is time to pull out your Dutch ovens, soup pots, and slow-cookers. We all long for comfort foods this time of year and soup is s...

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